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Articles from the June 15, 2016 edition

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Fern Ann (Jackson) Roy

Fern Ann (Jackson) Roy Born: Fri., Aug. 16, 1929 Died: Sat., Jun. 11, 2016 Visitation 3:00 PM Thu., Jun. 16, 2016 Location: Old Pine Point School Funeral Service 11:00 AM Fri., Jun. 17, 2016 Location: Old Pine Point School Fern passed away on Saturday at Neilson Place in Bemidji, MN. She was born to Joseph Jackson and Jennie Jac...

 
 By Michael Barrett    News    June 15, 2016

Customer Appreciation Day at Red Lake Trading Post - P3

On Friday, June 10, 2016 the Red Lake Trading Post held their Annual Customer Appreciation Day in the field by the Red Lake Trading Post. There were games and numerous activities for everyone, along with lunch and door prizes. The Ponemah Market held their Customer Appreciation Day on Thursday, June 9, 2016 in Ponemah with...

 
 By Michael Barrett    News    June 15, 2016

Retirement Dinner held for Pat Pierre and Vicky Conner - P8

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 - P8

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...

 
 By Michael Barrett    News    June 15, 2016

Red Lake High School Graduation 2016; Set One - P12

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

 
 By Michael Barrett    News    June 15, 2016

Red Lake High School Graduation 2016; Set Two - P12

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

 
 By Michael Barrett    News    June 15, 2016

Red Lake Elementary School Pow Wow 2016 - P13

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....

 
 By Michael Barrett    News    June 15, 2016

Red Lake Elementary School Activity Day - P15

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

 
 By Michael Barrett    News    June 15, 2016

2016 Ponemah School Pow Wow held on Friday - P17

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....

 
 By Michael Barrett    News    June 15, 2016

Red Lake Nation College Special Recognition Ceremony held for Class of 2016 - P18

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...

 

Two Native American Comedians compete in Project Greenlight with a documentary that works to break the cycle of adversity and shatter stereotypes.

Rez Comedy is a ground-breaking documentary about taking that "one last chance" to change the course of a life riddled with struggle and follow a dream, one that just could take them to the top and help raise up an entire people in the process. Jon Roberts, along with fellow Ojibwe comedian, Rob Fairbanks (the famous Rez...

 
 Events   

2ND ANNUAL FIREWORKS DISPLAY - 9:30 - 10:30 P.M. - Thursday June 23, 2016

2ND ANNUAL FIREWORKS DISPLAY 9:30 - 10:30 P.M. - Thursday June 23, 2016 RED LAKE SOFTBALL FIELDS NEXT TO HIGH SCHOOL North of Bemidji on Highway 89 then East on Highway 1 Hosted By: Red Lake Nation Fireworks Open 8am - 9pm (218) 679-2919...

 

Native Americans win, feds flee feather fight

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In a historic settlement agreement signed last night, the federal government admitted that it was wrong to send an undercover agent to raid a Native American powwow and seize nearly 50 eagle feathers used for religious worship—a raid the government dubbed “Operation PowWow” (watch video). Called “a victory for religious freedom” by the Wall...

 

Red Lake Supportive Housing 1 Seeking two new board members

If you are concerned about housing on our reservation, please consider joining our Board of Directors. We meet on a quarterly basis. (Meeting schedule can change based on member availability) The Board of Directors sets general agency policies, determines the direction of program development and oversees program operations and...

 

Temporary Finance Manager Assistant - Red Lake Reservation Housing Authority

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT Red Lake Housing Authority Position Title: Temporary Finance Assistant Primary Function: "This is a temporary position to assist the Finance Manager with the day-to-day financial work for the Red Lake Housing Authority. Responsibilities and Duties: 1. Assists in the Finance Manger in preparation of...

 

Sanders, Clinton meet for nearly two hours after she wins final primary

In this photo combination: Democratic presidential candidates Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton arrive at the Capitol Hilton for a meeting in Washington, Tuesday, June 14, 2016. (Photos: Joshua Roberts/Reuters, Andrew Harnik/AP) Hillary Clinton and her top advisers met with Sen. Bernie Sanders and his wife Jane Sanders Tuesday evening shortly after Clinton was projected the...

 
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Mii o'ow ezhi-­odaminoyang Anishinaabeg (How We Play as the People)

Mii o'ow ezhi-­odaminoyang Anishinaabeg (How We Play as the People) Oshkiimaajitahdah Family Fun Run & Walk Series ALL FAMILIES ARE INVITED • SNACKS & REFRESHMENTS PROVIDED • DRAWING PRIZES TUES. JUNE 14, 2016 Red Lake Hospital Field • 6:00 - 7:30 pm WED. JUNE 15 - THURS. JUNE 16, 2016 Ponemah Softball Field ...

 

White House Spotlights Wage Gap for Child-Care Workers

Child-care workers could earn the same amount of money—or more—sweeping floors or cutting hair as they do taking care of young children, says a new from the U.S. Departments of Education and Health and Human Services The early-childhood workforce's critical role in child-development doesn't match up with that low pay, says the report issued Tuesday and intended to...

 

Want to be a career and technical ed teacher? The state just eased the process

Currently, prospective teachers must complete a host of stringent requirements, including academic coursework, to become fully licensed. If they want to enter the classroom faster, they can obtain a transitional license while finishing their coursework. The changes adopted Tuesday by the Board of Regents will allow teachers to earn those transitional licenses in three more...

 

Opening statements describe alleged stabbing

BEMIDJI—In opening statements Tuesday, attorneys for a Bemidji man charged with felony murder admitted his guilt while maintaining he never intended for the alleged victim to die. Brian Keith Jourdain, 26, is charged with two counts of second-degree murder—one with and one without intent—in connection with the February 2015 death of Krista Marie Fisherman, 35, of Redby....

 

Hubbard County traffic stop leads to arrest of Bemidji man, one pound of meth

HUBBARD COUNTY -- An early morning traffic stop in Hubbard County on June 8 led to deputies locating one pound of methamphetamine in the trunk of a vehicle. Sean William Curtis, 46, of Bemidji, faces three felony controlled substance charges in Hubbard County District Court. http://www.bemidjipioneer.com/news/local/4054509-hubbard-county-traffic-stop-leads-a...

 

'Not the America we want': Obama blasts Trump's Muslim plans

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama angrily denounced Donald Trump's anti-Muslim rhetoric on Tuesday, blasting the views of the presumptive Republican presidential nominee as a threat to American security and a menacing echo of some of the most shameful moments in U.S. history. Obama's rebuke was his most searing yet of the man seeking to take his seat in the Oval Office....

 

Still perfect: Lynx smash Indiana to set WNBA record with 11-0 start

Lynx coach Cheryl Reeve agrees that winning streaks and records get a lot of attention. But after the Lynx defeated the Indiana Fever 87-63 on Tuesday at Target Center to set a WNBA record for consecutive victories to open a season, Reeve said what she notices the most about her team is its approach to the game. “I told our team I was just impressed,” Reeve said. “We had...

 

Hillary Clinton wins DC primary, as she meets with Sanders

WASHINGTON — Hillary Clinton brought a close to the presidential primary season with a win Tuesday in the nation's capital and a meeting with dispatched rival Bernie Sanders, hoping to set a tone of Democratic unity heading into next month's party convention in Philadelphia. Clinton's win in the District of Columbia, the final primary of 2016, had no bearing on her role as...

 

Facial recognition technology comes out of the shadows

A crime-fighting tool until now kept under wraps by the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office is drawing both praise as a critical asset in the hunt for bad guys, but also concern in an era of growing surveillance. The Sheriff’s Office is the only law enforcement agency in the state to offer facial recognition technology, once the domain of the military and top national...

 

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