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Articles from the February 8, 2012 edition

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2nd Quarter 95% or better attendance

2nd Quarter 95% or better attendance (14 or less total class periods missed, 2 days total) Name - Grade Anderson, Jason 6 Barrett, Roberta 8 Barrett, Tyrese 6 Barron, Drew 7 Beaulieu, Alysha 6 Beaulieu, Sydney 8 Cadwell, Dariun 7 Chaboyea, Roger 8 Clark, Richard 6 Cloud, Eileen 7 Defoe, Cassidy 6 Desjarlait, Alexis 6 French, Craig 8 Graves, Royce 6 Johns, Shaleesa 8 Johnson,...

 

Recording The Police is a Dangerous but Necessary Thing to Do - VIDEO

This video was created as an example of the importance of filming the police. Video provides transparency, accountability, and an accurate account of incidents that occur. It is no secret that the United States has a serious problem with police abuse, brutality, and corruption. It is essential for civilians to document their enc...

 
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Region 2 Arts Council Sponsors Workshop Painting to Praxis

Region 2 Arts Council Sponsors Workshop Painting to Praxis – Translating Ideas Into Paint Local painter Paula J. Swenson will take participants through the creative process from conception to implementation and from completion of a painting to its exhibition. Participants will learn the practices of painting and self-expressio...

 

RLMS Honor Roll 2nd Quarter 2011-12 - A & B Honor Roll

RLMS Honor Roll 2nd Quarter 2011-12 - A Honor Roll A Honor Roll Barrett, Brianna 6th Barrett, Elizabeth 6th Brown, Robert 6th Desjarlait, Alexis 6th May Thomas, 6th Muneton, Aketzali 6th Rainey, Kareena 6th Roy Kiauna, 6th Strong, WesleyAnn 6th Sumner, Allyssa 6th Thunder, McKayla 6th Waybenais, Maisie 6th McClain, Robert 7th Pacheco, Ezmarai 7th White, Grace 7th Robinson, Regg...

 

NRC says spill at Prairie Island posed no danger

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Nuclear Regulatory Commission says a spill of radioactive tritium at Xcel Energy's Prairie Island Nuclear Plant was so small the utility wasn't required to report it. An NRC report says the plant notified regulators about a spill Monday of 27 gallons of condensate water from a heating steam system that overflowed onto the ground after return pumps...

 
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Native American Book Fair - Sat. Feb. 11 - Red Lake Nation College

Native American Book Fair Presented by “Word Carrier” Trading Post Native American owned & operated. Specializing in Native American, Multi-cultural, Indigenous Literature Over 500 Native American Book titles to choose from! (Pre-school - college level reading) We fill Purchase orders on-site Discount Offered On School...

 

Franken sponsors bill on courthouse security

Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., is introducing legislation to make courthouses more secure. Franken says the Local Courthouse Safety Act would provide courts with access to security training and give states authority to use existing grant money to improve security....

 

Legacy funds being used to cover cuts in conservation

Ten years ago, the state paid $150,000 to learn whether Lake Mille Lacs was polluted. It was the first step in a critical effort to protect one of Minnesota's largest and most beloved lakes, one shared by three counties, multiple watershed districts, resort owners, cabin owners and tens of thousands of anglers....

 

Attawapiskat homes may ship this week

A convoy of modular homes left languishing in Moosonee instead of being en route to desperate residents in Attawapiskat could ship out by the end of this week....

 

Cherokee Employees Claim Political Retaliation In Termination Lawsuit

TAHLEQUAH, Oklahoma - The Cherokee Nation is also facing a legal battle being waged by four former employees. They're claiming they were fired by Chief Bill John Baker because they supported the former chief during last summer's elections....

 

Navajo official agrees to restitution for bonuses

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) -- The last of five elected officials in the Navajo Nation community of Tuba City has resolved allegations that she received part of $80,000 in bonus money in violation of tribal ethics laws....

 

Moon rises again over Sisters in Spirit

That was the last count of murdered and missing Aboriginal women by the Sisters in Spirit initiative before the government pulled its funding from the Native Women’s Association of Canada....

 

AIM founder in Spokane: Indians continue to face disrespect

While Americans celebrated news of Osama bin Laden’s death at the hands of U.S. Navy SEALs last spring, Clyde Bellecourt was disturbed by one detail of the story: the SEALs’ code name for bin Laden was “Geronimo....

 

Indian Country Stands with Menominee Seventh Grader

Nothing made me more upset than seeing the article "Menominee Seventh Grader Suspended for Saying 'I Love You' in her Native Language" in the Native News Network last Friday. Just the mere mention of a student being punished for speaking their tribal language in 2012 does not seem real, but a regulation of the 1800s....

 

Picuris Pueblo Woman Charged with Embezzling $132,000 from Pueblo

Mermejo, 53, a member and resident of Picuris Pueblo, was arraigned on an indictment charging her with embezzlement and theft from an Indian tribal organization. If convicted of this offense, Mermejo faces a maximum penalty of five years’ imprisonment and a $250,000 fine....

 

SD rancher sentenced for defrauding Sioux tribe

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) - A South Dakota rancher has been sentenced to 1 ½ years of probation and fined $2,500 for defrauding the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe....

 

Man arrested in December armed robbery

A Lynwood man was arrested Monday after trying to return to the Morongo Indian Reservation, where authorities say he robbed and shot at a woman in December....

 

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