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Articles from the May 26, 2011 edition

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 By Michael Barrett    News    May 26, 2011

Eighty-Two Graduate from Red Lake New Beginnings GED Program

At the New Beginnings GED Graduation Program held at the Seven Clans Casino and Events Center on Friday, May 20, 2011, there were 82 graduates who received their certificates. The event began with a feast at 5 PM, followed by the Grand March by the Eyabay Drum Group, and the welcome and introductions by New Beginnings Executive...

 
 By Michael Barrett    News    May 26, 2011

Eighty-Two Graduate from Red Lake New Beginnings GED Program P2

At the New Beginnings GED Graduation Program held at the Seven Clans Casino and Events Center on Friday, May 20, 2011, there were 82 graduates who received their certificates. The event began with a feast at 5 PM, followed by the Grand March by the Eyabay Drum Group, and the welcome and introductions by New Beginnings Executive...

 
 By Michael Barrett    News    May 26, 2011

Eighty-Two Graduate from Red Lake New Beginnings GED Program P3

At the New Beginnings GED Graduation Program held at the Seven Clans Casino and Events Center on Friday, May 20, 2011, there were 82 graduates who received their certificates. The event began with a feast at 5 PM, followed by the Grand March by the Eyabay Drum Group, and the welcome and introductions by New Beginnings Executive...

 

Paul Bunyan Communications to return $2.5 million to members

Paul Bunyan Communications will return about $2.5 million to members in 2011, PCT Chief Financial Officer Dave Schultz said Wednesday afternoon at the cooperative’s annual meeting. “We had another fantastic financial year,” he told members in a tent near the PBC building. The profit return to members will come from the...

 

Child Development Director

Child Development Director New Beginnings Daycare Center Redby, MN 56670 (218) 679-3350 Open: May 25, 2011 Closes: Friday, June 10th, 2011 Primary Function: Plans, organizes, implements, and delivers an infant/toddler, preschool program based on the groups educational, physical, social, and emotional potential. Also responsible for implementing a developmentally and culturally...

 

Local, area DFL and GOP lawmakers at odds on subject of budget

Local Democratic legislators maintain that the Republican budget would result in 100 percent cuts, no increase in revenue and offers no compromise....

 
 By Anne Williams    News    May 26, 2011

Cass Lake-Bena School District: E-mail stirs up controversy

A superintendent’s cry for help in an e-mail last weekend resulted in attention being drawn on the school district and its improvement methods. Anita Grace, Superintendent of Cass Lake-Bena School District since November 2010, sent an e-mail to several media outlets and state politicians stating she believed the Cass Lake-Bena Education Association was attempting to remove...

 
 Events   

Seven Clans Casino-TRF Pow Wow this Weekend - May 27, 28 and 29, 2011

Seven Clans Casino-TRF Pow Wow this Weekend - May 27, 28 and 29, 2011...

 
 Events   

Weekly Special for Week of May 22nd -27th at the Warriors Grill

Weekly special for week of May 22nd -27th Monday.........................Hot beef sands Tender beef on bread with mashed potatoes and gravy.......$6.50 Tuesday..........................Meatloaf sands Slice of meatloaf served on a toasted hoagie bun with a touch of bbq on top. Comes with o-rings........$5.95 W...

 

Let’s Move! in Indian Country Launched at Menominee Reservation

WASHINGTON –The Office of the First Lady’s Let’s Move! Initiative and four federal agencies today launched Let’s Move! in Indian Country (LMIC). LMIC is an initiative to support and advance the work that tribal leaders and community members are already doing to improve the health of American Indian and Alaska Native children. As a part of First Lady Michelle Obama’s...

 

State commissioners turn attention to shutdown

ST. PAUL — Minnesota Revenue Commissioner Myron Frans says it has been “business as usual” in his department, but that is about to change as the state faces what the governor calls a likely government shutdown....

 

Benjamin Henry Roberts

Benjamin Henry Roberts, 47, of Minneapolis passed away May 25, 2011 at his home surrounded by his family. Benjamin was a very happy person with a great sense of humor. He loved to crack jokes and make people laugh. He was always able to cheer people up when they needed it. One of his favorite things to do was to play poker. He...

 

George Ellis Thompson

George Ellis Thompson “Magianuquad” (moving cloud), 80, of Onigum, Minn., died Monday, May 23, 2011, at Neilson Place in Bemidji. The funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 28, at St. John’s Episcopal Church in Onigum with the Rev. Harold Eaglebull officiating. Burial will be in St. John’s Episcopal Cemete...

 
 Events   

Humphrey's 100th: Centennial Policy Forums and Reunion

Humphrey's 100th: Centennial Policy Forums and Reunion Friday, May 27th 8AM-7PM--Minneapolis City Hall Governor Dayton, former Vice President Mondale, Senator Klobuchar, Congresswoman McCollum, Congressman Ellison, Mayor Rybak and former Governor Quie among those to discuss the Hubert H. Humphrey legacy and the future of liberalism On the 100th birthday of Vice President...

 

NAPT Welcomes Multimedia Intern Blue Tarpalechee

Blue Tarpalechee (Muskogee Creek) has accepted a summer internship with Native American Public Telecommunications, Inc. (NAPT). The twenty‐five‐year‐old, 4.0 student at the Institute of American Indian Arts in Santa Fe, N.M., is a double major in creative writing and new media: moving images. He grew up in Okmulgee, Okla. In his new role as Multimedia Intern, Blue will...

 

USDA Recognized by the National Trust for Historic Preservation for Its Work to Revitalize, Strengthen America’s Rural Main Streets

DES MOINES, Iowa, May 25, 2011 – Agriculture Under Secretary for Rural Development Dallas Tonsager today was presented with the 2011 Main Street Leadership Award by the National Trust for Historic Preservation in honor of USDA’s support to revitalize rural commercial areas. He accepted the award on behalf of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack. “USDA, and especially the...

 

Public advised to stop using some skin-lightening products after testing reveals that they may contain mercury

The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) is advising state residents to stop using some types of skin-lightening products, after testing revealed that they may contain dangerous levels of mercury. The implicated products were sold as skin-lightening agents, although they may also be used as skin-smoothing products. MDH tested 27 samples of the products, including 23 creams and...

 

Innovative Health Alliance Unveils Future of Healthcare to Native Americans

LAS VEGAS, NE – (May 25, 2011) – The Innovative Health Alliance (IHA), a group of health professionals, unveiled its unique perspective on the future of healthcare at the second annual Native American Health Care Conference in conjunction with the Native American Diabetes Workshop on Tuesday, May 24, 2011 at the Treasure Island Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. IHA educated...

 

Tribe to appoint new chairperson

Sault Ste. Marie, Mich. —The Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians Board of Directors will appoint a new chairman to fill the unexpired term resulting from the May 10 resignation of Darwin “Joe” McCoy....

 

It's time to call the Indian Wars to an end

That the death of Osama bin Laden was relayed with the words "Geronimo EKIA [Enemy Killed in Action]" prompted a din of protest in the halls of Congress....

 

Tribal Members Try to Stop River Road

VANCOUVER, B.C. (CN) - Two members of a native Indian band sued British Columbia to try to stop a $1 billion road building project through burial grounds and other archeologically sensitive sites....

 

Dorgan Announces Board of Advisors for Center for Native American Youth

WASHINGTON, May 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Former U.S. Senator Byron Dorgan announced today the membership of the Board of Advisors for the Center for Native American Youth. The Board features prominent Native American leaders, entrepreneurs, journalists and advocates as well as other Americans who have worked on Native American issues over the years. Senator Dorgan,...

 

IHS criticized for service in South Dakota

RAPID CITY, SOUTH DAKOTA — Rapid City Indian Health Service was criticized for administering Band-Aid and Tylenol, and Indians would rather get their health care elsewhere....

 

DuBois sentenced on lesser charges in children’s deaths

Travis DuBois, the St. Michael, N.D., man jailed since last weekend when two of his children were found slain in his home, pleaded guilty Tuesday in tribal court to reckless endangerment and public intoxication....

 

Domestic violence home contractor offers to settle

SHIPROCK — Robert Nelson wants to walk away. The CEO of the Mancos, Colo.-based RJN Construction has offered to return four unfinished construction projects to the Navajo Nation, close all his contracts with the Nation and settle for 5 percent of what they are worth....

 

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