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Articles from the November 4, 2013 edition

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 By Michael Barrett    News    November 4, 2013

Red Lake Halloween Night 2013 - P3

Red Lake Halloween Night 2013 - P3 Winners of Treet Street Contests Booth contest: 1st to 4th, Housing authority, St. Mary's, RLNC Student Council, Mark Kingbird Family. Youth Costume 1st to 4th: Marv Schoenborn Jr as Gene Simmons, A. Taylor as Minecraft, Darin Roy as "Wilson", Cat in a Hat Adult Costumes: Vampire Bride - Shari Johnson, Fat Bastard - Cheryl Thomas, Victor/Thomas - Dan Lyons &...

 
 By Margueritte Secola    News    November 4, 2013

Ojibwe Language Revitalization Initiative: Strategic Planning Meeting held October 10th, 2013

On the afternoon of Thursday, October 10th, community stakeholders gathered at the Red Lake Casino for a strategic planning meeting to discuss the future of the Ojibwe Language on the reservation. The Department of Economic Development and Planning hosted the event in order to bring community members together to engage in critical discussion about how to address the issue of language loss in the...

 
 News    November 4, 2013

Sample Ballot - Red Lake Schools Special Election - November 5, 2013

Sample Ballot - Red Lake Schools Special Election - November 5, 2013...

 
 By Michael Barrett    News    November 4, 2013

Red Lake Halloween Night 2013 - P4

Red Lake Halloween Night 2013 - P4 Winners of Treet Street Contests Booth contest: 1st to 4th, Housing authority, St. Mary's, RLNC Student Council, Mark Kingbird Family. Youth Costume 1st to 4th: Marv Schoenborn Jr as Gene Simmons, A. Taylor as Minecraft, Darin Roy as "Wilson", Cat in a Hat Adult Costumes: Vampire Bride - Shari Johnson, Fat Bastard - Cheryl Thomas, Victor/Thomas - Dan Lyons &...

 
 By Michael Barrett    News    November 4, 2013

St. Mary's Mission School Halloween Party 2013 - P3

St. Mary's Mission School Halloween Party 2013 - P3...

 
 By Michael Barrett    News    November 4, 2013

St. Mary's Mission School Halloween Party 2013 - P4

St. Mary's Mission School Halloween Party 2013 - P4...

 
 By Michael Barrett    Features    November 4, 2013

Halloween Party and Dance held in Red Lake - P7

A Halloween Party and Dance was held at the Red Lake Center on Wednesday, October 30, 2013. The Party included a Halloween dance and costume contest, dancing to the music of a DJ and lunch. There were over 50 participants in the dance and costume contest and went from 6 PM to 9 PM....

 
 By Michael Barrett    Features    November 4, 2013

Halloween Party and Dance held in Red Lake - P8

A Halloween Party and Dance was held at the Red Lake Center on Wednesday, October 30, 2013. The Party included a Halloween dance and costume contest, dancing to the music of a DJ and lunch. There were over 50 participants in the dance and costume contest and went from 6 PM to 9 PM....

 
 Sports    November 4, 2013

Kelliher-Northome's memorable season ends in section final

ESKO — The magical ride of the Kelliher-Northome football team came to an end Friday as the Mustangs fell 32-22 to Ely in the Section 7 9-Man championship game in Esko. Friday’s setback was Kelliher-Northome’s lone blemish on a 10-1 campaign which saw the Mustangs advance to the section title game for the first time since the merger of the two communities. The game featured a pair of high-powered offenses and in the first half both teams sh...

 
 By Shena Lea    Sports    November 4, 2013

Pep Rally held in Kellier

A Community Breakfast and Pep Rally was held in Kelliher on Friday, November 1, 2013. The Kelliher-Northome Mustangs (10-0), the Section 7's No. 1 seed, were set to square off against Ely (10-0), the No. 2 seed, at 4:45 p.m. in Esco....

 
 By Michael Barrett    Sports    November 4, 2013

Red Lake Elementary Football Red and White Game - P10

The Red Lake Elementary Football Program finished their season on Tuesday, October 29, 2013 with a Red and White Game at the RLHS Football Field....

 
 By Michael Barrett    Sports    November 4, 2013

Red Lake Elementary Football Red and White Game - P11

The Red Lake Elementary Football Program finished their season on Tuesday, October 29, 2013 with a Red and White Game at the RLHS Football Field....

 
 By Michael Barrett    Sports    November 4, 2013

Red Lake Elementary Football Red and White Game - P12

The Red Lake Elementary Football Program finished their season on Tuesday, October 29, 2013 with a Red and White Game at the RLHS Football Field....

 
 Politics    November 4, 2013

Legislators get first hand look at possible projects for 2014 bonding bill

BEMIDJI —The quest for funding continued Thursday for spokespeople from the Save the Carnegie Campaign and Bemidji State University as they tried to convince state legislators to award bonding money to their respective projects....

 
 Politics    November 4, 2013

Peterson optimistic again for farm bill vote

WILLMAR — After months of stalemate over a new five-year extension of the farm bill, 7th District Congressman Collin Peterson is optimistic that a House and Senate conference committee will hammer out the differences and bring a bill to a vote....

 
 News    November 4, 2013

MINNESOTA WINTER HAZARD AWARENESS WEEK 2013

Each year as the leaves start to change color and eventually fall, we know it is only a matter of time before the ground turns white and we transition to our long winter season. The week of November 4-8th, 2013 has been designated Minnesota Winter Hazard Awareness Week. Sponsored by the Minnesota Department of Public Safety Division of Homeland Security Emergency Management, Winter Hazard Awareness Week is an opportunity for local Emergency Manag...

 
 News    November 4, 2013

Man who represented himself gets 40 years for murder

DULUTH — A man convicted of a 2012 murder in Duluth was sentenced Friday to serve 40 years in prison. Joshua Lee Littlewolf, 43, will need to serve at least two-thirds of the sentence. Littlewolf was convicted in September of second-degree murder for the April 2012 stabbing death of 28-year-old Joshua Olson. Littlewolf, who represented himself in court, maintained his innocence during the sentencing hearing, claiming the Native Mob was behind...

 
 Jobs    November 4, 2013

CHILD SUPPORT COURT CLERK - RED LAKE NATION CHILD SUPPORT PROGRAM/TRIBAL COURTS

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT CHILD SUPPORT -- COURT CLERK RED LAKE NATION CHILD SUPPORT PROGRAM/TRIBAL COURTS Open: November 1, 2013 Closing: December 2, 2013 @ 3:00 p.m. PRIMARY FUNCTIONS: Provide clerical support and records management for operation of the Red Lake Nation Child Support Program child support cases. Full-time position with benefits; reporting to Tribal Court Administrator. Office will be...

 
 Opinion    November 4, 2013

Representative Roger Erickson: Letter to the Editor

To the editor: The American way of life gives everyone the freedom to pursue their dreams and accomplish their goals. That freedom is something that we often take for granted as we live our daily lives. The truth is that freedom comes with a great price. Military service members from across Minnesota put their lives on the line so the rest of us can live ours. That’s why we honor our military veterans every year on November 11th. Without their...

 
 Events   

OJIBWEMOWIN - Upcoming Ojibwe Language Meetings

Ojibwe Immersion School and Language Programs for Kids Monday, November 4th @ 5pm at the Red Lake High School Culture Room - Potluck Dinner Ojibwe Language and Technology: Using media and technology as teaching tools Wednesday, November 6th @ 12 pm at the Red Lake Boy's and Girl's Club - Anishinaabe Cultural and Spiritual Teachings for Kids Wednesday, November 6th @ 3 pm at the Tribal Council Building Ponemah Ojibwe Community Language Meeting...

 
 News    November 4, 2013

CSAH 39 (Scenic Highway) Detour will be removed on 11/1/2013

The Detour in place on CSAH 39 Scenic Highway will be removed today, November 1, 2013. The Highway will be open to traffic, however Road Work Ahead signs will be up as the contractor will continue work in the road ditches to complete the turf establishment. Beltrami County Highway Department urges motorists to use caution when traveling in and around all work zones. For more information regarding this closure please contact the Beltrami County...

 
 By Joshua Rogers    News    November 4, 2013

Indian 'paranormal enthusiasts' study unexplained activity

Indian 'paranormal enthusiasts' study unexplained activity (Contributed by Joshua Rogers, Chickasaw Nation Public Affairs) "We're paranormal enthusiasts." Mark Williams, is founder of the Native American Paranormal Project (N.A.P.P). He describes his group of part-time explorers as "enthusiasts" as opposed to the professional paranormal investigators portrayed on such hit shows as "Ghost Hunters"...

 
 By Julie Bataille    News    November 4, 2013

More on the Tech Surge

As part of the “Tech Surge,” we’ve added key personnel from the government and private sector, including expert engineers and technology managers. These dozens of people are strengthening and reinforcing the team we have working 24/7 to address the problems around Healthcare.gov. They come from leading technology companies such as Red Hat and Oracle; and include individuals with expertise on site reliability; stability; and scalability....

 
 By Jenna Ross    Business    November 4, 2013

Fond du Lac tribe's leader stands firm in casino fight with Duluth

Karen Diver sighed as she passed the squat, white barracks-style houses built on the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Reservation decades ago. She took a right and parked her minivan before two new housing complexes. These buildings, tall and richly hued, earned a smile. As chairwoman of the Fond du Lac band, Diver wrangled 15 funding sources to get them built. Gambling revenue from the...

 
 News    November 4, 2013

Archdiocese reveals more clergy misconduct after prayer service

On the same night it announced that two clergy members had taken leaves of absence for prior misconduct, the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis set about the process of healing Sunday through communal prayer at the Cathedral of St. Paul....

 
 News    November 4, 2013

Plowable Snow Tuesday Night?

My niece, Anna Ball, just got back from an extended stay in Italy. She told me locals don't greet each other with "How are you?" They ask "What did you eat?" Life revolves around food. Can't remember?...

 
 Opinion    November 4, 2013

Puzzling racial disparity: America's blacks seem happier than its whites

One of the remarkable trends of the Obama era is the transference of rage from left to right. Anybody remember “Bush Lied, People Died” bumper stickers?...

 
 Politics    November 4, 2013

Minn. Republican lawmakers, activists sue Ritchie to block online voter registration

ST. PAUL, Minn. — A group of Republican lawmakers and conservative activists are suing to stop Minnesota Secretary of State Mark Ritchie from implementing an online voter registration system....

 
 Politics    November 4, 2013

Obama takes on Tea Party politics

ARLINGTON, Va. – President Obama cast Republican Ken Cuccinelli on Sunday as part of an extreme Tea Party Republican faction that shut down the government, throwing the political weight of the White House behind Democrat Terry McAuliffe in the final days of a bitter race for ­governor....

 
 News    November 4, 2013

Top climate scientists ask environmentalists to support nuclear power in climate battle

PITTSBURGH — Some of the world's top climate scientists say wind and solar energy won't be enough to head off extreme global warming, and they're asking environmentalists to support the development of safer nuclear power as one way to cut fossil fuel pollution....

 
 Politics    November 4, 2013

Mashantuckets re-elect pair to tribal council

Mashantucket — Two incumbent members of the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Council were re-elected Sunday in voting among tribal members....

 
 News    November 4, 2013

Group fights for rights of Native American children

She was trying to teach a class that evening, but professor Nicky Michael’s phone kept interrupting, flooded with calls and urgent texts....

 
 Politics    November 4, 2013

Blackfeet council dispute seen as hurtful: Bitter rift divides tribe's community

About the only thing the members of the Blackfeet Tribal Business Council can agree upon is that the bitter controversy dividing the tribal council has hurt the Blackfeet people....

 
 Politics    November 4, 2013

Osage chief responds to Special Inquiry

PAWHUSKA, Okla. – The Osage Nation Congress will hold a special session Nov. 14 to consider whether to hold a removal trial for Principal Chief John Red Eagle as recommended by a committee....

 
 News    November 4, 2013

Fort McKay band brokers deal with Blood brothers

FORT MCKAY — Young members of southern Alberta’s Blood Tribe are finding work and learning skills far to the north, courtesy of the Fort McKay First Nation....

 
 News    November 4, 2013

U.S.D.A. Looking To Help Tribes Supply Broadband

A U.S.D.A. spokesperson says they're ready to help Native American tribes gear up to fulfill high-speed internet needs....

 
 Politics    November 4, 2013

Eastern Pequots elect new chairman

North Stonington - Eastern Pequot tribal members Saturday elected Dennis Jenkins chairman of the tribal council....

 
 News    November 4, 2013

Information sought on Montana's declining moose population

The number of moose permits issued in the past five years in Montana has reached lows not seen since the 1950s, spurred by concerns that the gangly creatures’ populations are plummeting....

 
 News    November 4, 2013

RCMP investigating officer who uttered slur during raid on Mi'kmaq-led anti-fracking camp

An RCMP officer involved in the Oct. 17 raid on a Mi’kmaq-led anti-fracking camp in New Brunswick is under an internal investigation for saying “Crown land belongs to the government, not to fucking natives.”...

 
 News    November 4, 2013

Nation to Nation takes a closer look at the Nunavut election, Senate scandal, MP's campaign to end violence against women: part 2

Out with the old and in with the new. Nunavut is getting a new premier but who will it be?...

 
 Features    November 4, 2013

Timeline: A Century of Racist Sports Team Names

Earlier this week, representatives from the Oneida Nation met with NFL higher-ups in New York City to discuss the Washington pro football team's offensive name—the latest in a series of moves to pressure the franchise to change its name and mascot. After the meeting, Oneida representative Ray Halbritter said, "Believe me, we're not going away."...

 
 News    November 4, 2013

SNAP Funding Critical to Cherokee Nation, Indian Country

As part of the Farm Bill reauthorization in the House of Representatives, the Supplement Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) funding will be substantially cut. This cut is harmful for Cherokee Nation citizens and will hurt Indian Country. Read more at http://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/2013/11/01/snap-funding-critical-cherokee-nation-indian-country...

 
 Politics    November 4, 2013

Tribal Leaders Press Obama to Drop Plan to Cap Tribal Health Costs

In advance of the November 13 White House Tribal Nations Conference, tribal leaders are stepping up criticism of the Obama administration regarding its plan to cap future contract support cost (CSC) reimbursements to tribes, while avoiding payment of millions of dollars in what is already owed. Read more at http://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/2013/10/31/tribal-leaders-press-obama-drop-plan-cap-tribal-health-costs-152021...

 
 Politics    November 4, 2013

Obama Taps Tribes to Assist in Adapting to Climate Change

President Barack Obama issued an executive order on November 1 that includes a strong tribal presence in its new call to action on coping with climate change, most notably with a new task force comprised of tribal officials along with national, state and local authorities. Read more at http://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/2013/11/01/tribes-named-participants-obamas-climate-change-plan-152037...

 
 Features    November 4, 2013

Presidential Proclamation -- National Native American Heritage Month, 2013

Presidential Proclamation -- National Native American Heritage Month, 2013 NATIONAL NATIVE AMERICAN HERITAGE MONTH, 2013 - - - - - - - BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION From Alaskan mountain peaks to the Argentinian pampas to the rocky shores of Newfoundland, Native Americans were the first to carve out cities, domesticate crops, and establish great civilizations. When the Framers gathered to write the United States...

 
 News    November 4, 2013

Concern raised about self-proclaimed Elders

Aboriginal Elders hold prominent, vital and respected roles in their communities — positions that are bestowed on a select few. This is why a local Elder is concerned with an apparent trend he has seen taking shape in Edmonton. - See more at: http://www.ammsa.com/publications/alberta-sweetgrass/concern-raised-about-self-proclaimed-elders#sthash.W6tcUCAd.dpuf...

 
 News    November 4, 2013

Woman killed in head-on collision was Makah elder

SEKIU — A Makah elder was killed and a Sekiu woman was flown to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle with major leg injuries today after a head-on collision between two cars on state Highway 112....

 
 News    November 4, 2013

Inquest continues examination of teen's death while in police custody

An inquest is continuing in Saskatoon looking into the death of a First Nation teenager who died in police custody....