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 News    November 21, 2014 

ROBERT SMITH WINS THE SPECIAL RUN-OFF ELECTION

The Red Lake Nation conducted a Special Run-Off Election, Wednesday, November 19, 2014, to elect one Red Lake District Representative to a two year term. The General Election Board met today at 10:00 a.m. and certified the results declaring Robert Smith the winner with 278 votes to Donald Desjarlait 227. Members of the General Election Board certifying the election are: Barbara Cloud,...

 
 By Michael Barrett    News    November 21, 2014 

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 By Michael Barrett    News    November 21, 2014 

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 By Michael Barrett    News    November 21, 2014 

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 By Michael Barrett    News    November 21, 2014 

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 News    November 21, 2014 

Collaboration with Federal and State Agencies, Rice Growers and Industry Further Protect Endangered Salmon and Steelhead Trout

WASHINGTON —Collaboration among federal and state agencies, rice growers and industry has created federally enforceable restrictions of the pesticide thiobencarb to protect threatened and endangered salmon and steelhead trout in California. “Working hand-in-hand with our partners we have met the critical environmental and economic goals of protecting threatened and endangered salmon and steelhead trout while maintaining rice production in...

 
 News    November 21, 2014 

Catching dreams and teaching tradition

BEMIDJI -- On a cold November night beneath a dark Minnesota sky, community members gathered around a table much like they may have in years past to preserve a tradition born in this region -- creating dream catchers....

 
 News    November 21, 2014 

First Nations and Indigenous Food & Agriculture Initiative Release Two New Publications

LONGMONT, Colorado and FAYETTEVILLE, Arkansas (Nov. 20, 2014) – First Nations Development Institute (First Nations [ http://www.firstnations.org ]) and the Indigenous Food and Agriculture Initiative (IFAI [ http://law.uark.edu/ifai/ ]) at the University of Arkansas School of Law in Fayetteville today jointly released two new publications that will prove valuable for Native American farmers, ranchers and food processors, as well as tribal...

 
 News    November 21, 2014 

Ancient canoe exhibit inspires thousands at Chickasaw Cultural Center

SULPHUR, Okla. – They were the metaphorical pickup trucks of their day. Native Americans used them to ferry families across rivers, move trade goods to market and a means of travel. Dugout canoes were difficult to fashion into water-worthy vessels. All were made from a single tree trunk, fire coals placed atop it and then the charred wood was hollowed out with an adze or similar sharp-edged tool...

 
 News    November 21, 2014 

JUSTICE DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES FOR PUBLIC SAFETY PROJECTS IN INDIAN COUNTRY

WASHINGTON – The Department of Justice today announced the opening of the grant solicitation period for comprehensive funding to support public safety, victim services and crime prevention improvements in American Indian and Alaska Native communities. The department’s Fiscal Year (FY) 2015 Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS) was posted today at www.justice.gov/tribal/open-sol.html. The solicitation closes on Feb. 24, 2015....

 
 News    November 21, 2014 

Bemidji State's special education program receives $50,000 grant

Nov. 20, 2014 — Bemidji State University has received a grant of nearly $50,000 from Riverside Publishing that will allow students to administer a newly revised version of an industry-standard achievement assessment test. The grant, part of Riverside’s University Outreach Program, will provide BSU’s special education program with 25 testing kits for the fourth edition of the Woodcock-Johnson Tests of Achievement Assessment. The testing...

 
 News    November 21, 2014 

Minneapolis readies application for federal help to boost city's poorest

Minneapolis officials are embarking on a massive effort to land federal help for some of the city’s poorest neighborhoods, making a high-stakes commitment to create major change in struggling areas of the city....

 
 News    November 21, 2014 

Twin Cities Archdiocese weighs bankruptcy, cites costs of sex abuse cases

The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis, facing an unprecedented wave of clergy abuse lawsuits, said Thursday that it is weighing whether to declare bankruptcy....

 
 News    November 21, 2014 

Anoka County appeals light sentence for ex-Minneapolis cop for sex crimes with minors

The Anoka County attorney’s office is appealing as too lenient a sentence given to a former Minneapolis police officer who used the Internet to lure adolescent girls into sexual encounters....

 
 News    November 21, 2014 

Medication flub is latest setback for state mental hospital

The Minnesota Security Hospital in St. Peter failed to provide prescribed medications for three mentally ill patients, including one patient infected with HIV, in the latest sign of disarray at the state’s largest psychiatric institution....

 
 News    November 21, 2014 

German federal court rules that liquids in e-cigarettes are not medicinal, can be sold freely

BERLIN — A German federal court has ruled that the liquids contained in e-cigarettes aren't medicinal products and can be sold freely....

 
 News    November 21, 2014 

21 reservations join buyback program

BILLINGS (AP) — The federal government is doubling the number of American Indian communities involved in a $1.9 billion tribal lands consolidation program....

 
 News    November 21, 2014 

Greg Grey Cloud explains Lakota honor song after Senate vote

Greg Grey Cloud, a member of the Crow Creek Sioux Tribe, made national headlines for singing in Lakota after the Senate rejected a bill to approve the controversial Keystone XL Pipeline....

 
 News    November 21, 2014 

Senate Liberals offer legal arguments for missing, murdered women inquiry

Former Liberals in the Senate are offering up ready-made legal arguments to anyone willing to take the federal government to court in order to force a national inquiry into missing and murdered aboriginal women and girls....

 
 News    November 21, 2014 

Second Central Consolidated School District student disappears from elementary school

KIRTLAND — For the second time this month, a Central Consolidated School District kindergarten student recently was able to leave the school grounds while under the supervision of staff members....

 
 News    November 21, 2014 

Pine Ridge Confronts Dog Problem After Girl's Death

PINE RIDGE, SD - The death of an 8-year-old girl Pine Ridge girl after she was attacked by a dog pack has tribal officials vowing to crack down on the stray dog problem on the Pine Ridge Reservation....

 
 News    November 21, 2014 

Dorgan-chaired panel delivers report to task force on native children exposed to violence

WASHINGTON — Former U.S. senator Byron Dorgan and fellow members of an advisory group called on Congress on Tuesday to honor the nation's treaties with American Indians and give tribes the money and authority they need to protect their children from violence....

 
 News    November 21, 2014 

Tribes Work to Create Sex-Offender Registries

More than three-quarters of American Indian tribes that have the authority to develop sex-offender registries are well on their way to meeting the legal requirements meant to keep convicted criminals from hiding out on tribal lands, a new report shows....

 
 News    November 21, 2014 

Gull Lake-area archaeological dig unearths 2,000-year-old artifacts

LAKE SHORE, Minn. -- Archaeological work ahead of a highway reconstruction project through a northern Minnesota town is unearthing campsites and artifacts from 2,000 years ago....

 
 News    November 21, 2014 

Child's death investigated as a dog attack

Grief and anger spread across the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation Wednesday when people learned that dogs reportedly had mauled and killed a little girl while she was out sledding in the late afternoon Tuesday....

 

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