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Articles from the January 13, 2012 edition

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New Red Lake Nation College/Government Center on Drawing Board

Over the past several months, meetings and retreats have been conducted by a committee to discuss plans to build a new Tribal College Campus/Government Center near the existing pow wow grounds at Red Lake. The committee is made up of representatives from the Tribal Government, Red Lake Nation College, DSGW architects of Duluth,...

 

Red Lake Nation College On the Way to Accreditation

The Red Lake Nation College announced that it received AIHEC Associate Membership status this past October at the AIHEC Annual Meetings in Albuquerque, New Mexico. AIHEC is the American Indian Higher Education Consortium a group of 37 Tribal Colleges scattered across the United States and Canada. “The Red Lake College was...

 

RLCC outguns Lady Warriors 74-58

RLCC outguns Lady Warriors 74-58...

 

Bemidji man found outside Sanford Center died from hypothermia

Police have identified the 62-year-old Bemidji man found dead Tuesday in a drainage ditch near the city’s Sanford Center....

 

Red Lake Hosts National Homeless Person's Memorial Day - VIDEO

Red Lake Hosts National Homeless Person's Memorial Day - VIDEO...

 

Red Lake's New Sign on Hwy. 89 - VIDEO

Red Lake's New Sign on Hwy. 89 - VIDEO...

 

Important Message from Red Lake Nation Propane

Important Message from Red Lake Nation Propane Due to personnel leaving for training on January 17th & returning on January 20th, the office will be limited to workers. We would like our customers to check your tank gauge and call with the percentage no later than by Monday January 16th. We don’t want anyone to be without...

 
 By Anne Williams    News    January 13, 2012

Students help language project in Bemidji schools

Students in the Bemidji School District may soon notice a change to their classroom names. A sign for the health office will have “Aakoziiwigamigoons” next to it, the cafeteria will have “Wisiniiwigamig” and art room will include “Mazinibii’igewigamig.” Dozens of signs featuring words in Ojibwe are being made by fi...

 

Energy Production on Ft. Berthold Reservation in North Dakota Provides Substantial Economic Benefits to American Indian Communities

WASHINGTON — A partnership among Department of the Interior agencies and American Indian communities in North Dakota has spurred a 400 percent increase in revenues from increased domestic energy production over last year – providing substantial economic benefits to the tribal government and individual mineral owners. “The Bakken Formation in North Dakota is producing...

 

Cold temperatures will create better ice conditions

The hammer had to drop eventually, after all, this is January and this is Minnesota. The weather had to turn cold at some point and it looks like the time has arrived....

 

Bankrupt Solyndra seeking to pay bonuses

Now seems an unlikely time for handing out bonuses at bankrupt Solyndra LLC, but that’s the plan of company attorneys intending to dole out up to a half-million dollars to persuade key employees to stay put....

 

New Non-Partisan House Research report: More evidence that Minnesota property taxpayers were hurt by removal of Market Value Homestead Credit

Over $400 million in new property taxes have Minnesota property owners reeling. While the range in local property tax increases across the state is wide and deep, a new non-partisan report provides even more evidence as to why property taxes payable in 2012 soared while property values plunged. The data also shows that rural Minnesota property owners were hit much harder than...

 

Tonights game between Red Lake and Cass Lake starts at 5 PM with the Girls game

Tonights game between Red Lake and Cass Lake starts at 5 PM with the Girls game. Girls varsity will start at 5pm with the varsity boys to follow. THE GAME WILL BE ON THE RADIO at 90.1. Tomorrow's Game with MTS: Girls will start at 12 pm Saturday, January 14, 2011, with JV boys to follow, then varsity boys. Game will be played at 2872 26th Ave South....

 

Minnesota lawmakers urged to make neglect a felony

Caregivers who intentionally neglect the elderly or other vulnerable adults could face felony prosecution for the first time in Minnesota under a legislative proposal unveiled Thursday that would close what proponents say is a gaping hole in state law....

 

First Native American lesbian elected to Minnesota House

Susan Allen became the first openly lesbian Native American to be elected to a state legislature after winning a special election in Minnesota on Tuesday night....

 

Kickass Openly Gay Native American Woman Elected to State Legislature

Nine Native Americans have served in the Minnesota state legislature since the state's founding, and all of them have been men. But on Tuesday, The Land of 10,000 Lakes chose via special election its first ever Native American woman to serve on its state legislature, and the first Native American lesbian to ever serve in any state legislature anywhere....

 

Supreme Court hears challenge over gas tax refunds to tribes

SEATTLE -- A group of gas station owners has taken to the state Supreme Court its fight for answers into Native American tribes' use of gas tax money....

 

State's gas-tax refunds to tribes under fire

OLYMPIA — When you drive past a tribal gas station, the price may well be a few cents a gallon cheaper than what's charged just outside the reservation....

 

Native protesters block northern B.C. highway

Native protesters have halted almost all industrial traffic to logging and mining sites near Fort St. James, B.C., and are demanding to speak with local politicians....

 

Chiefs Warn New Relationship Needed With Crown Or Unrest May Follow

WINNIPEG - Native chiefs say Prime Minister Stephen Harper must come out of this month's First Nations summit willing to forge a new relationship with aboriginals or risk widespread unrest....

 

Tribal Council Removes Late Chairwoman’s Memorial From Reservation Cemetery

In a tangled mess of tribal politics run amuck, three of five council members of the Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi (NHBPI) voted on October 20, 2011 to remove late chairwoman Laura Spurr’s memorial stone from the Pine Creek Cemetery in Athens, Michigan, and have it moved to another location at her family’s expense. Read more:http://indiancoun...

 

‘White power’ sprayed on Native American business

A Native American-owned business near the C.M. Russell Museum was spray-painted Tuesday night or early Wednesday morning, with the words “white power” written twice....

 

Taking a stand against prescription drug abuse

Tribal officials and state agencies are working together to fight prescription drug abuse on reservations. Read more: http://bismarcktribune.com/news/local/education/taking-a-stand-against-prescription-drug-abuse/article_7de76fec-3d78-11e1-a6b2-0019bb2963f4.html#ixzz1jLeggunL...

 

Pikangikum faces education crisis as teachers flee mould

Teachers are fleeing the community of Pikangikum in Ontario. The problem is not the school or the students. It’s because of where they’re living....

 

2 ex-Creek Nation workers face conspiracy charge

MUSKOGEE — A plea hearing is scheduled for later this month for two former Muscogee (Creek) Nation employees accused of bilking the government out of more than $2.5 million in cigarette taxes. Read more: http://newsok.com/2-ex-creek-nation-workers-face-conspiracy-charge/article/3639687#ixzz1jLhNAwQn...

 

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