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  • Spring Fling held in Redby

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|Jun 4, 2012

    The Redby Community held its annual Spring Fling on Saturday, June 2, 2012 at the Art Thunder Memorial Ball Field. Over 300 participants took part in games and other activities for both adults and children, which included a BBQ Rib Cook off and feast. The Rib Contest paid 1st Place $500, 2nd Place $300, 3rd Place $200 and 4th Place $100 Rib contest winners: 1st Ryan Auginash 2nd Ann Auginash 3rd (Tie) Steve Bellanger & Justin Donnell 4th Trudy Kingbird. The event was sponsored by the Redby...

  • Spring Fling held in Redby - P2

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|Jun 4, 2012

    The Redby Community held its annual Spring Fling on Saturday, June 2, 2012 at the Art Thunder Memorial Ball Field. Over 300 participants took part in games and other activities for both adults and children, which included a BBQ Rib Cook off and feast. The Rib Contest paid 1st Place $500, 2nd Place $300, 3rd Place $200 and 4th Place $100 Rib contest winners: 1st Ryan Auginash 2nd Ann Auginash 3rd (Tie) Steve Bellanger & Justin Donnell 4th Trudy Kingbird. The event was sponsored by the Redby...

  • George Richard Maxwell Sr.

    Jun 4, 2012

    George Richard Maxwell Sr., 77, of the Mighty Bear Clan of Red Lake passed on to the spirit world with his surrounding family by his side to comfort his journey, Friday June 1, 2012 at Neilson Place in Bemidji, Minnesota. George was born to Bertha (Smith) and Baptiste Maxwell on October 18, 1934. Funeral Services will be 11:00 am Wednesday, June 6, 2012 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Red Lake, MN. A wake will be will begin at 11:00 Monday, June 4, 2012 at the Little Rock Center and will...

  • John B. Buckanaga

    Jun 4, 2012

    John B. Buckanaga was born February 11, 1935 in White Earth Township, rural Ponsford to John and Jane (Basswood) Buckanaga. He attended Pine Point Elemantary School and is a 1953 graduate of Park Rapids High School. He was united in marriage to Donna Rae Vizenor in 1953 at St. Theodore's Catholic Church in Pine Point. John enrolled at Bemidji State College in 1955 and was the first Native American to graduate in 1959. After graduation, John taught at Emerson-Northrup Elementary School in Naytahwaush, MN for 3 years and had an outstanding...

  • Minnesota's Northwest Angle seeks access through tribal lands

    Ryan Bakken, Grand Forks Herald|Jun 4, 2012

    There’s a deal in the works to trade 9,300 acres of Minnesota state-owned land in the Northwest Angle to the Red Lake Band of Chippewa to guarantee road access and an easement for power and telephone lines. The five members of the Lake of the Woods County Board favor the idea, Commissioner Ed Arnesen said. But some residents of the Angle, including resort owner Paul Colson, oppose the trade of almost 15 square miles of land. “Something needs to be done for right of way issues and utility eas...

  • White House Celebrates First Anniversary of Let's Move! in Indian Country

    Jun 4, 2012

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — Acting Assistant Secretary-Indian Affairs Donald “Del” Laverdure today participated with the White House Senior Policy Advisor for Native American Affairs Jodi Gillette to moderate a panel of leaders from across Indian Country in celebration of the contributions made to the First Lady’s Let’s Move! in Indian Country (LMIC) initiative. The event, in honor of the one-year anniversary of the program’s launch, was streamed online at www.WhiteHouse.gov/live. “One...

  • Lucas Bratvold Receives the Prestigious Udall Scholarship

    Submitted|Jun 4, 2012

    The Udall Foundation announced Leech Lake Tribal College student Lucas Bratvold as one of 80 students selected - from a total of 585 candidates nominated by 274 colleges and universities - as a 2012 Udall Scholar. The 2012 Udall Scholars will assemble Aug. 8-12, in Tucson, Ariz., to receive their awards and meet policymakers and community leaders in environmental fields, tribal health care and governance. Each scholarship provides up to $5,000 for the scholar’s junior or senior year. The...

  • 2012 Seven Clans Casino-TRF Pow Wow - P11

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|Jun 4, 2012

    2012 Seven Clans Casino-TRF Pow Wow - P10 - Friday Night Grand Entry WINNERS TEEN CATEGORIES TEEN GIRLS TRADITIONAL (12-17) PTS. 1st Place: 370 Jade Gustafson, Thunder Bay, Ontario $400.00 2nd Place: 295 Jaleesa Star Blanket, Roseau River, Manitoba $300.00 3rd Place: 260 Wamblie Littlesky, Kyle SD $200.00 4th Place: 200 Nichole Nordwall, Stillwater, OK $100.00 TEEN GIRLS JINGLE (12-17) PTS 1st Place: 425 Derian Yuzzicappi, Fort Qu'appelle, SK $400.00 2nd Place: 400 Mallory Oakes, Saskatoon, SK...

  • 2012 Seven Clans Casino-TRF Pow Wow - P12

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|Jun 4, 2012

    2012 Seven Clans Casino-TRF Pow Wow - P10 - Friday Night Grand Entry WINNERS TEEN CATEGORIES TEEN GIRLS TRADITIONAL (12-17) PTS. 1st Place: 370 Jade Gustafson, Thunder Bay, Ontario $400.00 2nd Place: 295 Jaleesa Star Blanket, Roseau River, Manitoba $300.00 3rd Place: 260 Wamblie Littlesky, Kyle SD $200.00 4th Place: 200 Nichole Nordwall, Stillwater, OK $100.00 TEEN GIRLS JINGLE (12-17) PTS 1st Place: 425 Derian Yuzzicappi, Fort Qu'appelle, SK $400.00 2nd Place: 400 Mallory Oakes, Saskatoon, SK...

  • Red Lake VFW Memorial Day Ceremony held in Red Lake - P6

    Charmaine Branchaud|Jun 4, 2012

    A Memorial Day Ceremony, sponsored by the Red Lake VFW, was held at the 7 Clans Casino Events Center in Red Lake on Monday, May 28, 2012. The ceremony honored all veterans, and a feast followed....

  • Jun 4, 2012

    ST. CLOUD – Comeback victories have not been part of Bemidji’s arsenal this spring but that is only because the offense has been able to strike early and strike often. During the 20-1 campaign the Lumberjacks have rarely trailed and needing runs in the final few innings to pull out a victory has not been a regular requirement....

  • 2012 Red Lake Nation College Graduation held in Red Lake - P15

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|Jun 4, 2012

    The Red Lake Nation College Commencement Ceremony was held at the Seven Clans Casino Events Center on Wednesday, May 23, 2012. Liberal Arts Graduates were Charmaine Andersen, Charlene Anderson, Gerald "Keith" Blue and David Cobenais, Sr. Small Business Entrepreneurship Graduates were Michael Donnell, Janis Hart, Luwanna Lasley, Marilyn Littlecreek, Roma Lussier, Allura May, Timothy Neadeau, Beverly Pemberton, Robyn Pemberton and Robert Pemberton Jr. Youth Build Leader Graduates were Stephanie...

  • 2012 Red Lake Nation College Graduation held in Red Lake - P16

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|Jun 4, 2012

    The Red Lake Nation College Commencement Ceremony was held at the Seven Clans Casino Events Center on Wednesday, May 23, 2012. Liberal Arts Graduates were Charmaine Andersen, Charlene Anderson, Gerald "Keith" Blue and David Cobenais, Sr. Small Business Entrepreneurship Graduates were Michael Donnell, Janis Hart, Luwanna Lasley, Marilyn Littlecreek, Roma Lussier, Allura May, Timothy Neadeau, Beverly Pemberton, Robyn Pemberton and Robert Pemberton Jr. Youth Build Leader Graduates were Stephanie...

  • Red Lake High School Graduation 2012 - P23

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|Jun 4, 2012

    Class of 2012 Kevin Anderson Brandon Beaulieu Stephanie Brown Marie Chaboyea Mari Cobenais Jasmine Deegan Edward Good Serena Graves Angelo Hart Jeffrey Hinden Paulajo Johnson Stephen LaDuke-Fajardo Nashelle Auginash Ontequa Matt Robert McNeal Katarina Mondragon Alyss Mountain Krysta Needham Travis Owens Joseph Perkins Chelsey Redbear Anthony Smith Shianne Auginash Antone Cloud Tiffany Haukaas Winter Kingbird...

  • Red Lake High School Graduation 2012 - P24

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|Jun 4, 2012

    Class of 2012 Kevin Anderson Brandon Beaulieu Stephanie Brown Marie Chaboyea Mari Cobenais Jasmine Deegan Edward Good Serena Graves Angelo Hart Jeffrey Hinden Paulajo Johnson Stephen LaDuke-Fajardo Nashelle Auginash Ontequa Matt Robert McNeal Katarina Mondragon Alyss Mountain Krysta Needham Travis Owens Joseph Perkins Chelsey Redbear Anthony Smith Shianne Auginash Antone Cloud Tiffany Haukaas Winter Kingbird...

  • Maxwell receives perfect attandance at St. Mary's Mission School

    Jun 4, 2012

    Matthew Maxwell, of Little Rock, received a Perfect Attendance Certificate at St. Mary's Mission School for this year. Matthew completed the 5th grade and was the only student this year to achieve the award....

  • Father’s Day: June 17, 2012

    Jun 4, 2012

    The idea of Father’s Day was conceived slightly more than a century ago by Sonora Dodd of Spokane, Wash., while she listened to a Mother’s Day sermon in 1909. Dodd wanted a special day to honor her father, William Smart, a widowed Civil War veteran who was left to raise his six children on a farm. A day in June was chosen for the first Father’s Day celebration June 17, 1910, proclaimed by Spokane’s mayor because it was the month of Smart’s birth. The first presidential proclamation honoring fathers was issued in 1966 when President...

  • Tribal Liaison Wadda Killed in Rollover Crash in Johnson County

    The Ranger|Jun 4, 2012

    (Fort Washakie, Wyo.) – Wyoming is mourning the loss today of Edward Wadda, the popular Tribal Liaison for the Eastern Shoshone Tribe with Wyoming State Government, who was killed in a single vehicle rollover Thursday night near Buffalo. Funeral services will be held Wednesday at noon at Rocky Mountain Hall at Fort Washakie. Information is still coming forward on the crash, but according to the Wyoming Highway Patrol’s dispatch center in Cheyenne, the crash occurred on Interstate 25 at mile...

  • More details emerge in Wadda death; services are Wednesday

    Martin Reed, The Ranger|Jun 4, 2012

    The Wyoming Highway Patrol is reporting that Edward L. Wadda of Fort Washakie died in a rollover crash on Interstate 25 between Buffalo and Casper when he served to avoid a deer in the roadway on Thursday night. Wadda, who worked as the Eastern Shoshone Tribe's liaison to Gov. Matt Mead's office, died in the crash at about 8:44 p.m. roughly 16 miles north of Kaycee, the Wyoming Highway Patrol reported Friday afternoon. He was driving a 2003 white Ford SUV southbound on the interstate between Casper and Buffalo when a deer ran in front of the...

  • Crash East of Blackduck Results in Injuires

    Jun 4, 2012

    On Friday, June 1, 2012, at approximately 5:49 PM, the Beltrami County Sheriff's Office received a 911 call reporting a motor vehicle crash 3.5 miles east of Blackduck, MN on Alvwood Rd NE (Co Rd 13) in Summit Township. Blackduck is approximately 25 miles north of Bemidji, MN. Upon arrival Deputies found that a 2005 Pontiac Grand Prix occupied by an adult male driver, adult female passenger and a juvenile passenger had left the roadway, overturned and impacted trees. The two adults were able to extricate themselves but the juvenile needed...

  • UNICEF Singles Out Canada on Child Poverty

    Jun 4, 2012

    Just when one might have thought that Canada had had all the censure available on the international stage, along comes UNICEF. Read more:http://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/2012/05/31/unicef-singles-out-canada-on-child-poverty-115797 http://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/2012/05/31/unicef-singles-out-canada-on-child-poverty-115797#ixzz1wnbLmzYo...

  • Edward L. Wadda

    Jun 4, 2012

    Funeral services for Edward L. Wadda of Fort Washakie are at noon Wednesday, June 6, at Rocky Mountain Hall at Fort Washakie. Burial will be in the Sacajawea Cemetery at Fort Washakie. A wake begins at 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 5, at Rocky Mountain Hall. Mr. Wadda died in a one-car accident near Kaycee on Thursday, May 31. He was 42 years old. He was the Eastern Shoshone tribal liaison to the office of Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead. A full obituary will be published. Arrangements are by Hudson's Funeral...

  • Seven Clans Casino Promotions

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  • THE 24 SEVEN – June 2, 2012

    Washington Post|Jun 4, 2012

    THE 24 SEVEN – June 2, 2012 York: Obama has no use for Wisconsin now Last year, when angry protesters filled the streets of Madison,... http://takeaction.wta001.com/wta/link.php?M=17702784&N=36397&L=16893&F=T ----------------------------------------------------------------- Obama reportedly flies in barber from Chicago A new report claims that President Obama flies his own personal... http://takeaction.wta001.com/wta/link.php?M=17702784&N=36397&L=16895&F=T ----------------------------------------------------------------- Moran backs new...

  • Vilsack and USDA Celebrate National Homeownership Month

    Jun 4, 2012

    WASHINGTON, June 1, 2012 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today kicked off National Homeownership Month and reminded rural residents of opportunities to purchase or refinance homes in rural areas. "This is a great time to buy a home," Vilsack said. "Interest rates are at or near record lows, and housing prices are more affordable than they've been in nearly a generation. The Obama Administration housing's policies are helping to strengthen rural communities and driving the nation's ongoing economic recovery forward." National Homeownership...

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