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Articles from the June 6, 2016 edition


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  • Retirement Dinner held for Pat Pierre and Vicky Conner

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|Jun 6, 2016

    A retirement dinner was held for Red Lake Department of Public Safety Conservation Officer Patrick Pierre and Criminal Investigator Vicky Conner on Friday, June 3, 2016 at the Red Lake Casino Event Center. Pierre was retiring after 40 years of service, while Conner had 20 years....

  • Nolan Desjarlait Jr. Memorial Basketball Tournament held in Red Lake

    Jun 6, 2016

    The Nolan Desjarlait Jr. Memorial Basketball Tournament was held in Red Lake on June 4 and 5, 2016. Awards of Championship Hoodies, Long Sleeve Shirts for 2nd, T-shirts for 3rd, Individual awards for MVP, All Star, Hustle, Nolan Jr. Defense and medals were presented to participants. Participants included 5th graders, Junior High (6th-8th), High School Boys and Girls Divisions. Photographs by Beverly Pemberton, Tianna Beaulieu, Darshelle Strong, Arlen Desjarlait, Bethany Reese, Felisha...

  • Red Lake Head Start Graduation held at the Early Childhood Center

    Sue Antone|Jun 6, 2016

    The Red Lake Head Start Graduation was held at the Early Childhood Center on Friday, June 3, 2016....

  • Red Lake High School Graduation 2016; Set One - P5

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|Jun 6, 2016

    Red Lake High School Graduation 2016 held at 1 PM on Saturday, May 28, 2016....

  • Red Lake High School Graduation 2016; Set Two - P5

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|Jun 6, 2016

    Red Lake High School Graduation 2016 held at 1 PM on Saturday, May 28, 2016....

  • Annual Fire Safety Camp 2016 held at RLES - P2

    Michelle Reynolds|Jun 6, 2016

    On Thursday, May 12, 2016 the Annual Fire Safety Camp was held at Red Lake Elementary School for 3rd Graders. Twenty-five bikes were also given away on this day. This event was a collaboration with: * Eden Prairie Fire Department * Red Lake Fire Department * Ponemah Fire Department * Red Lake Public Safety * Red Lake Hospital * North Memorial * Beltrami Electric * Red Lake Housing * Red Lake Fire Center * St.Mary's Mission School * Red Lake Elementary School * Ponemah Elementary...

  • Red Lake Elementary School Pow Wow 2016 - P6

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|Jun 6, 2016

    The Red Lake Elementary School Pow Wow 2016 was held on Thursday, May 26, 2016. The new Red Lake Elementary School Princess was AveriAuna Schoenborn and Elvis King....

  • Red Lake Middle School students put on play, The Lion King - P6

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|Jun 6, 2016

    On Thursday, May 26, 2016, students of Red Lake Middle School put on the play, The Lion King, at the RLMS mini-theater....

  • Red Lake Lady Warriors honored in Atlanta - P6

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|Jun 6, 2016

    The Red Lake Lady Warriors were honored by the Atlanta Dream women's basketball team last week....

  • Red Lake Elementary School Activity Day - P8

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|Jun 6, 2016

    Red Lake Elementary School Activity Day was held on Tuesday, May 24, 2016....

  • New Red Lake High School/Middle School Cafeteria Opens for Business - P9

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|Jun 6, 2016

    On Monday, May 23, 2016 the new Red Lake High School/Middle School Cafeteria served their first meals. Now there are more choices of foods, there is more room to feed students from both schools, and everything is as modern as it gets in school cafeterias. A full story and an official grand opening is being scheduled in maybe August of this year....

  • 2016 Ponemah School Pow Wow held on Friday - P10

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|Jun 6, 2016

    The Ponemah School held their annual pow wow on Friday, May 20, 2016. Red Lake Tribal Chairman Darrell Seki Sr. was this year's Master of Ceremonies and there was an excellent turnout....

  • 13 graduate from Oshkiimaajitahdah CNA & HHA Program - P10

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|Jun 6, 2016

    RED LAKE - Thirteen graduates of the Oshkiimaajitahdah Certified Nursing Assistance and Home Health Aide Program were honored on Friday, May 20, 2016 at the Red Lake Humanities Center. Since the program began last year, it was their largest class of graduates ever. At 3 PM, Don Kingbird opened the ceremony with a prayer, followed by the welcome by Oshkiimaajitahdah Executive Director Jerry Loud. Red Lake Tribal Chairman Darrell Seki gave the opening remarks, with Delbert Clark, Administrator of...

  • Red Lake Nation College Special Recognition Ceremony held for Class of 2016 - P11

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|Jun 6, 2016

    RED LAKE - Last week, twenty-three Red Lake Nation College students graduated in a ceremony held at Leech Lake Tribal College, but on Thursday, May 19, 2016, a Special Recognition Ceremony was held outside on the campus with Red Lake in the background. The ceremony began with an introduction by Mistress of Ceremonies Lorena Cook, RLNC Board Chairwoman, followed by the Grand March accompanied by the Red Lake Nation College Drum Group. Eugene Stillday, Spiritual Advisor for RLNC, gave the opening...

  • Red Lake Middle School inducts 4 new members into National Junior Honor Society - P11

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|Jun 6, 2016

    RED LAKE - On Thursday, May 19, 2016, four new members were inducted into the Red Lake Middle School Junior Honor Society, and eleven current members were recognized in a special ceremony at the Red Lake Middle School Mini-Theater. The National Junior Honor Society is a worldwide organization that promotes and supports student achievement in areas of citizenship, service, leadership, scholarship and character. The welcome was provided by NJHS advisors Tara Olson and Rachel Boughton, followed by...

  • Lady Warriors downed by Lady Mustangs on very cold evening - P15

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|Jun 6, 2016

    On Friday, May 13, 2016 the Red Lake Lady Warriors hosted the Kelliher-Northome Mustangs and what may have been one of the coldest days ever in the middle of May. The Lady Warriors' young team were defeated due to some good pitching and hitting by the Mustangs....

  •  Pulling Reservation Schools Back From the Brink

    Jun 6, 2016

     Fort Belknap, Montana—Tuffy Helgeson, 31, is one of the country’s youngest fluent speakers of Nakoda, his native language. He’d like to change that.  In 1978, just a few years before Helgeson’s birth, the American Indian Religious Freedom Act became law, finally affirming the right of country’s indigenous people to access sacred sites, worship in traditional ceremonies, and use materials they consider sacred artifacts, like eagle bones, which non-Indians are generally restricted from obtaining. “That, alone, moved...

  • Studies show the use of substitute teachers is on the rise

    Jun 6, 2016

    After 13 years in public schools, Kyrah Mattson has come to know that having a substitute teacher means an “easy” day. There may be a worksheet or a movie, but “never anything serious,” the 18-year-old said while enjoying her last weeks of high school. “Sometimes I like it, but being a senior — I want to get out of here and graduate so I need my actual teacher so he can tell me what I need to do in class,” Mattson said. "They have access to all of your files and access to what you need to do. It's just easier when there's not a...

  • Oshkiimaajitahdah Summer Camp Series in Red Lake

    Jun 6, 2016

    RED LAKE - The Oshkiimaajitahdah Summer Camp Series will be held for four consecutive weeks in June. “Oshkiimaajitahdah means New Beginnings in the Ojibwe language and these camps are geared toward new beginning lacrosse, running and volleyball athletes,” said series director Dan Ninham. “The camps share indigenous perspectives of the indigenous games that each activity holds. We are preparing today to compete tomorrow.” The Oshkiimaajitahdah Lacrosse Camp will be held Monday to Saturday, June 6 to 11 from noon to 5 pm at the Red Lake H...

  • NOIR CITY RETURNS TO SEATTLE

    Jun 6, 2016

    July 22 – 28 at SIFF Cinema Egyptian View this email in your browser SIFF Press Contact Sara Huey, Festival PR Manager sara.huey@siff.net | 206.315.0707 NOIR CITY RETURNS TO SEATTLE "Film Noir: A to B" July 22 - 28 at SIFF Cinema Egyptian SEATTLE – June 3, 2016 – NOIR CITY, the most popular and far-reaching festival of classic film noir in the world, will return to Seattle July 22 through 28, finding a new home at the legendary and historic SIFF Cinema Egyptian. Presented by SIFF in partnership with the Film Noir Foundation, the latest...

  • June Weed of the Month: Glossy Buckthorn

    Emilie Justen|Jun 6, 2016

    June's Weed of the Month is glossy buckthorn (Frangula alnus). Glossy buckthorn is a highly invasive large shrub or small tree native to Europe and Asia. It threatens riparian, wetland, and upland forest areas. Glossy buckthorn forms dense stands that crowds out and completely displaces understory habitats. Glossy buckthorn forms multiple stems as a young plant that develop into a single trunk as it matures. The main stem can be up to 10 inches in diameter, and the cut stem is orange in the...

  • Partnership with Nez Perce Tribe Shows Importance of Heritage in Education

    Jun 6, 2016

    Partnership with Nez Perce Tribe Shows Importance of Heritage in Education MOSCOW, Idaho — June 3, 2016 — When Beau Woodford became a teacher, he was pretty proud of his philosophy around diversity. “I thought the stance we were supposed to have was just treat everybody the same, that you couldn’t go wrong with that and there really is no difference. Everybody is the same. Kids are kids,” said Woodford, who graduated in 2005 with a bachelor's degree in education. It’s the attitude the Grangeville, Idaho, resident took into his...

  • Girls Can Learn Computer Programming Skills at Free Girls Who Code Camp

    Jun 6, 2016

    Girls who will be starting grades 6-12 this fall can spend two weeks this summer learning computer coding skills at a free Girls Who Code camp at Bemidji State University and Northwest Technical College. The camp runs Monday through Thursday, June 13-23, from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. each day. Camp will be held in Room 322 of Northwest Technical College, June 13-16, and Benson Hall 420 at Bemidji State University, June 20-23. There is no session on Friday, June 17. To register for the camp, prospective campers or their parents are asked to email NMn...

  • Hy-Vee Voluntarily Recalls One Salad Topping and Additional Trail Mix Products Due to Expanded Sunflower Seed Recall in the United States

    Jun 6, 2016

    WEST DES MOINES, Iowa (June 3, 2016) - Hy-Vee, Inc., based in West Des Moines, Iowa, is voluntarily recalling one of its salad toppings and additional trail mix products across its eight-state region due to possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes. The products include Hy-Vee Garden Style Salad Topping, Hy-Vee Trail Mix Bars, Hy-Vee Peanut Almond Dark Chocolate Protein Bars, Hy-Vee Caramel Cashew Honey Crunch Trail Mix, Hy-Vee Dark Chocolate Cranberry Trail Mix, Hy-Vee Raisin and Nut...

  • Red Lake Documentary to Make World Premiere

    Jun 6, 2016

    Red Lake, a documentary that follows the aftermath of the deadly shooting at an Indian school in Minnesota in 2005, makes it world premiere tonight at the Los Angeles Film Festival in Culver City, California (details below). The film, directed by Billy Luther (Navajo, Hopi and Laguna Pueblo), expands upon the events surrounding the only mass shooting on an Indian reservation on March 21, 2005, and follows three of the survivors, math teacher Missy Dodds, and two of her former students – Ashley and Jeff. Read more at http:/...

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