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Northwoods too much for Warriors in 82-54 loss on Friday night - P11

RED LAKE, MN - The Red Lake Warriors hosted Northwoods on Friday, January 4, 2019, hanging in pretty much most of the first half. Despite the speed and height of Northwoods, Red Lake trailed by just 7 points, 31-24. The Warriors were outscored in the second half 51-30...

 

NEW YEARS EVE TRADITIONAL POW-WOW HELD IN RED LAKE - P14

RED LAKE, MN - The annual New Years Eve Traditional Pow Wow was held at the Red Lake Humanities beginning at 6 PM Friday evening. Although scheduled, there was no Grand Entry, making it even more traditional, everything got underway shortly after 7 PM. There were dance...

 

Lady Warriors now 7-1 on season after 98-29 win over Laporte - P22

RED LAKE - The Red Lake Lady Warriors came out in a fury on Tuesday, December 18, 2018 at home, racking up a quick 76-18 point lead in the first half of their game with Laporte. They would add 22 more points with mostly reserves playing in the second half, crusing to...

 

'We will not be silenced': A march takes on new meaning in the age of Trump

When we tally the final cost of the government shutdown - whenever that may come - there will be plenty of concerning numbers. Unpaid wages. Lost revenue to businesses. The amount of canned goods given out at food banks to government workers who never should have been...

 

Cold cases heating up again as Yakima County sheriff plans task force

YAKIMA, Wash. -- For more than two decades, relatives of Samantha Rios wondered what happened after she took a taxi to her home in Naches Heights in 1992 and disappeared. In 2016, skeletal remains were uncovered by a heavy-equipment operator moving dirt in the Gleed area and were identified as belonging to Rios. She...

 

Native American elder Nathan Phillips, teen Nick Sandmann give versions of encounter

Omaha elder Nathan Phillips told The Post his version of the incident that went viral on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial. High school student Nick Sandmann released a statement giving his account of what happened. https://www.washingtonpost.com/video/national/native-american-elder-nathan-phillips-...

 

The Catholic Church's shameful history of Native American abuses

The Indigenous Peoples March in Washington on Friday was marred by a disturbing incident. A large group of teenagers, many of whom wore red Make America Great Again hats, surrounded Nathan Phillips, an elder of the Omaha Nation, while he was performing a song. The teens, who appear to be students at a Catholic high...

 

Ex-Blackfeet Tribe Chairman indicted on theft and wire fraud charges

Court documents filed on January 10 state the Blackfeet Tribe submitted an application for a continuation grant from Health and Human Services for its Head Start Program. The period was for August 1, 2012, through July 31, 2013. The Administration for Children and Family Services awarded the Blackfeet Head Start...

 

The Horror of Trump's Wounded Knee Tweet

On Sunday, President Donald Trump took aim at one of his favorite targets: Senator Elizabeth Warren, who is hoping to unseat him in 2020. Responding to a video Warren posted on Instagram in which she drinks a beer in her kitchen and introduces her husband, Trump tweeted: “If Elizabeth Warren, often referred to by me...

 

Tribes Feel Financial Strain of Shutdown

As the federal government shutdown drags on, many Americans have noted that it’s had little to no effect on their daily lives. Leaders of from Lewis County and all of its municipalities said it’s made no difference in their operations during a meeting earlier this month. Tribal governments don’t have that...

 

Kalispel Tribe seeks to eliminate high-interest auto loans for members with used car lot

When Alia Russell moved to Newport, Washington, for a job at the Kalispel Casino, she knew it was time to retire her older model Toyota Camry. She needed a rig that could handle icy roads and winter driving conditions. She turned to Kalispel Auto Sales for help. http://www.spokesman.com/stories/2019...

 

Kentucky diocese apologizes after videos show students in 'MAGA' hats mocking Native Americans

FRANKFORT, Ky. — A diocese in Kentucky apologized Saturday after videos emerged showing students from a Catholic boys' high school mocking Native Americans outside the Lincoln Memorial after a rally in Washington. The Indigenous Peoples March in Washington on Friday coincided with the March for Life, which drew...

 

'It was getting ugly': Native American drummer speaks on his encounter with MAGA-hat-wearing teens

The images in videos that went viral on social media Saturday showed a tense scene near the Lincoln Memorial. A Native American man steadily beats his drum at the tail end of Friday’s Indigenous Peoples March while singing a song of unity urging participants to “be strong” against the ravages of colonialism that...

 

Lawyer: Incapacitated woman who gave birth not in coma

PHOENIX (AP) — A lawyer for the family of an incapacitated Arizona woman who gave birth in a long-term care facility said she is not in a coma as previously reported. The Arizona Republic reported Friday that attorney John Micheaels said the 29-year-old woman has "significant intellectual disabilities" and does not...

 

Bill Aims to Reduce Poverty In Native Communities

US Senator Brian Schatz (D) of Hawai‘i joined his colleague Lisa Murkowski (R) from Alaska today in introducing the Native American Millennium Challenge Demonstration Act. This legislation creates a domestic pilot project, based on the Millennium Challenge Corporation, which promotes sustainable economic growth and...

 

Jury finds 2 men guilty of manslaughter in Jeanenne Fontaine's death

A jury has found two men guilty of manslaughter in the death of Jeanenne Fontaine. The jury in the trial for Christopher Brass and Jason Meilleur delivered their verdict Saturday morning in a Winnipeg courtroom. https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/manitoba/brass-meilleur-trial-jury-deliberates-verdict-1....

 

Globe High School star, Native American BJ Burries sets new state basketball points record

Globe High School basketball star B.J. Burries became the all-time leading scorer in Arizona high school basketball history Friday night. Burries, who needed 25 points vs. St. Augustine at Hayden High School in Winkelman to set the record, broke the record with his 25th and 26th points of the game right before...

 

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