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Articles from the June 22, 2011 edition

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 By Laurie Swenson    News    June 22, 2011

Bemidji Faces the Future: Focus on poverty

Many different voices took part in a public conversation about poverty in Bemidji. “Bemidji Faces the Future” drew about 90 people to the American Indian Resource Center at Bemidji State University Tuesday night. The event was sponsored by Minnesota Public Radio News, Lakeland Public Television and the Bemidji Pioneer,...

 

Red Lake, Minn., man charged in teenage girl's 2009 death

A 20-year-old Red Lake, Minn., man has been indicted in federal court in connection with the death of a teenage girl after an car crash in August 2009. The indictment charges Kyle Mitchell Lee Hardy with three counts of involuntary manslaughter for the crash that happened between two towns on the shores of Lower Red Lake, Redby and Ponemah, on the Red Lake Indian Reservation....

 

Everette Beaulieu

Everette Clinton Beaulieu, aka "Bud," "Frenchie," and "Grampa," of Idaho Falls passed away peacefully in his sleep Monday, June 13, 2011, at the age of 89. Frenchie was born February 28, 1922, on the White Earth Reservation near Lengby, Minnesota. He graduated from welding school in Flandreau, South Dakota. He was serving as a...

 

Looking Back: Heartbeat of Recovery 2008 in Minneapolis

Heartbeat of Recovery 2008 in Minneapolis: The Bloomington Mile...

 

Looking Back: Heartbeat of Recovery 2008 in Minneapolis II

Heartbeat of Recovery 2008 in Minneapolis: The Bloomington Mile II...

 
 By Phil Hodapp    News    June 22, 2011

Beltrami County Sheriff's Office: Kevin Jay Ayotte Investigation

On September 30, 1982, a three year old child by the name of Kevin Jay Ayotte went missing from his family’s residence in Sugarbush Township, in Beltrami County. At that time (29 years ago) an exhaustive search and investigation was undertaken by then Sheriff Tom Tolman and members of the sheriff’s office with assistance fro...

 

Child Development Director - Extended

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT Extended Child Development Director New Beginnings Daycare Center Redby, MN 56670 (218) 679-3350 Open: May 25, 2011 Extended to: Friday, July 1st, 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...

 

Bemidji star George Pelawa's memory lives on 25 years after he was selected by Calgary in NHL Draft

George Pelawa was 6 feet, 4 inches and about 240 pounds. “The biggest hockey player I ever saw,” University of North Dakota associate coach Cary Eades said. “He was a real, living Paul Bunyan....

 

‘Public services in jeopardy’

The Beltrami County Board of Commissioners is concerned about the impact a state government shutdown could have on more than 6,500 county residents....

 
 Events   

Native American Law School Admissions Workshop

Program Dates (August 5-7, 2011): The Native American Law School Admissions Workshop will be held at the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University (Tempe, AZ) from August 5-7 (Friday-Sunday). The program is 3 days long. Students are required to participate for the entire program, late arrivals or early...

 

Secretary Salazar and Associate Attorney General Perrelli Applaud Final Approval of Cobell Settlement

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Yesterday, the Departments of Interior and Justice applauded the final approval by U.S. Senior District Judge Thomas F. Hogan of the settlement of Cobell v. Salazar, a long-running and contentious individual American Indian trust class-action lawsuit. The court’s approval of the $3.4 billion settlement paves the way for payments to be made to as many as a...

 

Here's the cigarette pack of the future

RICHMOND, VA. - Rotting teeth and gums. Diseased lungs. A sewn-up corpse of a smoker. Cigarette smoke coming out of the tracheotomy hole in a man's neck....

 
 By Kerry Sheridan    News    June 22, 2011

FDA unveils final cigarette warning labels

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today unveiled the nine graphic health warnings required to appear on every pack of cigarettes sold in the United States and in every cigarette advertisement. This bold measure will help prevent children from smoking, encourage adults who do to quit, and ensure every American...

 

Seneca Nation Statement on Appeals Court Ruling

The following is a statement from Seneca Nation of Indians President Robert Odawi Porter about today’s Appellate Court ruling involving a state law that attempts to tax tobacco sales. Porter said today: “The Seneca Nation will of course seek review of this decision by the state Court of Appeals. “For more than 200 years, the Seneca Nation has thwarted New York State’s...

 
 By Dan Gunderson    News    June 22, 2011

American Indians in Minn. to receive part of $3.4B settlement

Moorhead, Minn. — Thousands of American Indians in Minnesota will receive payments from $3.4 billion settlement of a lawsuit alleging the federal government mismanaged billions of dollars held in trust. Keith Harper, with Washington D.C.-based Kilpatrick Townsend firm is one of the plaintiff attorneys. He said more than 300,000 American Indians nationally who had accounts...

 

Setback spurs Senecas to top N.Y. appeal

In the wake of Tuesday's court ruling that dealt the Seneca Nation a setback in its bid to block the state from taxing tobacco sales to non-Indians on its territories, Seneca President Robert Odawi Porter vowed to take the dispute to the state's highest court....

 

Arizona sweat-lodge case: Jury begins deliberating

CAMP VERDE - Jurors have begun deliberating the fate of a self-help author facing manslaughter charges in the deaths of three people at an Arizona sweat lodge ceremony. Read more: http://www.azcentral.com/news/articles/2011/06/21/20110621arizona-sweat-lodge-case-jury-deliberating.html#ixzz1Q0iUntTR...

 

Senecas Prepare For New Era

Now that Seneca entrepreneurs may not be able to sell name-brand cigarettes tax-free, Seneca Nation officials are seeing "a new era" for Seneca businessmen....

 

Budget impasse threatens jobs for tribal staff

For the second time this year, leaders with the troubled Stoney Nakoda First Nation are warning of mass layoffs, claiming cash will dry up due to a budget impasse. Read more: http://www.calgaryherald.com/business/Budget+impasse+threatens+jobs+tribal+staff/4979230/story.html#ixzz1Q0jsMphx...

 

Concerns raised about Sauk-Suiattle tribal firings

DARRINGTON -- The Bureau of Indian Affairs wants members of the Sauk-Suiattle Tribe to make sure its actions won't harm federal funding for the tribe....

 

Possible civil rights investigation

(DARRINGTON)— The Police Chief on the Sauk-Suiattle Reservation near Darrington is reaching out to the FBI and the Bureau of Indian Affairs to request a civil rights investigation....

 

Chinooks come home

McGOWAN — Recent days have marked the start of an exciting new era for a project that has evolved from a tribute to dead white heroes into a celebration of a living Native American culture and life on the Pacific Rim....

 

Aboriginal internships abroad get $1M

Aboriginal youth who want to work overseas are getting almost $1 million from the federal government to make it happen, International Co-operation Minister Bev Oda announced Tuesday....

 

Helicopter crashes on Indian reservation

MESA, Ariz. (AP) — A Boeing-owned helicopter that crashed north of Mesa was being used as a support aircraft during an Apache Longbow test flight. Read more: http://www.mysanantonio.com/news/article/Helicopter-crashes-on-Indian-reservation-1433204.php#ixzz1Q1VDQUKM...

 

Fort Hall Marine loses both legs in explosion in Afghanistan

FORT HALL, Idaho — Cpl. Phillip Baldwin clenched a small, rubber duck in a tiny soldier's helmet after the explosion Saturday morning in Afghanistan. He tried to hand the sentimental figurine — a gift from his 3-year-old daughter, Jasmine — to his sergeant, fearing he wouldn't pull through to return it in person....

 

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