Red Lake Nation News - Babaamaajimowinan (Telling of news in different places)

Articles from the May 4, 2011 edition

Sorted by date  Results 1 - 25 of 31



 By Michael Meuers    News    May 4, 2011

WALK FOR CHILD ABUSE PREVENTION

Hundreds of children and adults participated in some part of the The Red Lake Family & Children Services annual Child Abuse Prevention Walk on Tuesday April 26th, 2011. The ³Walk² started at 9:00 am at the junction of Hwy. #89 and Hwy. #1, and headed south to the Seven Clans Casino - about five miles. The line of walkers...

 
 By Michael Meuers    Features    May 4, 2011

Earth Day and the Rise of Environmental Consciousness

I WILL ORGANIZE A CLEAN-UP IN MY COMMUNITY AND PICK UP LITTER WHENEVER I SEE IT....~Earth Day Tenet Earth Day, celebrated on April 22, is the annual U.S. celebration of the environment and a time for Americans to assess the work still needed to protect the natural gifts of our planet. Earth Day has no central organizing force...

 
 News    May 4, 2011

Honor the Youth Pow Wow 2011

Honor the Youth Pow Wow 2011, Friday night session on April 29th....

 

17th Annual Haskell Commencement Indian Men;s Fast Pitch Tournament

17th Annual Haskell Commencement Indian Men;s Fast Pitch Tournament May 14 & 15 Clinton Lake Sports Complex Lawrence KS Entry Deadline: May 10 For Entry form contact: Sherry Girty sherry.girty@haskell.edu or 785-979-5501 Lou Edith Hara lhara@haskell.edu 785-749-8404 x. 251 *Work Kerry Cuny kcuny@haskell.edu 785-979-1771 *Cell Alta Cobell-Pewenofkit – acobell@haskell.edu or...

 

Photographs tell the stories of Arapaho Journeys in a special exhibition at the BBHC

Arapaho Journeys: Photographs and Stories from the Wind River Reservation, a special exhibition featuring the photographs of Sara Wiles, opens Saturday, April 30 at the Buffalo Bill Historical Center. Through intimate portraits of Northern Arapaho people of all ages, at work and at play, at home and at tribal activities on the...

 

From the Desk of State Director Colleen Landkamer

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack visited Minnesota on April 20 to host a roundtable discussion on biofuels and renewable energy at CHS Inc. ( http://e2ma.net/go/7049768849/208546227/221818073/1403498/goto:http://www.chsinc.com/ ) in Inver Grove Heights. During the roundtable, the Secretary highlighted how a new provision in Rural Development's Rural Energy for America Program...

 

Minnesota Legislature: Sparks fly over redistricting plan

ST. PAUL — One of the most significant, and least noticed, jobs of the Minnesota Legislature is drawing up new legislative district lines, and it drew sparks Tuesday night....

 

Casino plan for Block E to roll out

A stealth plan to transform Minneapolis' ailing Block E into a gambling and entertainment hub that could draw millions of tourists from across the Upper Midwest is about to land at the State Capitol....

 
 By Winona Kingbird    News    May 4, 2011

Red Lakers take first in Women's Backup Singing Contest at GON Pow Wow

This past weekend at the Gathering of Nations Pow-wow in Albuquerque, NM., the Women's Backup Singing Contest was won by Midnite Express. The singers are Athena Cloud (Ponemah) and Lilia Kingbird (Wahpeton). They are both enrolled members of Red Lake Nation and are 14 years old. Midnight Express also placed 2nd in the Northern...

 
 By Michael Meuers    News    May 4, 2011

AKI GIIZHIGAD (EARTH DAY) CELEBRATED AT RED LAKE

"Treat the earth well: it was not given to you by your parents, it was loaned to you by your children. We do not inherit the Earth from our Ancestors, we borrow it from our Children." ~Ancient Indian Proverb The Red Lake Nation Earth Day Fair was held on April 21, 2011 from 1:30 to 5:30 PM. Earth Day was officially April 22nd,...

 

Tribal Veterans Service Officers

Tribal Veterans Service Officers...

 

Senate wants to strengthen communication with Native Americans

Senate Republicans are setting up a Select Committee on State-Native American Relations “to advance meaningful dialogue between state and Native American leaders on matters of common interest,” according to a news release today. That includes education on reservation lands, the protection and preservation of Indian culture, economic development, taxes, social services,...

 
 News    May 4, 2011

Seattle Woodcarver’s Family Receives $1.5 Million

The city of Seattle agreed on April 29 to award $1.5 million to the family of Native woodcarver John T. Williams, shot to death by former Seattle Police Officer Ian Birk, in a case later ruled unjustified by the Seattle’s Police Firearm Review Board. His death fired up Seattle’s American Indian community, who united for the first time to stand up for their civil...

 
 News    May 4, 2011

Crazy Horse School terminating all employees

From the superintendent down to bus drivers, all of the 90-plus people working at Crazy Horse School in Wanblee will be out of a job at the end of the school term. The Crazy Horse School Board recently decided not to renew contracts with any of the school’s staff. That leaves 50 administrative and certified teaching positions vacant, along with approximately 40 support staff...

 
 News    May 4, 2011

More than a thousand people for American Indian Month parade in Minneapolis

On one of the few sunny days in recent memory, more than a thousand people turned out for the parade and celebration to kick off American Indian Month on April 29. People traveled from across the region to meet in South Minneapolis for the event. Sergeant Patrick Blu and Robert Durant of the White Earth Veterans Honor Guard left at 4 a.m. that morning to make the 250 mile trek...

 
 News    May 4, 2011

Brownfields program could help tribe redevelop | Noo Kayet | May

In 2009, our Natural Resources Department was awarded a grant through the Environmental Protection Agency to assess potential Brownfields sites on and surrounding the reservation. This project is being led by Jessica Coyle, our EPA Response Program manager....

 
 News    May 4, 2011

Shifting ice, big winds at tribal harvest

Ojibwe gillnetters lost nets to shifting ice last week, and over the weekend, nets were left out from Saturday night, April 30, until Monday morning, May 2, due to unsafe conditions....

 
 News    May 4, 2011

Canada’s Missing Women: Sad Echoes of Mexico

Canada’s “Highway of Tears” flows between the cities of Prince George to Prince Rupert in British Columbia. But the gruesomeness that has given this 750-kilometer stretch of the Yellowhead Highway its unhappy monicker leads all the way to the desert in Juarez, Mexico....

 
 News    May 4, 2011

Low-Salt Diet Ineffective, Study Finds. Disagreement Abounds

A new study found that low-salt diets increase the risk of death from heart attacks and strokes and do not prevent high blood pressure, but the research’s limitations mean the debate over the effects of salt in the diet is far from over....

 
 News    May 4, 2011

Alaskan crowned Miss Indian World

Marjorie Tah-Bone of Nome, Alaska was crowned Miss Indian World at the 28th annual Gathering of Nations held in Albuquerque this past weekend....

 
 News    May 4, 2011

Storms trigger flooding in Cherokee Nation

TAHLEQUAH, Okla. – Heavy April rains have pounded much of the Cherokee Nation’s jurisdictional area, with thunderstorms on April 22 dropping more than 13 inches in some places and causing local rivers, lakes and tributaries to reach or surpass flood stage....

 
 News    May 4, 2011

Senate official: Wrong to link bin Laden, Geronimo

WASHINGTON - The top staffer for the Senate Indian Affairs Committee is objecting to the U.S. military's use of the code name "Geronimo" for Osama bin Laden during the raid that killed the al-Qaida leader....

 
 News    May 4, 2011

Nazi branding lands in court

FARMINGTON — More than 6 million people were murdered under the black cross hairs of a symbol that is known to the world as the Nazi swastika. Today, more than a year after three men allegedly branded that symbol on the arm of an American Indian with mental disabilities, the first of the three trials will be heard in court....

 
 News    May 4, 2011

Ft. Totten, N.D., woman sentenced for distributing meth

A Fort Totten, N.D., woman was sentenced Monday for distributing methamphetamine, according to a release from the Department of Justice....

 
 News    May 4, 2011

Georgia man ordered to stay off Rosebud Indian Reservation

A 21-year-old Georgia man was ordered to stay away from the Rosebud Indian Reservation for three years after he admitted hitting a 17-year-old Native American male at a home in the South Antelope community....

 

Page Down

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2020