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Articles from the January 7, 2022 edition


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  • Vivian Della (White) Mireau

    Jan 7, 2022

    Vivian Della (White) Mireau October 25, 1937 ~ January 3, 2022 (age 84) Vivian Della Mireau "Wamhdi Winuhća Win", 84, oldest elder of the Prairie Island Indian Community, died peacefully, Monday, January 3, 2022 at her home. She was born October 25, 1937 in Prairie Island to Martin and Elsie (Johnson) White Bear. She attended school in Pipestone, Minnesota. She married Curtis Campbell, Sr. and he preceded her in death. She later married Joseph Mireau. She made her home on Prairie Island. She...

  • Marlys Louise Bushey

    Jan 7, 2022

    Marlys Louise Bushey August 26, 1955 - January 4, 2022 Madweyaashiikwe, Marlys (Shaugobay) Bushey, age 66 of Isle, MN passed away on January 4, 2022. Visitation will begin at 6 PM on Friday, January 7, 2022, at the District 1 Community Center on the Mille Lacs Reservation. A Funeral Ceremony will be held at 10 AM on Saturday, January 8, 2022, at the District 1 Community Center on the Mille Lacs Reservation with Baabiitaw officiating. Interment will be in the Vineland Burial Grounds....

  • Bernice Julia (Monroe) New

    Jan 7, 2022

    Bernice Julia (Monroe) New January 2, 1937 ~ December 30, 2021 (age 84) Bernice "Bunny" Julia New, age 84, journeyed to the spirit world on Thursday, December 30, 2021, from Redeemer Healthcare Center in Minneapolis, MN. She was born January 2, 1937, in Cass Lake, MN the daughter of Isabelle (Aitkin) and John Monroe, Sr. Bunny grew up in the Onigum area and moved to Chicago, IL in 1959, where her younger sister came to live with her. She met Jack New, and they moved to California in 1965, where...

  • Return of mask mandate met with shrugs in Minneapolis, St. Paul

    Jan 7, 2022

    Minneapolis and St. Paul quietly reconciled themselves Thursday to the return of mask mandates with seemingly little outrage over what has been a volatile issue nationwide, and both cities were considering as their next steps requiring proof of vaccination in some public places. Before Minneapolis' indoor mask requirement took effect Thursday afternoon, Jeff Hatzenbeller, a Ham Lake resident who works in downtown Minneapolis, stood unmasked in the skyway, chatting with another man in no mask....

  • St. Paul, Minneapolis schools continue to struggle with bus driver shortage

    Jan 7, 2022

    After-school activities have been canceled in Minneapolis and parents put on alert they might have to get their kids to and from school in St. Paul as the districts continue to grapple with disruptions caused by bus driver shortages and COVID-19. Cold temperatures and a need to have buses available to take students home after school were cited by Minneapolis Public Schools in its decision to cancel Thursday's activities for students - although busing will continue for varsity athletics....

  • Biden warns of US peril from Trump's 'dagger' at democracy

    Jan 7, 2022

    WASHINGTON - President Joe Biden forcefully blamed Donald Trump and his supporters Thursday for holding a "dagger at the throat of democracy" with election lies that sparked last year's deadly assault on the U.S. Capitol, using the anniversary of the attack to warn that America's system of government remains under urgent threat. The president set the tone on a day of remembrance that brought fiery speeches, moments of silence and anguished accounts from lawmakers recalling the terrifying hours...

  • Minnesota COVID positive rates surge to levels not seen in over a year

    Jan 7, 2022

    ST. PAUL - Positive test rates for COVID-19 in Minnesota continued to soar in an apparent trajectory toward breaking a pandemic-long record, according to state health department numbers released Thursday, Jan. 6. The seven-day rolling positive rate for tests in Minnesota was 14.6% in Thursday's report, a more than 1% jump up from the day before. Positive rates have not been at this level since November 2020, when they reached 14.8%. The all-pandemic high was 15.5% in April 2020. The Centers for...

  • Canada's $40 Billon Settlement with First Nations Groups Not Binding, Doesn't Change Children's Lives

    Jan 7, 2022

    Canada has tentatively agreed to a $40 billion (Canadian dollars, about $31 billion USD) settlement, to right its discriminatory child welfare system that disproportionately separates Indigenous youth from their families over the past three decades, then chronically underfundes the welfare programs meant to serve them. The non-binding principal settlement, announced on Tuesday and the largest in Canada's history, will allocate $20 billion in payments to First Nations children who have been...

  • Indian Country starts off new year with surge in COVID-19 cases

    Jan 7, 2022

    Tribal communities across the nation are once again seeing an explosion in COVID-19 cases following the busy holiday season and as a new and highly contagious variant brings upheaval to Indian Country. Some tribes are reimposing lockdowns, the likes of which haven’t been seen since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic almost two years ago. Others are warning of negative impacts to their health care systems due to the Omicron variant that is spreading quickly throughout the United States. “Of course you know that the Omicron variant thr...

  • Bureau of Indian Education unveils first official logo

    Jan 7, 2022

    The Bureau of Indian Education has unveiled its first official logo, based on a design from a student. The logo [PNG] is the BIE's first since becoming a bureau in 2006. It features a shawl-wearing student on top of an open book, surrounded by the words "Culture," "Knowledge," and "Leadership." "The Bureau of Indian Education is working to lay the foundation for the next generation of Native children to succeed," said Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs Bryan Newland said in a news release...

  • 'Pots of money' out of reach for some

    Jan 7, 2022

    The Bipartisan Infrastructure and Jobs Act includes $12 billion for Indian Country, however, making the most of the funding opportunities presents challenges for some Native organizations. The act is a “once-in-a-generation” investment, Raina Thiele, Dena'ina Athabascan and Yup’ik, said recently. She’s senior advisor for Alaska Affairs and Strategic Priorities for the Secretary of Interior and was one of several people who spoke on a panel at the Alaska Federation of Natives annual convention Dec. 14. The law allocates funding for infrast...

  • Red Lake Tribal Programs and Red Lake Schools will have 2-Hour Late Start on Friday, January 7, 2021

    Jan 7, 2022

    Red Lake Tribal Programs and Red Lake Schools will have 2-Hour Late Start on Friday, January 7, 2021 St. Mary's Mission School will be closed all day...

  • Warriors take win over Walker-Hackensack-Akley 88-82

    Jan 7, 2022

    Warriors take win over Walker-Hackensack-Akley 88-82 Junior High Boys also victorious, 71-53 Photographs by Chris Jourdain...

  • Red Lake Warriors drop 4th game in a row to North Woods 80-43 - P3

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|Jan 7, 2022

    Red Lake Warriors drop 4th game in a row to North Woods 80-43 Warriors Junior Varsity show much promise in their 81-50 set-back...

  • Warriors Junior Varsity show much promise in their 81-50 set-back - P3

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|Jan 7, 2022

    Red Lake Warriors drop 4th game in a row to North Woods 80-43 Warriors Junior Varsity show much promise in their 81-50 set-back...

  • Red Lake New Year's Eve Contest Pow Wow held on Friday, December 31, 2021 - P7

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|Jan 7, 2022

    Red Lake New Year's Eve Contest Pow Wow - December 31, 2021 Grand Entry 1 PM nd 7 PM - Red Lake Humanities Center https://docs.google.com/document/d/e/2PACX-...

  • Red Lake Lady Warriors outpaced in second half, lose 65-57 at home to Clearbrook-Gonvick - P17

    Dawson Peterson, KKCQ Sports|Jan 7, 2022

    Red Lake, MN - The Clearbrook-Gonvick Bears earned their third victory of the season after an extremely physical and hard fought game versus the Red Lake Warriors, 65-57. The game started off with the Red Lake Warriors jumping out in front thanks to their usual run and gun style of offense. The Bears appeared to be a step behind and their energy was flat leading to Warriors TeAndra Pemberton-Kingbird to take advantage scoring 14 first half points. In the last eight games between the Bears and...

  • Red Lake Lady Warriors JV come from behind in second quarter to win 49-41 over Clearbrook-Gonvick - P17

    Dawson Peterson, KKCQ Sports|Jan 7, 2022

    Red Lake, MN - The Clearbrook-Gonvick Bears earned their third victory of the season after an extremely physical and hard fought game versus the Red Lake Warriors, 65-57. The game started off with the Red Lake Warriors jumping out in front thanks to their usual run and gun style of offense. The Bears appeared to be a step behind and their energy was flat leading to Warriors TeAndra Pemberton-Kingbird to take advantage scoring 14 first half points. In the last eight games between the Bears and...

  • Red Lake "Treat Street" held on Sunday - P45

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|Jan 7, 2022

    Red Lake "Treat Street" was held on Sunday, October 31, 2021 with numerous Programs participating in the event, which started at 2 PM and was scheduled to end at 4 PM....

  • Red Lake Elementary School celebrates Halloween on Friday - P45

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|Jan 7, 2022

    The Red Lake Elementary School students celebrated Halloween on Friday, October 29, 2021 with an outdoor parade and treats for all the kids....

  • Ponemah Round Dance Celebration - Saturday, January 8, 2022

    Ponemah Round Dance Celebration - Saturday, January 8, 2022 5 PM at the Ponemah Boys and Girls Club Everyone Welcome - Light Meal Provided - Cash Prizes Sponsored by Ponemah Center, Red Lake Tribal Council, FCS and Ponemah Outpatient https://docs.google.com/document/d/e/2PACX-1vSp4b-j5NqOjNa4gd-nACaFBeqvG2Sm4Y-w9D-XZYAL1VhDvQ7Fi4-QwoZleSCJ303ymSpccZiUo30K/pub...

  • Attorney General Ellison urges Supreme Court to protect employees and consumers from corporate gamesmanship in pending arbitration cases

    Jan 7, 2022

    January 6, 2022 (SAINT PAUL) — Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison, along with Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh, today led a bipartisan coalition of 19 attorneys general from across the country in urging the U.S. Supreme Court to protect employees and consumers from corporate gamesmanship. In an amicus brief filed today with the Court, the Attorney General Ellison and the bipartisan coalition ask the court to ensure that in cases when plaintiffs are employees or consumers bound by arbitration agreements, companies cannot seek two b...

  • LULAC WARNS A REPEAT OF THE JANUARY 6, 2021 INSURRECTION IS STILL POSSIBLE

    Jan 7, 2022

    Washington, DC – The League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) issued the following statement on the first anniversary of the attack on the U.S. Capitol on January 6, 2021. The protest and violence were carried out to stop the ratification of the electoral ballot results from the November 2020 presidential election that defeated Donald Trump. The US Justice Department issued a report six months following the attack and stated that more than 535 people who took part in the insurrection were arrested in all 50 states. Five people died d...

  • Bureau of Indian Education Unveils New Logo

    Jan 7, 2022

    WASHINGTON – The Bureau of Indian Education marks a significant milestone by unveiling its official logo today. This is the first logo for BIE since becoming a bureau in 2006. The initial logo design was created by Kayla Jackson, a member of the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe who is also a graduate of the Bureau's Haskell Indian Nations University located in Lawrence, Kansas. "The Bureau of Indian Education is working to lay the foundation for the next generation of Native children to succeed," said...

  • Attorney General Ellison tests positive for COVID-19, has mild symptoms thanks to vaccination and booster

    Jan 7, 2022

    January 5, 2022 (SAINT PAUL) — Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison announced today that he has tested positive for COVID-19 and that he is experiencing only mild symptoms thanks to having been vaccinated and boosted. He is currently visiting family out of the country, is isolating in place, and will travel home when it is safe to do so. In the meantime, he is conducting business remotely as usual. Attorney General Ellison issued the following statement: I am out of the country visiting family and until yesterday, had no reason to b...

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