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 By Crystal Dey    News    October 24, 2014

Cass Lake man arrested for sex with 11-year-old

BEMIDJI -- A Cass Lake man has been arrested for allegedly having sex with an 11-year-old girl multiple times. Lance Arnold Kingbird, 46, was arrested Saturday after the girl's mother reported the crime to the Beltrami County Sheriff's Office. The most recent incident occurred in Ten Lake Township, according to court documents. The victim told staff at the Family Advocacy Center in Bemidji she...

 
 News    October 24, 2014

Bemidji Police Department Officers to grow beards in support of the United Way

To promote awareness and support for the United Way of Bemidji Area, officers of the Bemidji Police Department will be growing beards. The visual display will be a reminder to the community of the growing needs of our area and the importance of organizations like the United Way of Bemidji Area. Many groups choose to donate through promotions like causal Friday attire. Unfortunately, police officer...

 
 By Crystal Dey    News    October 24, 2014

Two Red Lake men sentenced in violent crime cases

RED LAKE -- Two Red Lake were sentenced Wednesday in federal court in Duluth to seven years in prison for unrelated offenses that occurred last year on the Red Lake Indian Reservation. Fernando Luis May-Gil-Garcia, 29, was convicted of assault resulting in serious bodily injury. May-Gil-Garcia plead guilty to assaulting a woman multiple times in August 2013 while she was holding a baby and unable...

 
 News    October 24, 2014

$162 MILLION IN FUNDING ANNOUNCED FOR HOUSING ACROSS MINNESOTA

ST. PAUL, MINN. – Minnesota Housing Finance Agency on Thursday announced funding awards of nearly $162 million that will create and preserve affordable housing across the state. This record level of funding comes just months after the Governor and Legislature approved the largest capital investment for housing in MHFA history. It will fund 78 rental and homeownership projects, creating a total of 4,000 housing units, through a variety of financ...

 
 By Gerald Auginash    News    October 24, 2014

FIRST PEOPLES FUND ANNOUNCES RECIPIENTS OF THE 2014 JENNIFER EASTON COMMUNITY SPIRIT AWARD - P6

Four Native American artists from around the country-including two from Minnesota-have been named recipients of the 2014 Jennifer Easton Community Spirit Award. The award, presented by First Peoples Fund, honors and celebrates exceptional Native artists who embody the Collective Spirit®-that which manifests self-awareness and a sense of responsibility to sustain the cultural fabric of a...

 
 By Gerald Auginash    News    October 24, 2014

FIRST PEOPLES FUND ANNOUNCES RECIPIENTS OF THE 2014 JENNIFER EASTON COMMUNITY SPIRIT AWARD - P5

Four Native American artists from around the country-including two from Minnesota-have been named recipients of the 2014 Jennifer Easton Community Spirit Award. The award, presented by First Peoples Fund, honors and celebrates exceptional Native artists who embody the Collective Spirit®-that which manifests self-awareness and a sense of responsibility to sustain the cultural fabric of a...

 
 By Michael Barrett    News    October 24, 2014

Red Lake Nation 1st Annual Fall Fun Festival held in Red Lake - P41

The Red Lake Nation held its 1st Annual Fall Fun Festival on Saturday afternoon, September 28, 2014, in Red Lake. This event featured basketball tournaments, skate board competitions, volleyball tournaments, a tug-of-war competition, potato dance, face painting, big foot races, musical chairms, cake walk, gunny sack races, a dunk tank, tricycle races and more. A feast also took place in the...

 
 By Michael Barrett    News    October 24, 2014

Red Lake Nation 1st Annual Fall Fun Festival held in Red Lake - P42

The Red Lake Nation held its 1st Annual Fall Fun Festival on Saturday afternoon, September 28, 2014, in Red Lake. This event featured basketball tournaments, skate board competitions, volleyball tournaments, a tug-of-war competition, potato dance, face painting, big foot races, musical chairms, cake walk, gunny sack races, a dunk tank, tricycle races and more. A feast also took place in the...

 
 News    October 24, 2014

Chickasaw Nation, State sign license plate compact

Chickasaw Nation Governor Bill Anoatubby and Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin announced today that the state and the tribe have signed a compact to offer "Chickasaw Nation" license plates to Chickasaw citizens. Governor Anoatubby said that many Chickasaw citizens have requested license plates which recognize their tribal citizenship. "We are very pleased to work with the state to offer Chickasaw...

 
 News    October 24, 2014

Deputy Secretary Connor Underscores President's Commitment to Alaska Natives During Anchorage Visit

ANCHORAGE, Alaska – As part of President Obama’s commitment to help Alaska Native leaders build strong, prosperous and resilient communities, Deputy Secretary of the Interior Mike Connor today announced that Interior is launching initiatives to streamline Native land conveyances, improve rural energy development and provide greater local participation in the management of subsistence fish and wildlife resources on federal lands. “Our goal...

 
 News    October 24, 2014

First Nations Gives 24 Native Youth & Culture Fund Grants Totaling $400,000 to 23 Organizations

LONGMONT, Colorado (Oct. 23, 2014) – First Nations Development Institute (*First Nations* [ http://www.firstnations.org ]) today announced it has awarded 24 grants to 23 American Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian organizations through its Native Youth and Culture Fund (NYCF) for the 2014-15 funding cycle. The grants, which total $400,000, will help strengthen and renew American Indian culture and traditions among Native youth. First...

 
 News    October 24, 2014

Bemidji State building scholars' residence on former Laurel House site

Oct. 23, 2014 — Bemidji State University, Northwest Technical College and a number of other partners are constructing a new home on the site of the university’s former Laurel Honors House residence. The home, which is being built primarily by students in NTC’s trades and construction programs with support from professional contractors, will serve as a shared living and learning community for students in BSU’s honors program. Demolition...

 
 News    October 24, 2014

Interior Announces $1.2 Million to Be Awarded to Tribes to Take Control, Operate Their Bureau of Indian Education-Funded Schools

WASHINGTON, D.C. – As part of the Obama Administration’s historic commitment to ensure that all students attending Bureau of Indian Education (BIE)-funded schools receive a world-class education, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and Assistant Secretary – Indian Affairs Kevin K. Washburn today announced that six federally recognized tribes have been awarded $1.2 million in Sovereignty in Indian Education (SIE) enhancement funds...

 
 News    October 24, 2014

Free Native Youth Leadership Training Happening This Week in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

Mesa, Arizona—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 Leaders” (TNL) youth leadership event at the Sheraton Fort Lauderdale Hotel from October 24 - 26, 2014. This exclusive training is complimentary for the 100 youth registrants. Motivational trainers Jeri Brunoe, Wasco Tribe, and...

 
 By Michael Barrett    News    October 24, 2014

Red Lake Tribal Council Approves $250.00 Trust Fund Distribution to all Members

According to Tribal Headquarters staff members, the Red Lake Tribal Council approved the Trust Fund Distribution yesterday, October 23, 2014, in the amount of $250.00 for each Red Lake Tribal Member. This amount is the same as last year. DISTRIBUTION OF CHECKS IS SCHEDULED AS FOLLOWS:  On Reservation Members: Thursday, December 11, 2014 ● Red Lake, Redby and Little Rock at the Red Lake...

 
 By Crystal Dey    News    October 23, 2014 

Red Lake men helping women 'Take Back the Night'

RED LAKE -- Thirty-eight names, 38 stories, 38 lives were lost to domestic violence in 2013. The Red Lake Equay Wiigamig Women's Shelter will not let those people be forgotten. The group met Wednesday night at Seven Clans Casino in Red Lake to honor those lives with a "Take Back the Night" balloon release and tealight vigil. Attendees wore t-shirts that said "Domestic Violence is a Crime" on the...

 
 By Gerald Auginash    News    October 23, 2014 

FIRST PEOPLES FUND ANNOUNCES RECIPIENTS OF THE 2014 JENNIFER EASTON COMMUNITY SPIRIT AWARD - P3

Four Native American artists from around the country-including two from Minnesota-have been named recipients of the 2014 Jennifer Easton Community Spirit Award. The award, presented by First Peoples Fund, honors and celebrates exceptional Native artists who embody the Collective Spirit®-that which manifests self-awareness and a sense of responsibility to sustain the cultural fabric of a...

 
 By Gerald Auginash    News    October 23, 2014 

FIRST PEOPLES FUND ANNOUNCES RECIPIENTS OF THE 2014 JENNIFER EASTON COMMUNITY SPIRIT AWARD - P4

Four Native American artists from around the country-including two from Minnesota-have been named recipients of the 2014 Jennifer Easton Community Spirit Award. The award, presented by First Peoples Fund, honors and celebrates exceptional Native artists who embody the Collective Spirit®-that which manifests self-awareness and a sense of responsibility to sustain the cultural fabric of a...

 
 By Michael Barrett    News    October 23, 2014 

2014 Red Lake Homecoming Festivities - P12

On Wednesday, October 15, 2014, Red Lake 2014 Homecoming Festivities took place at Red Lake High School. A Pep Rally kicked off the activities, followed by the crowing of this years King and Queen, and a football game between the Red Lake Warriors and Red Lake County Central. Kennedy Barrett was crowned Homecoming Queen this year, and Austin French was Homecoming King. Red Lake County Central won...

 
 By Michael Barrett    News    October 23, 2014 

Red Lake Nation 1st Annual Fall Fun Festival held in Red Lake - P39

The Red Lake Nation held its 1st Annual Fall Fun Festival on Saturday afternoon, September 28, 2014, in Red Lake. This event featured basketball tournaments, skate board competitions, volleyball tournaments, a tug-of-war competition, potato dance, face painting, big foot races, musical chairms, cake walk, gunny sack races, a dunk tank, tricycle races and more. A feast also took place in the...

 
 By Michael Barrett    News    October 23, 2014 

Red Lake Nation 1st Annual Fall Fun Festival held in Red Lake - P40

The Red Lake Nation held its 1st Annual Fall Fun Festival on Saturday afternoon, September 28, 2014, in Red Lake. This event featured basketball tournaments, skate board competitions, volleyball tournaments, a tug-of-war competition, potato dance, face painting, big foot races, musical chairms, cake walk, gunny sack races, a dunk tank, tricycle races and more. A feast also took place in the...

 
 News    October 23, 2014 

Bemidji Area Schools host referendum meeting

BEMIDJI -- What's wrong with moving eighth-graders into Bemidji High School? This was one of the questions asked of Bemidji Area Schools Superintendent Jim Hess Wednesday night during a public meeting on this fall's referendum asking voters to approve funds to construct and operate a new elementary school that would serve all of the district's fourth- and fifth-graders....

 
 News    October 23, 2014 

Unions Launch Mobile Ad Campaign to Warn Ridgedale Center Shoppers of Safety Hazards

Minnetonka, MN (October 22, 2014) -- With Halloween around the corner, plenty of malls are decked out in spooky displays, but unions say something really scary is happening at Ridgedale Center, and they’re taking to social media to warn the public. Local unions announced today the launch of a new mobile messaging “Shop at Your Own Risk” campaign to educate shoppers about chronic safety problems at Ridgedale Center. The unions plan to...

 
 News    October 23, 2014 

R2AC Invites Public Feedback on the Arts in Hubbard County

On Thursday, November 13 from 5:30-6:30 p.m., the Region 2 Arts Council will hold a listening session at Coldwell Banker, 101 Main Ave. S, Park Rapids. We want to hear from you about how we can better fund the arts in Hubbard County. Whether you are an artist yourself, a supporter of the arts, or a concerned member of the public, we want your input. Do you want to discuss the impact arts performances, workshops, or events have had on your...

 
 News    October 23, 2014 

Online harassment is routine among adults

The vitriol from strangers on Twitter is worst when Kate O’Reilly tweets about politics. People call her stupid, lob harsh insults and make lewd references to female anatomy. O’Reilly, a longtime Twitter enthusiast from Minneapolis who has more than 5,000 followers, said that she gets harassed by strangers once or twice a month....

 

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