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Articles written by Wes Jourdain


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  • Red Lake Nation Language Symposium held on Saturday April 27, 2024 - P2

    Wes Jourdain|Apr 30, 2024

    Wes Jourdain: Gichi-miigwech gii-pi-izhaayeg to everyone that showed up for today's gathering. Things went the way that they were supposed to and the people who made it were meant to be there. We had presentations on drum teachings Mike Needham, lacrosse teachings (a young man from Misinaakwaang wanted to share with everyone), Indigenous Yoga Elizabeth Strong, Clan teachings, naming ceremony and colors, women teachings Frances Miller, along with a lot good discussions and Q&A session. Our event...

  • Red Lake Nation Language Symposium held on Saturday April 27, 2024

    Wes Jourdain|Apr 29, 2024

    Wes Jourdain: · Gichi-miigwech gii-pi-izhaayeg to everyone that showed up for today's gathering. Things went the way that they were supposed to and the people who made it were meant to be there. We had presentations on drum teachings Mike Needham, lacrosse teachings (a young man from Misinaakwaang wanted to share with everyone), Indigenous Yoga Elizabeth Strong, Clan teachings, naming ceremony and colors, women teachings Frances Miller, along with a lot good discussions and Q&A session. Our even...

  • Red Lake Summer Culture Camp at Red Lake Schools - P5

    Wes Jourdain|Jul 27, 2023

    Red Lake Summer Culture Camp is a wrap! We had an awesome group of kids who showed up everyday to learn a variety of different Cultural Activities and Projects during the two week camp. Those activities and projects included Ojibwe Language and TPR movements, Ribbon skirt making, drumstick making, hand drum making, big drum teachings, traditional rattle making, tobacco pouch making, dream catcher teachings and making, bandolier bag paintings, hook-and-line fishing, and blanket/pillow making....

  • Red Lake Summer Culture Camp at Red Lake Schools - P4

    Wes Jourdain|Jul 26, 2023

    Red Lake Summer Culture Camp is a wrap! We had an awesome group of kids who showed up everyday to learn a variety of different Cultural Activities and Projects during the two week camp. Those activities and projects included Ojibwe Language and TPR movements, Ribbon skirt making, drumstick making, hand drum making, big drum teachings, traditional rattle making, tobacco pouch making, dream catcher teachings and making, bandolier bag paintings, hook-and-line fishing, and blanket/pillow making....

  • Red Lake Summer Culture Camp at Red Lake Schools - P3

    Wes Jourdain|Jul 25, 2023

    Red Lake Summer Culture Camp is a wrap! We had an awesome group of kids who showed up everyday to learn a variety of different Cultural Activities and Projects during the two week camp. Those activities and projects included Ojibwe Language and TPR movements, Ribbon skirt making, drumstick making, hand drum making, big drum teachings, traditional rattle making, tobacco pouch making, dream catcher teachings and making, bandolier bag paintings, hook-and-line fishing, and blanket/pillow making....

  • Red Lake Summer Culture Camp at Red Lake Schools - P2

    Wes Jourdain|Jul 24, 2023

    Red Lake Summer Culture Camp is a wrap! We had an awesome group of kids who showed up everyday to learn a variety of different Cultural Activities and Projects during the two week camp. Those activities and projects included Ojibwe Language and TPR movements, Ribbon skirt making, drumstick making, hand drum making, big drum teachings, traditional rattle making, tobacco pouch making, dream catcher teachings and making, bandolier bag paintings, hook-and-line fishing, and blanket/pillow making....

  • Red Lake Summer Culture Camp at Red Lake Schools

    Wes Jourdain|Jul 21, 2023

    Red Lake Summer Culture Camp is a wrap! We had an awesome group of kids who showed up everyday to learn a variety of different Cultural Activities and Projects during the two week camp. Those activities and projects included Ojibwe Language and TPR movements, Ribbon skirt making, drumstick making, hand drum making, big drum teachings, traditional rattle making, tobacco pouch making, dream catcher teachings and making, bandolier bag paintings, hook-and-line fishing, and blanket/pillow making....

  • Missing & Murdered Indigenous Women/Missing & Murdered Indigenous People Awareness Walk held in Red Lake

    Wes Jourdain, RLNC|Feb 22, 2018

    I just wanted to thank everyone that came together today, (February 21, 2018), on such short notice. Thes Missing & Murdered Indigenous Women/Missing & Murdered Indigenous People Awareness Walk was rescheduled from last week out of respect for the families that lost loved ones and we weren't too sure when we were going to do it. The Red Lake Nation College Staff, Student Government, and Students collaborated with Equay Wigamig (Women's Shelter) staff to put on this event. We had Annette Johnson...

  • American Indian Graduates honored at Clearbrook/Gonvick School

    Wes Jourdain|May 21, 2014

    On Tuesday, May 20, 2014 the American Indian Program at Clearbrook/Gonvick Schools recognized two of their students who will be graduating on Saturday, Alex Barrett and Donavan Cobenais, who are both from Red Lake. Alex Barrett is the son of Rick and Michelle Barrett, and Donovan is the son of Myron and Crystal Cobenais. The boys were recognized by the American Indian Program with honor songs, Brent Gish gave the keynote address and each received pendleton blankets during the banquet....

  • RLNC Men lose home opener to Association Free Lutheran Bible School

    Wes Jourdain|Nov 11, 2013

    RLNC Men lose home opener to Association Free Lutheran Bible School n Friday, November 8, 2013. RLNC Men's team members include: Travis Dow, Lucas Hanson, Matthew Morrison, Robert Pemberton, Jr., Dan Perkins, Jr., Jeffery Spears, Keith Sumner, Ruchard White, Jr., and Jeremiah Hunter....

  • RLNC Men lose home opener to Association Free Lutheran Bible School - P2

    Wes Jourdain|Nov 11, 2013

    RLNC Men lose home opener to Association Free Lutheran Bible School n Friday, November 8, 2013. RLNC Men's team members include: Travis Dow, Lucas Hanson, Matthew Morrison, Robert Pemberton, Jr., Dan Perkins, Jr., Jeffery Spears, Keith Sumner, Ruchard White, Jr., and Jeremiah Hunter....

  • Groundbreaking Ceremony held for new Seven Clans Casino - Warroad

    Wes Jourdain|Oct 26, 2012

    A groundbreaking ceremony was held on Thursday, October 25, 2012 for the new multimillion dollar 7 Clans Casino and Hotel in Warroad, Minnesota. It's new location is located across the river from their current casino, will feature a 600 slot machine floor, 60 room hotel, meeting and convention rooms and more. The former Cherney property will include an RV Park, public campgrounds, a boat landing, 75 boat docks and a large parking lot that will have the capacity to host 500 cars, boats and...