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 By Michael Barrett    News    July 3, 2015 

TANF Program has Open House - P11

The new Red Lake Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Program held an Open House on Thursday, June 25, 2015 at Oshkiimaajitahdah (New Beginnings) in Redby. TANF will be operational September 1st of this year. Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Plan SECTION 1: GENERAL PROVISIONS The Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians intends to operate a...

 
 By Michael Barrett    News    July 3, 2015 

TANF Program has Open House - P12

The new Red Lake Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Program held an Open House on Thursday, June 25, 2015 at Oshkiimaajitahdah (New Beginnings) in Redby. TANF will be operational September 1st of this year. Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Plan SECTION 1: GENERAL PROVISIONS The Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians intends to operate a...

 
 By Michael Barrett    News    July 3, 2015 

Red Lake Fireworks holds public display show in Red Lake to showcase merchandise - P5

Red Lake Fireworks holds public display show in Red Lake to showcase merchandise Hundreds show up for hour long presentation...

 
 By Ivy Vainio    News    July 3, 2015 

6th Annual Ojibwe Language Camp held on Fond du Lac Reservation - P10

The 6th Annual Ojibwe Language Camp was held at the Kiwenz Campgroundon on the Fond du Lac Reservation starting on Wednesday, June 17 and continuing to Sunday, June 21, 2015. Items on the agenda included : Thursday and Friday – Mornings are reserved for learning and speaking the language; and, afternoons are reserved for working on cultural art projects; Friday night – Talent show – open to...

 
 By Ivy Vainio    News    July 3, 2015 

6th Annual Ojibwe Language Camp held on Fond du Lac Reservation - Set 2 - P7

The 6th Annual Ojibwe Language Camp was held at the Kiwenz Campgroundon on the Fond du Lac Reservation starting on Wednesday, June 17 and continuing to Sunday, June 21, 2015. Items on the agenda included : Thursday and Friday – Mornings are reserved for learning and speaking the language; and, afternoons are reserved for working on cultural art projects; Friday night – Talent show – open to...

 
 By Michael Barrett    News    July 3, 2015 

2015 Red Lake High School Graduation - Set 1 - P25

place on Saturday, May 30, 2015 at the Red Lake High School. Class Motto: "We meet as strangers, grew as classmates, and leave as friends." Class of 2015 Katelyn Paige Barrett - Valedictorian Kennedy Rose Barrett - Salutatorian Verto F. Barron, Jr. Autumn Leigh Beaulieu Tiffani Brun Brianna Leigh Cook Kendra Lea Dow Delwyn W. English, Jr. Jerrell Lynn Fairbanks Breanna L. Goodrider Teneasha D....

 
 By Michael Barrett    News    July 3, 2015 

2015 Red Lake High School Graduation - Set 2 - P25

place on Saturday, May 30, 2015 at the Red Lake High School. Class Motto: "We meet as strangers, grew as classmates, and leave as friends." Class of 2015 Katelyn Paige Barrett - Valedictorian Kennedy Rose Barrett - Salutatorian Verto F. Barron, Jr. Autumn Leigh Beaulieu Tiffani Brun Brianna Leigh Cook Kendra Lea Dow Delwyn W. English, Jr. Jerrell Lynn Fairbanks Breanna L. Goodrider Teneasha D....

 
 By Michael Barrett    News    July 3, 2015 

2015 Red Lake High School Graduation - Set 3 - P25

The 2015 Red Lake High School Graduation Ceremony took place on Saturday, May 30, 2015 at the Red Lake High School. Class Motto: "We meet as strangers, grew as classmates, and leave as friends." Class of 2015 Katelyn Paige Barrett - Valedictorian Kennedy Rose Barrett - Salutatorian Verto F. Barron, Jr. Autumn Leigh Beaulieu Tiffani Brun Brianna Leigh Cook Kendra Lea Dow Delwyn W. English, Jr....

 
 By Michael Barrett    News    July 3, 2015 

153 Students Graduate from Kindergarten in 2015 - P30

There were 153 students from Red Lake Elementary School that graduated from Kindergarten in a ceremony held on Friday, May 22, 2015....

 
 By Michael Barrett    News    July 3, 2015 

Red Lake Elementary Schools holds Annual Pow Wow - P33

Red Lake Elementary School held its Annual Pow Wow on Thursday, May 21, 2015 in Red Lake. This years new Princess and Brave were Emiris Lussier and Desmond Desjarlait....

 
 News    July 3, 2015 

Irvine Avenue construction starts Monday

BEMIDJI— A months-long road project on Irvine Avenue starts on Monday and will last until late September, weather permitting. The area affected includes a stretch north from Irvine's intersection with Highway 197 to 30th Street Northwest. Local officials are requesting that all traffic refrain from using that section of roadway until the road has been updated and completed, a release said. Detour signs will be posted. For more information,...

 
 News    July 3, 2015 

Full moon phase means the walleyes are biting at night

Bemidji is one of the premier fishing destinations for anglers from all over the country. The Fourth of July weekend may be the busiest weekend of the summer on the lakes, with anglers having to share the water with pleasure boaters of all kinds. The Fourth of July lands on a Saturday this year, so this entire week has been busy on the lakes, with many visitors combining a few days of vacation with the long weekend. With high temperatures...

 
 News    July 3, 2015 

Voucher program helps push foster youth to higher education goals

BEMIDJI -- When adolescents aged out of the Minnesota foster care system before 2003, higher education was seldom an option. The Minnesota Department of Human Services has since worked to grow post-secondary opportunities for former foster youth. Each year, the Education and Training Voucher program awards roughly 200 such students an average of $3,000 apiece -- money that can go toward nearly any expense associated with college life. “It’s...

 
 News    July 3, 2015 

Interior Department Issues Final Determination for Two Federal Acknowledgment Petitioners

WASHINGTON – Assistant Secretary – Indian Affairs Kevin K. Washburn today issued final determinations for two petitioners under the existing Federal Acknowledgment process. The decisions include a final determination to acknowledge the petitioner known as the Pamunkey Indian Tribe (Petitioner #323) as a federally recognized Indian tribe, and a final determination on remand to decline acknowledgment for the petitioner known as the Duwamish...

 
 News    July 3, 2015 

A Minnesota invention, the pontoon boat is redefining modern boating

It’s hard to say when it happened, but happen it did. Pontoon boats became cool. Way cool. Once puttering platforms for the geriatric generation, today’s upscale boats can cost as much as a sports car and go nearly as fast. Three-tube aluminum boats, each mounted with a 300-horsepower outboard engine, have been clocked at more than 100 miles per hour. http://www.startribune.com/a-minnesota-invention-the-pontoon-boat-is-red...

 
 News    July 3, 2015 

Road work won't be taking a holiday for July 4th weekend

There’s good news for travelers who plan on using Hwy. 10 through St. Cloud and Sauk Rapids over the Independence Day weekend as new permanent lanes on Hwys. 10 and 15 in the area will be open to motorists. That should help ease the congestion for legions of people heading northwest out of the Twin Cities and provide a decent alternate route for motorists looking to avoid the crush that develops on Interstate 94. Unfortunately, road...

 
 News    July 3, 2015 

Religious Groups Ask Supreme Court to Bring Olympian Jim Thorpe Home

Washington, D.C. – Today the Becket Fund led a coalition of Christian, Hindu, Muslim, and Santero religious groups to the Supreme Court in a fight to honor the religious beliefs of Olympic gold medalist Jim Thorpe, members of his Native American Sac and Fox tribe, and his two remaining sons. Previously, a Pennsylvania court rejected their Native American beliefs, saying they were “absurd.” “Since when does a court get to decide that...

 
 News    July 3, 2015 

Census Bureau Seeks Input from Tribal Leaders for 2020 Census

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Census Bureau announced Wednesday plans to conduct eight tribal consultation meetings and one national webinar with 566 federally recognized tribes across the country from October 2015 through April 2016. “As we move toward the 2020 Census, we are eager to continue to receive feedback from the American Indian and Alaska Native community,” Census Bureau Director John H. Thompson said today at the National Congress of...

 
 News    July 3, 2015 

The case of Edna Bernard

From the time she was young, Edna Bernard’s life had challenges. According to one family member, Edna spent time in foster care as child. As a teenager, she was exposed to the sex trade and later, drugs. Despite these obstacles, Edna, who was from Whitefish Lake First Nation, a Cree community in Alberta, loved her children deeply. “She'd do anything for them," said Irene Bernard, Edna’s aunt. Edna was mother to six boys. “She always...

 
 News    July 3, 2015 

Tulalip Tribes Sues State, County; Says Taxes on Trust Land Unconstitutional

Washington State and Snohomish County officials contend they have the authority to tax business transactions conducted by non-Indians on Indian land, including the Tulalip Tribes municipality of Quil Ceda Village. The Tulalip Tribes contend that county and state taxes preclude Tulalip from imposing its own taxes to support public services at Quil Ceda Village, because an additional tax would drive businesses and consumers away. As a result, the...

 
 News    July 3, 2015 

Two prominent Native Americans accused of faking their Cherokee heritage: "They're just trying to make a buck off of us"

Claiming you had cancer is so early 2015. Claiming you’re black? That’s a June thing. Welcome to the now, people, where saying you’re Cherokee is where it’s at. In what has to be a news cycle first, on Tuesday two separate stories emerged of prominent Native Americans whose ancestry has come into question. First, ArtNet reported that federal prosecutors are charging Kansas City artist and musician Terry Lee Whetstone of selling...

 
 News    July 3, 2015 

200 people riot in Pikangikum; police vehicles and headquarters damaged

PIKANGIKUM FIRST NATION, Ont. – Three police vehicles and the remote reserve's police building were damaged during a violent protest following an officer's altercation with a community member. About 200 members of Pikangikum First Nation demonstrated outside the community’s police headquarters on Saturday. OPP Sgt. Peter Leon confirmed the incident began when a Pikangikum Police officer used a stun gun on an individual who was interfering...

 
 News    July 3, 2015 

Nellie Angutiguluk's death ruled a homicide

The suspicious death of a 29-year-old woman in May has now been ruled a homicide. The body of Nellie Angutiguluk, an Inuit woman originally from Nunavik, was found inside an apartment in Côte-des-Neiges on May 18. "Investigators are reaching out to the public in order to connect with anyone who has information about the victim, Miss Angutiguluk," said Montreal Police Const. Abdullah Emran. http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/montre...

 
 By Michael Barrett    News    July 2, 2015

TANF Program has Open House - P9

The new Red Lake Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Program held an Open House on Thursday, June 25, 2015 at Oshkiimaajitahdah (New Beginnings) in Redby. TANF will be operational September 1st of this year. Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Plan SECTION 1: GENERAL PROVISIONS The Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians intends to operate a...

 
 By Michael Meuers    News    July 2, 2015

Ojibwe Language and Culture Camp Scheduled

The Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians will host an Ojibwe Language and Culture Camp on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, June 21, 22, and 23, 2015 from 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. for the third consecutive year. The three-day camp will feature canoeing, lacrosse, Ojibwe bingo, moccasin games, plant identification, crafts, traditional Anishinaabe teachings and more. The camps main location will be the Ponemah...

 

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