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 News    April 28, 2015 

High fire danger rating for Beltrami County, region

BEMIDJI—Much of Beltrami County is now listed in the high to very high fire danger rating from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. Dry conditions persist throughout region, according to a Facebook post from Beltrami County Emergency Management. There is a minimal chance of precipitation Tuesday, but less than a tenth of an inch is forecast, and temperatures will remain in the mid- to high 60s the rest of the week, according to the...

 
 By Michael Barrett    News    April 28, 2015 

Red Lake High School Prom 2015 - P2

The Red Lake High School Prom 2015 took place on Saturday, April 25, 2015 at the Red Lake Casino Event Center....

 
 News    April 28, 2015 

16th Annual Project GreenTouch Scheduled for May 2

Bemidji, Minn. - Beltrami Electric Cooperative once again requests the public's help to beautify Lake Bemidji State park. The 16th annual Project GreenTouch, presented by Minnesota's Touchstone Energy® Cooperatives, is scheduled for Saturday, May 2 from 10 am to 2 pm. Come join other volunteers as they plant trees, clean up trails, rake leaves and complete other general projects, all to help...

 
 By Michael Meuers    News    April 28, 2015 

Bemijigamaag Powwow; Three Tribal Nations/Non-Indians Band Together

"The powwow united three Tribal Nations, the City and the State – unbelievable!" ~Darryl Northbird, Bemijigamaag Powwow Organizer. "It's not about Indians, it's about people! The other colors will come to us and we must share, all the life forces must come into alignment! The Prophesies tell us that we are now in the time of great healing, it says the four Colors of the human family are once...

 
 News    April 28, 2015 

Time Out Pow Wow 2015 in Grand Forks, ND - P7

Time Out Pow Wow 2015 in Grand Forks, ND Photographs by Darchelle Strong and Lisa M. Stately....

 
 By Michael Barrett    News    April 28, 2015 

Red Lake Boys & Girls Club has Family Fun Night - P8

As part of the Boys & Girls Club National Week, the Red Lake Boys & Girls Club held activities throughout the month of April. To date they have held Prize Bingo, Clothes for Kids/Pizza for Parents, and on Thursday, April 16, 2015 held Family Fun Night from 5 PM - 9 PM. Activities still planed include: Sunday April 19th - Mother/Daughter Craft Day/Pot Luck - 1:00 PM Please bring photos for...

 
 By Michael Barrett    News    April 28, 2015 

Easter Egg Hunt held in Redby - P17

An Easter Egg hunt was held in the Redby Community on Saturday, April 4, 2015 starting at 11 AM. The Redby Community Board and Coordinator would like to thank the Red Lake Youth Council members and the volunteers for helping with the Redby Easter Egg Hunt that took place April 4th at the Redby Ball Fields. Also would like to say a big THANK YOU to Red Lake Housing Authority and Red Lake Chemical...

 
 By Michael Barrett    News    April 28, 2015 

2015 Red Lake Head Start Pow Wow - P24

The Red Lake Head Start Pow Wow 2015 was held on Wednesday, March 25, 2015 at the Early Childhood Center in Red Lake. New Head Start Brave and Princess 2015-16 - Sylas Perkins and AveriAuna Schoenborn....

 
 News    April 28, 2015 

First Nations Development Institute Accepts the "Generation Indigenous Youth Challenge"

LONGMONT, Colorado (April 27, 2015) – First Nations Development Institute (*First Nations* [ http://www.firstnations.org ]) has accepted the "Gen-I (Generation Indigenous) Youth Challenge" sponsored by the Center for Native American Youth at the Aspen Institute. By accepting the challenge, First Nations is affiliating with the new National Native Youth Network. U.S. President Barack Obama has made investing in the lives of Native American...

 
 News    April 28, 2015 

UNITY Seeks Education and Career Partners for Expo at National Conference

Mesa, Arizona—Education institutions, armed forces, businesses, corporations and government agencies have an opportunity to interact with more than 1,200 American Indian and Alaska Native youth at the National UNITY Conference in mid-July in Washington, DC. UNITY, which stands for United National Indian Tribal Youth, will host a Education Career Expo (ECE) on Monday, July 13, at the Renaissance Capitol Hill. The ECE promises to be a premier...

 
 News    April 28, 2015 

Raw Video Footage from TowBoatUS Rescue of Texas Kayakers Has Lessons For All Boaters

HOUSTON, TX, April 27, 2015 – Capsizing on open water can mean life or death to a boater suddenly finding themselves bobbing in the sea. As a wall of thunderstorms approached Galveston Bay late one day last week, two kayakers suddenly found themselves in the water, unable to re-board their swamped craft – and made two near fatal mistakes, captured on video. The incident is a reminder to all...

 
 News    April 28, 2015 

Three arrested after narcotics search warrant in Walker

BEMIDJI—Three people were arrested Wednesday after law enforcement executed a search warrant in Walker. The Leech Lake Tribal Police Department and Paul Bunyan Drug Task Force officers executed the warrant for narcotics and weapons at a residence in Breezy Point Housing in Walker, according to a release from Leech Lake tribal police. Joshua James White, 21, was arrested on narcotics and weapon charges and Diana Michelle White, 45, was arrested...

 
 News    April 28, 2015 

GOP House plan offers tuition relief for some Minn. college students

Some community college students may see lower tuition under a higher-education budget approved by the Republican-led House Monday, while University of Minnesota students hoping for the same were largely shut out. Legislators voted 72-55 to approve a $2.9 billion higher education funding bill that contains about $56 million in new spending. The bill would use limited funds to surgically reduce tuition for certain groups. Tuition freezes would...

 
 News    April 28, 2015 

Lacey, Wash., police: Shooter says he didn't plan to hurt students; friend got troubling text

SEATTLE — A 16-year-old boy who fired two gunshots Monday inside a Washington state high school, hitting no one before a teacher tackled him, told detectives he never intended to hurt any students, a police spokesman said. Three other staff members at North Thurston High School in Lacey, about 60 miles southwest of Seattle, quickly helped subdue the teen. The boy told detectives "there were some issues in personal relationships," Lacey police...

 
 News    April 28, 2015 

Minnesota cultivates scientists, produces a big crop of scholarships

Some scientists spend an entire career trying to get published in a prestigious journal. Nathan Klein, a chemistry and mathematics student at the University of Minnesota, did it before he earned a bachelor’s degree. Klein, 21, came up with an idea for applying a common imaging technique to analyze indecipherable images of nanoparticles interacting with cells. The work was published last week in Analytical Chemistry, with his name listed as...

 
 News    April 28, 2015 

Cash payments, wire transfer, extortion fuel million-dollar Sahara-to-Sweden smuggling network

PALERMO, Sicily — Fleeing war, persecution and poverty, migrants desperate to reach Europe are paying thousands of dollars apiece to become pawns in a multimillion-dollar trafficking network that stretches from the Sahara to Sweden. By the thousands, they're handing themselves over to abusive smugglers who hold them hostage in wretched conditions in Libya until their families cough up the cash to fund their trips, using companies like Western...

 
 News    April 28, 2015 

Neil Young to play 'Honour the Treaties' benefit concert in Edmonton

TORONTO — Canadian music icon Neil Young announced Monday he will perform a concert July 3 in Edmonton to benefit the Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation Legal Defense Fund. Young will be joined at Rexall Place by Canadian band Blue Rodeo. Young has been a vocal supporter of the Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation in its fight to stop oilsands development. http://globalnews.ca/news/1963076/neil-young-to-play-honour-the-treaties-be...

 
 News    April 28, 2015 

Native Americans are the unseen victims of a broken US justice system

A federal panel is finally looking into one of the least examined problems plaguing the US justice system: are Native Americans living on reservations disproportionately dealt harsher punishments for crimes than other Americans? Earlier in April, The Wall Street Journal spoke with Ralph Erickson (paywall), a chief federal district court judge for North Dakota. Erickson, an outspoken proponent of sentencing reforms for Native American...

 
 News    April 28, 2015 

Shawnee man arrested for embezzling almost $180K from Oklahoma Indian tribe

SHAWNEE, Oklahoma — A Shawnee man has been arrested for allegedly embezzling over $180,000 from a small business program funded by the Citizen Potawatomi Nation, the largest employer in Pottawatomie County. Court records show 35-year-old Thomas Bierd was arrested Thursday and faces six federal counts of embezzlement and theft. An indictment unsealed on Thursday alleges 41-year-old Kristi Bias, a former CPN employee, would issue checks to...

 
 News    April 28, 2015 

Brothers sentenced for assault on Standing Rock Reservation

BISMARCK, N.D. | Two brothers who used a metal pipe and a bottle to beat a woman on the Standing Rock Indian Reservation a year ago have been sentenced to prison. Jurors earlier this year found Christopher Rainbow and Jordan Rainbow guilty of assault with a dangerous weapon and assault resulting in serious bodily injury. The brothers were found not guilty of assault with intent to commit murder. KXMB-TV reports (http://bit.ly/1J35RcU ) that U.S....

 
 News    April 28, 2015 

Kickapoo Tribal Police Search For Home Invasion Suspect

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW)-- Kickapoo Tribal Police are looking for a person of interest after a Friday afternoon home invasion. Kickapoo Tribal Chief of Police Michael Dougherty said that 32-year-old Tyler Tiger Banks should be considered armed and dangerous. Dougherty says Banks was one of three suspects that fled the scene prior to police arriving. http://www.wibw.com/home/headlines/Kickapoo-Tribal-Police-Search-For-Home-Invasion-...

 
 By Michael Barrett    News    April 27, 2015

Red Lake High School Prom 2015

The Red Lake High School Prom 2015 took place on Saturday, April 25, 2015 at the Red Lake Casino Event Center....

 
 News    April 27, 2015

Ponemah 7th Grade Class acknowledged for participation in Live It! Curriculum

We'd like to take this time to acknowledge the 7th grade class of Ponemah School who are also known as Obashii Oshkiniigiig for their participation and dedication to the Live It! curriculum and discussion of topics ranging from Domestic Abuse, Community Connectedness, Positive Affirmations to Drug/Alcohol Awareness and more. Today the students traveled to the Beltrami Humane Society for a 2 hour...

 
 By Michael Meuers    News    April 27, 2015

Bemijigamaag Powwow; Three Tribal Nations/Non-Indians Band Together

"The powwow united three Tribal Nations, the City and the State – unbelievable!" ~Darryl Northbird, Bemijigamaag Powwow Organizer. "It's not about Indians, it's about people! The other colors will come to us and we must share, all the life forces must come into alignment! The Prophesies tell us that we are now in the time of great healing, it says the four Colors of the human family are once...

 
 By Michael Meuers    News    April 27, 2015

April Update: Ojibwemowin Advisory Committee Meets

A mixture of elders/first speakers, teachers, and staff for Red Lake's Ojibwemowin Advisory Committee attended their monthly meeting at Oshki-maajitaadaa (New Beginnings) in Redby on Monday, April 13, 2015, from 3:30 until about 6:00 p.m. The Ojibwemowin Council gathered round a four-sided table-group, including again, several residents of Jourdain/Perpich Nursing Home. The group had gathered to d...

 

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