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 By Michael Barrett    News    September 17, 2014 

New Sign dedicated at Ponemah School

On September 16, 2014 the Ponemah School dedicated their new school sign that was recently finished a week or so ago. Commissioned by Patrick Desjarlait Jr., the project was a couple years in the making and beautifully represented the community of Ponemah. Lunch was served to those participating in the dedication, followed by Honor Songs by the Ponemah School Drum, along with comments from...

 
 News    September 17, 2014 

Special Election on Wednesday, September 17, 2014 for the Red Lake District two-year term

The Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians will be conducting their Special Election on Wednesday, September 17, 2014 for the Red Lake District two-year term. The polls will be open from 8:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m. at the Red Lake Humanities Center and also at the Absentee Ballot Committee which is located in the Tribal Council Headquarters Library. The candidates are: Donald Desjarlait, Deanna Lasley, Lee...

 
 By Michael Barrett    News    September 17, 2014 

New Sign dedicated at Ponemah School - P2

On September 16, 2014 the Ponemah School dedicated their new school sign that was recently finished a week or so ago. Commissioned by Patrick Desjarlait Jr., the project was a couple years in the making and beautifully represented the community of Ponemah. Lunch was served to those participating in the dedication, followed by Honor Songs by the Ponemah School Drum, along with comments from...

 
 By Michael Barrett    News    September 17, 2014 

"Soup with the Supe" held in Red Lake

On Tuesday, September 16, 2014, newly hired Red Lake Public School District Superintendent, Anne Lundquist hosted the a second meeting in a series of ongoing, informal community conversations with district stakeholders. This first session was held at the Ponemah Elementary School last week. The purpose of the meetings were to share information regarding the district's strengths and challenges, as...

 
 By Michael Barrett    News    September 17, 2014 

"Soup with the Supe" held in Red Lake

On Tuesday, September 16, 2014, newly hired Red Lake Public School District Superintendent, Anne Lundquist hosted the a second meeting in a series of ongoing, informal community conversations with district stakeholders. This first session was held at the Ponemah Elementary School last week. The purpose of the meetings were to share information regarding the district's strengths and challenges, as...

 
 By Michael Barrett    News    September 17, 2014 

7th Annual Duluth Urban Office Picnic held at Lincoln Park - P5

The 7th Annual Duluth Urban Office Picnic was held at Lincoln Park in Duluth on Saturday, August 23, 2014. Some of the activities included gunny sack races, Bigfoot races, a Water Balloon toss, a Potato Dance, Tug-O-War and Musical Chairs....

 
 By Michael Barrett    News    September 17, 2014 

7th Annual Duluth Urban Office Picnic held at Lincoln Park - P6

The 7th Annual Duluth Urban Office Picnic was held at Lincoln Park in Duluth on Saturday, August 23, 2014. Some of the activities included gunny sack races, Bigfoot races, a Water Balloon toss, a Potato Dance, Tug-O-War and Musical Chairs....

 
 By Michael Barrett    News    September 17, 2014 

2014 Ponemah Labor Day Pow Wow - P31

2014 Ponemah Labor Day Pow Wow held in Ponemah, Minnesota August 29th through September 1st....

 
 News    September 17, 2014 

St. Mary's Mission School selected to represent on "Real Presence Radio"

St. Mary's Mission School has been selected to represent itself on “Real Presence Radio” on Thursday, September 18th at 2:00 pm. I am having a contest for the best 5th or 6th grade reader of the St. Kateri Prayer to represent the school on the radio. The students are excited and are getting pretty competitive to be selected to read this prayer. The prayer will be read live at 2:00 PM Thursday, September 18 on 1370am radio or 1280am radio. I...

 
 News    September 17, 2014 

8 - CANVASSERS - POLITICAL EDUCATION COMMITTEE

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT 8 - CANVASSERS POLITICAL EDUCATION COMMITTEE • 2 – Little Rock District • 2 – Ponemah District • 2 – Redby District • 2 – Red Lake District Open: September 15, 2014 Closing: September 26, 2014 @ 3:00 p.m. Primary Function: Register voters and/or give rides to the polling place on the Red Lake Indian Reservation. Reports to Canvasser Supervisor, temporary employ...

 
 By Michael Barrett    News    September 17, 2014 

2014 Ponemah Labor Day Pow Wow - P32

2014 Ponemah Labor Day Pow Wow held in Ponemah, Minnesota August 29th through September 1st....

 
 News    September 17, 2014 

BEMIDJI AREA ARTS ENDOWMENT PRESENTS OOH LA LA FOR THE ARTS FUNDRAISER

Bemidji, MN - September 16, 2014 – The Bemidji Area Arts Endowment (BAAE), a component fund of Northwest Minnesota Foundation (NMF), proudly presents the first annual Ooh La La for the Arts on Sunday, October 5, 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. – at Sparkling Waters restaurant, 824 Paul Bunyan Drive, Bemidji. The public is invited to join BAAE for an evening of food, fun and entertainment to celebrate the arts in Bemidji. The event’s proceeds will fund...

 
 News    September 17, 2014 

President Agoyo Statement on Native Languages

Washington, DC – Every Native child should have the right to be educated in his or her own language. Today, we have the opportunity to make that a reality. Critical legislation is moving through Congress that will provide more Native children access to an education grounded in their language and culture. We must send a clear message to Congress that they pass S. 1948 – the Native Language Immersion Student Achievement Act – and S. 2299 –...

 
 News    September 17, 2014 

NORTHWEST MINNESOTA FOUNDATION OFFERS CUTTING EDGE STRATEGIES WORKSHOP

BEMIDJI, MN—September 16, 2014 -- The Northwest Minnesota Foundation (NMF) is delivering Cutting Edge Strategies for Engaging Volunteers to Meet Mission, a workshop by the Minnesota Association for Volunteer Administration (MAVA). Participants will explore strategies developed by MAVA - which address how nonprofits can utilize their volunteer base to meet the high demand for service most agencies are experiencing. The workshop is designed to...

 
 News    September 17, 2014 

Interior Offers More Than $9.4 Million to Nearly 1,800 Landowners with Fractional Interests at Umatilla Indian Reservation

WASHINGTON, DC – Deputy Secretary of the Interior Mike Connor today announced that purchase offers have been sent to nearly 1,800 landowners with fractional interests on the Umatilla Indian Reservation in Oregon as part of the Department of the Interior’s commitment to reduce fractionation and strengthen tribal sovereignty through its Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations (Buy-Back Program). Thus far, the Buy-Back Program has successfully...

 
 News    September 17, 2014 

Minnesota Activists to Join Tar Sands Bloc at People's Climate March

New York, NY – As tens of thousands of people gather in New York City on September 21st for the largest demonstration for climate action in history, representatives from communities along the Keystone XL and Alberta Clipper routes plan to march as a “Tar Sands Bloc” dedicated to voicing their opposition to expansion of dirty, carbon-intensive tar sands and calling for a moratorium on extreme carbon-intensive tar sands projects. Among the ac...

 
 News    September 17, 2014 

12 Organizations Receive Inaugural Leadership Network Grants

(Saint Paul, MN - Sept. 16, 2014) - The Bush Foundation announced today the inaugural recipients of its Leadership Network Grants. These 12 organizations will use nearly $1.7 million to develop leaders who have the skills and cultural agility to provide effective leadership in diverse communities. The organizations are: * African American Leadership Forum (a program of Headwaters Foundation for Justice) - $200,000 - Minneapolis, MN * Coalition...

 
 News    September 17, 2014 

MDA Offers Flu Shots to Those Affected by Muscle Disease

CHICAGO, Sept. 16, 2014 — The Muscular Dystrophy Association is offering assistance with the cost of flu vaccines for individuals affected by muscle disease, including muscular dystrophy, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and other neuromuscular diseases. MDA offers this service annually for adults and children living with muscle disease who, because of compromised respiratory function — including difficulty coughing or clearing fluid from...

 
 News    September 17, 2014 

Grand Valley State project will document urban Native American history

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — A project led by a Grand Valley State University group aims to create the first archival collection of urban Native American experiences in West Michigan. “Gi-gikinomaage-min: Defend Our History, Unlock Your Spirit” is led by the Grand Valley Native American Advisory Board and is funded in part by a planning grant from the Michigan Humanities Council, an affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities. Melanie...

 
 News    September 17, 2014 

"Grantmaking in Indian Country" Report Highlights Large Unmet Funding Need for Native American Agriculture and Food Systems Projects

LONGMONT, Colorado (Sept. 16, 2014) – First Nations Development Institute (First Nations [ http://www.firstnations.org ]) has released a new report titled "Grantmaking in Indian Country: Trends from the Native Agriculture and Food Systems Initiative" that, among other findings, reveals a large gap between dollars needed for essential Indian Country food projects and the actual funding available for those projects. That "unmet need" conclusion i...

 
 News    September 17, 2014 

How a Minnesota serial child molester skirted the legal system

Douglas Robinette sat in the state prison in Faribault, Minn., in 2011, fresh off guilty pleas for owning thousands of child pornography images and repeatedly raping a vulnerable 14-year-old boy in Kanabec County. He was talking candidly about his sexual history to two federal law enforcement agents, knowing the information he shared about producing child porn could lead to an indictment and decades of prison time added to his already lengthy...

 
 News    September 17, 2014 

Obama declares Ebola a global threat, outlines response - but will it be enough and in time?

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama declared Tuesday that the Ebola epidemic in West Africa could threaten security around the world, and he ordered 3,000 U.S. military personnel to the region in emergency aid muscle for a crisis spiraling out of control....

 
 News    September 17, 2014 

CDC: Severe respiratory illness - from uncommon virus - has now been confirmed in 12 states

NEW YORK — Health officials say 12 states now have respiratory illnesses caused by an uncommon virus — enterovirus 68....

 
 News    September 17, 2014 

CDC study: Americans' bellies are expanding fast - a particularly dangerous trend

CHICAGO — The number of American men and women with big-bellied, apple-shaped figures — the most dangerous kind of obesity — has climbed at a startling rate over the past decade, according to a government study....

 
 News    September 17, 2014 

Party Insults Cherokee Student

Mars Hill University Senior Katlin Bradley is proud of her Cherokee Indian Heritage. She went to Cherokee High School and is president of her University's Native American Student Organization at Mars Hill. It's why when she heard about an off-campus party put on by students called "Cowboys and Nav-hoes" she felt compelled to do something to speak out....

 

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