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 By Michael Barrett    News    September 23, 2016 

Regaining Food Sovereignty: Canning Preservation Demonstration & High Tunnel Greenhouse Construction

RED LAKE - On Thursday, September 22, 2016, a presentation called "Regaining Food Sovereignty: Canning Preservation Demonstration and High Tunnel Greenhouse Construction," was held at the Red Lake Center from 5 PM - 8 PM. Some of the items being canned included venison, buffalo and vegetables. Everyone in the group, which was about 30 or so, helped in the preparation, from cutting up vegetables and spices, to packing the meat in the canning jars. Darwin Sumner of Oshkiimaajitahdah led the...

 
 News    September 23, 2016 

Minnesota DNR objects, but tribe to hold moose hunt this fall

The Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa has announced plans to hold a moose hunt this fall for the first time since 2012. The season opens Saturday in northeastern Minnesota and will run through Dec. 31 or until 25 bull moose have been taken, according to the band’s website. Both the band and the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources had declined to hold moose hunts since 2012 because of the rapid decline in the state’s moose population. Minnesota’s moose population has declined from an estimated 8,840 animals in 2006 to about...

 
 News    September 23, 2016 

Tribes bring North Dakota pipeline fight to Congress

WASHINGTON — Native American tribes took their fight to Washington on Thursday, Sept. 22, to stop development of a $3.7 billion oil pipeline, as Democrats in the U.S. Congress urged the federal government to scrap construction permits and reconsider the project. Representative Raul Grijalva, the senior Democrat on the House of Representatives Natural Resources Committee, called on the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers "to withdraw the existing permits for Dakota Access pipeline." He said the agency should then initiate a new, "transparent...

 
 By Michael Barrett    News    September 23, 2016 

Homecoming Coronation held at Red Lake - P2

On Wednesday, September 21, 2016 the Homecoming Coronation was held at the Red Lake High School gym. Robert McClain Jr. was crowned as the 2016 Homecoming King, and Grace White was crowed as the 2016 Homecoming Queen. This year's homecoming football game will be on Friday, September 23, 2016 against Walker-Hackensack-Akley starting at 4 PM at the Red Lake High School Football field....

 
 By Michael Barrett    News    September 23, 2016 

Dan Charnoski & Cora Rosebear Wedding of Saturday, September 17, 2016 - P5

Dan Charnoski & Cora Rosebear wedding of Saturday, September 17, 2016 Held at the 7 Clans Casino Event Center...

 
 By Michael Barrett    News    September 23, 2016 

Red Lake Urban Embassy Picnic held on Saturday, September 17, 2016 in Minneapolis - P5

Red Lake Urban Embassy Picnic held on Saturday, September 17, 2016 in Minneapolis Photographs by Gerald Auginash, Mary Omen, BIrdie Dunkley....

 
 By Michael Barrett    News    September 23, 2016 

Motherland Block Party held in Red Lake - P5

Motherland Block Party held in Red Lake on Saturday, September 17, 2016 Photographs by Brian Yazzie, Rose E. Barrett, Devon Anderson, Brooklyn Kingbird and Thomas Barrett....

 
 By Michael Barrett    News    September 23, 2016 

Great Lakes Intertribal Food Summit takes place in Red Lake - P5

RED LAKE - Prior to this two-day summit, there were two earlier events that took place. One was on September 14 where a Federal Vendor Certification Training event was held, and the second event on September 15, where Organic and GAP Certifications, Intro to Conservation Planning. The regular summit began on Friday, September 16th where the morning workshops took place, Harvesting the Forest (Foraging and Maple Syrup), with Kevin Finney of the Jijaqk Foundation, Paul DeMain of IAC, Tashia Hart...

 
 By Michael Barrett    News    September 23, 2016 

Red Lake Tribal Council Gathering with the Youth Event held in Red Lake - P10

On Saturday, September 10, 2016, the Red Lake Tribal Council sponsored a "Gathering with the Youth" Event at the Red Lake Pow Wow Grounds area. This event provided backpacks for pre-school to 12th grade students, and there were numerous games with cash prizes to winners, along with a cookout meal for all participants. Some of the games included a tug-o-war, dunk tank, musical chairs, a fishing pond and a potato dance....

 
 By Michael Barrett    News    September 23, 2016 

Ponemah Labor Day Pow Wow - Sunday Afternoon Session - P14

Ponemah Labor Day Pow Wow - Sunday Afternoon Session...

 
 By Michael Barrett    News    September 23, 2016 

Ponemah Labor Day Pow Wow - Saturday Afternoon Session - P14

Ponemah Labor Day Pow Wow - Saturday Afternoon Session...

 
 By Michael Barrett    News    September 23, 2016 

Ponemah Labor Day Pow Wow - Friday Night Session - P14

Ponemah Labor Day Pow Wow - Friday Night Session...

 
 By Michael Barrett    News    September 23, 2016 

2016 Red Lake Fair & Pow Wow - Sunday Afternoon Session - Set 2 - P19

2016 Red Lake Fair & Pow Wow - Sunday Afternoon Session New Red Lake Nation Royalty: Miss Red Lake Nation: Emma Kingbird Red Lake Nation Brave: Slim Barrett Junior Miss Red Lake Nation: Taylee J. Kingbird Junior Red Lake Nation Brave Sidney Kingbird Parade results: *Business Category* 1st Place-"Red Lake Fisheries" Victoria Bacerra ($300) 2nd Place-"7 Clans Casino-Red Lake" Cora Rosebear ($200) 3rd Place-"R&M Plumbing/Electric" Rod Jackson ($100) 4th Place-"Young Dreams Dance Troupe" Lisa...

 
 By Michael Barrett    News    September 23, 2016 

2016 Red Lake Fair & Pow Wow - Saturday Afternoon Parade - P19

2016 Red Lake Fair & Pow Wow - Sunday Afternoon Session New Red Lake Nation Royalty: Miss Red Lake Nation: Emma Kingbird Red Lake Nation Brave: Slim Barrett Junior Miss Red Lake Nation: Taylee J. Kingbird Junior Red Lake Nation Brave Sidney Kingbird Parade results: *Business Category* 1st Place-"Red Lake Fisheries" Victoria Bacerra ($300) 2nd Place-"7 Clans Casino-Red Lake" Cora Rosebear ($200) 3rd Place-"R&M Plumbing/Electric" Rod Jackson ($100) 4th Place-"Young Dreams Dance Troupe" Lisa...

 
 By Michael Barrett    News    September 23, 2016 

2016 Red Lake Fair & Pow Wow - Friday Evening Session - P19

2016 Red Lake Fair & Pow Wow - Sunday Afternoon Session New Red Lake Nation Royalty: Miss Red Lake Nation: Emma Kingbird Red Lake Nation Brave: Slim Barrett Junior Miss Red Lake Nation: Taylee J. Kingbird Junior Red Lake Nation Brave Sidney Kingbird Parade results: *Business Category* 1st Place-"Red Lake Fisheries" Victoria Bacerra ($300) 2nd Place-"7 Clans Casino-Red Lake" Cora Rosebear ($200) 3rd Place-"R&M Plumbing/Electric" Rod Jackson ($100) 4th Place-"Young Dreams Dance Troupe" Lisa...

 
 By Michael Barrett    News    September 23, 2016 

Red Lake Chemical Health Program hosts Back to School Fest - P19

On Monday, August 22, 2016, the Red Lake Chemical Health Program hosted their annual Back to School Fest near the Cage by the Red Lake High School. They gave out 600 bags of school supplies, had carnival games with kids that gave out prizes, face painting, had a bouncy house, obstacle course and a dunk tank, and fed them all, along with giving away some bikes and backpacks in the end....

 
 News    September 23, 2016 

Watermark awarded $47,951 for Native American programming

Watermark Art Center is excited to announce that it is a recipient of an Art Access grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board. In early September, Watermark received notice that it had been awarded $47,951 for program development relating to its Native American gallery and efforts to foster strategic, long-term engagement with regional Native American artists. “We are thrilled about what this means to future programming at the art center, as well as for area Native American artists,” said Watermark Executive Director Lori Forshee-Donnay....

 
 News    September 23, 2016 

Indigenous Pink Day

The American Indian Cancer Foundation invites you to spread awareness by participating in this year's Indigenous Pink Day! Indigenous Pink Day is a breast cancer awareness campaign for American Indians/Alaska Natives. Breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death and the most common cancer found in American Indian/Alaska Native women. The goal of Indigenous Pink Day is to educate all indigenous people on the importance of early detection and remind men and women to keep up to date on their screenings. Take part in Indigenous Pink...

 
 News    September 23, 2016 

Palmer amaranth detected in Minnesota

ST. PAUL, Minn. – Crop scientists at the University of Minnesota and officials at the Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) urge farmers to check fields for Palmer amaranth, an aggressive weed that can put corn and soybean crops at risk. A plant detected in a native seed planting plot on a Yellow Medicine County farm was confirmed today to be Palmer amaranth. This is the first confirmation of the weed in the state. The MDA asks possible infestations to be reported by contacting the MDA’s Arrest the Pest line by phone at 1-888-545-6684...

 
 News    September 23, 2016 

Minnesota apple harvest in full swing

ST. PAUL, Minn. – Fall is in full swing and so is Minnesota’s apple season. Early season Minnesota hardy varieties like Honeycrisp, Zestar!®, SweeTango®, Sweet Sixteen and Cortland are now available for picking, while traditional Minnesota favorites like Haralson, Regent, McIntosh and Honeygold will ripen later this month. Apple orchards are now open, with limited hours continuing into the end of November or later. Many local grocery stores will also carry Minnesota grown varieties throughout the fall. Weather conditions throughout the...

 
 News    September 23, 2016 

Free Leadership Training for Native Youth Offered in Anchorage, Alaska

SEPTEMBER 22, 2016 – MESA, AZ – Motivational trainer Robert Johnston, Choctaw, recording artist and speaker Marcus Guinn, Osage and Potawatomi, and peer trainer Leslie Locklear, Lumbee, are teaming up to offer free leadership training for up to 80 American Indian and Alaska Native youth from September 30 to October 2 in Anchorage, Alaska. United National Indian Tribal Youth, also known as UNITY, in partnership with the Department of Justice, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) is hosting the “Today’s Native...

 
 News    September 23, 2016 

SACNAS SELECTS DISTINGUISHED AWARDEES FOR 2016 NATIONAL CONFERENCE

SACNAS (Society for Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science) is pleased to announce the winners of the 2016 SACNAS Distinguished Awards. This year’s two awardees have exemplified the SACNAS mission by showing unparalleled dedication to excellence in science, mentoring, and teaching. These outstanding individuals were nominated by those who have been touched by their work and selected by a committee of their peers. Awards will be presented with special tributes throughout 2016 SACNAS: The National Diversity in STEM...

 
 News    September 23, 2016 

Zebra mussels confirmed in 4 more Minnesota lakes

ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has confirmed four new reports of zebra mussels in state lakes: Lake Sallie in Becker County; Lake Andrew in Douglas County; Lac qui Parle in Chippewa, Lac qui Parle and Swift counties; and Big Birch Lake in Todd and Stearns counties. “New zebra mussel infestations are often discovered at the end of the boating and fishing season, when docks and lifts are being taken out of the water,” said Heidi Wolf, DNR invasive species unit supervisor, in a release. “It is important to...

 
 News    September 23, 2016 

Woman, 60, charged with assault for throwing coffee at police officer's face

CROOKSTON, Minn. -- A 60-year-old Crookston woman faces felony charges after allegedly throwing a cup of coffee on a city police officer who was attempting to assist her at a mental health hospital. Joan Marie Helsene-Sydow has been charged with fourth-degree assault of a peace officer, a felony, and disorderly conduct, a misdemeanor, in Polk County District Court. According to the criminal complaint, police officer Donald Rasicot was called to Northwestern Mental Health Center at about 12:25 p.m. Monday on reports of a client who was out of...

 
 News    September 23, 2016 

Tulsa police officer charged with manslaughter in man's death

TULSA, Okla. — Prosecutors charged a white Oklahoma police officer with first-degree manslaughter Thursday, less than a week after she killed an unarmed black man on a city street and just days after police released graphic videos, saying in court documents the officer "reacted unreasonably." Tulsa officer Betty Shelby fatally shot 40-year-old Terence Crutcher on Sept. 16. The affidavit filed with the charge says Shelby "reacted unreasonably by escalating the situation from a confrontation with Mr. Crutcher, who was not responding to verbal...

 

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