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Kevin William Graves

Kevin “Unkl” William Graves, whose Ojibwe name is Mizh Kogishig, which means “Red Day,” 33, of Bemidji, died Saturday, June 25, 2011, at his home as a result of many health complications from a car accident in 2009 that left him paralyzed. Traditional funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 28, at the Red...

 

Mary Black

Mary (Aabiik) Black, 87, of Ponemah, died Thursday, June 23, 2011, at the Red Lake Hospital in Red Lake. A funeral will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, June 27, at the Ponemah Community Center, in Ponemah. A wake will begin at 1 p.m. Saturday, June 25, at the Ponemah Community Center, and will continue until the time of the service....

 

Woman found dead from gunshot wound in Cass Lake

A 22-year-old woman was found dead in the Cass Lake area early Sunday morning, apparently as the result of a gunshot wound. After receiving a report of a 3:16 a.m. shot fired, Cass County authorities responded to the crime scene. A 27-year-old Cass Lake man subsequently was taken into custody by Leech Lake Tribal Officers for his suspected involvement in the shooting. The man...

 
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Red Lake Foods Weekly Specials June 28 - July 3, 2011

Red Lake Foods Weekly Specials June 28 - July 3, 2011...

 
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Little Rock Community Board Meeting

Little Rock Community Board Meeting Thursday, June 30th, 2011 5:30 pm @ Little Rock Community Center Incentives for Little Rock Residents 1st, 2nd, & 3rd Refreshments will be served If for any reason the Center is being used the meeting will take place at the Round House...

 
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Research Today for a Cancer—Free Tomorrow

BEMIDJI, MN-The Sanford Health Foundation of Northern Minnesota is sponsoring an informational seminar about the American Cancer Society's Cancer Prevention Study-3 (CPS-3). The seminar, presented by Aynsley Kluchnik, Beltrami CPS-3 Chair, takes place Monday, July 11, at 12:00 noon in the Education Center at Sanford Bemidji Medical Center. Everyone is invited to attend and lear...

 
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9th Annual Healing Pow Wow

9th Annual Healing Pow Wow Thursday, July 21, 2011 Sanford Bemidji Medical Center Bemidji, Minnesota Opening Ceremonies: 3:00 p.m. Honor Guard/Veterans Feast: 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Master of Ceremonies: Vince Beyl Spiritual Advisor: Darrell Kingbird Arena Director: Gary Charwood Invited Drums Only: Battle River, Leech Lake Nation, and Smokey Hill Free and Open to the Public!...

 

Girl, 2, is badly hurt after 2-story fall inside MN casino's hotel

A 2-year-old girl fell from a second-floor window at a hotel affiliated with Grand Casino Hinckley after she loosened a screen without her family noticing, WCCO-TV is reporting....

 

In 'global epidemic,' 1 in 10 of world's adults are diabetic

Nearly 10 percent of world's adults have diabetes, and the prevalence of the disease is rising rapidly. As in the United States and other wealthy nations, increased obesity and inactivity are the primary cause in developing countries such as India and in Latin America, the Caribbean and the Middle East....

 

Signs of progress in budget cliff-hanger

Legislators and Gov. Mark Dayton spent another day Saturday quietly trying to patch together a last-minute budget deal as the countdown toward a historic government shutdown moved into its final days....

 

Looking for Bigfoot in Indian Country

It has been more than 50 years since the legend of Bigfoot first captured the hearts and imaginations of the American public. It has been more than 50 years of sightings, investigations and debunking. But are we any closer to having proof that can pass scientific muster that this tall, hairy being with gigantic feet exists? No one has the answer to that question, yet some...

 

For now, court ruling gives advantage to state in tug-of-war over tobacco tax

The legal tug-of-war over state attempts to tax cigarettes sold by Indian tribes to non-Indian customers tilted back in favor of the state Tuesday, although a final court decision is still pending....

 

Verdict in self-help guru's sweat lodge trial stirs reaction among Native Americans

(CNN) – They didn’t serve on the jury, weren’t plaintiffs in the case, nor did they watch in the courtroom. But for Native Americans who cleave to rituals passed on by their ancestors, the trial of self-help guru James Arthur Ray mattered....

 

Texas Indian Tribe Seeks Right to Control Membership

On Dia de San Antonio, the most important feast day of the Ysleta del Sur Pueblo people, tribe Lt. Gov. Carlos Hisa’s daughter danced for hours....

 

Aged bomb in Kake gets official inspection

Della Cheney remembers playing with a family heirloom growing up, a rather strange looking metallic object that wasn’t easily moved about....

 

Tribal Justice News for June 24, 2011

Assistant Attorney General Breuer and U.S. Attorney Gonzales to Promote Anti-Gang and Drug Efforts in New Mexico Assistant Attorney General Breuer and U.S. Attorney Gonzales to Promote Anti-Gang and Drug Efforts in New MexicoAssistant Attorney General Breuer and U.S. Attorney Gonzales Promote Anti-Gang and Drug Efforts in New Mexico (U.S. Attorney for the District of New Mexico...

 

First Nation chief and council ordered to step down

A Federal Court judge has removed the chief and council of the Bearspaw First Nation from office....

 

Thousands of Native Americans in Arizona set to benefit from lawsuit settlement

WASHINGTON – As many as 30,000 Native Americans from seven Arizona tribes stand to benefit from the final settlement this week of a years-long, $3.4 billion lawsuit against the U.S. government....

 

Native American Student Achievement Linked to Parental Involvement

“The state of education in our nation’s K-12 schools for Native students is distressing. Native students perform two to three grade levels below their white peers in reading and mathematics. They are 237 percent more likely to drop out of school and 207 percent more likely to be expelled than white students,” begins the executive summary of the 2008 National Caucus of...

 

Little Bighorn marks 135th anniversary of battle

Old grudges sometime die hard, if at all. On June 25, 1876, George Armstrong Custer and the 7th Cavalry rode into the Little Big Horn River valley in eastern Montana and onto the pages of history. Read more: http://www.rapidcityjournal.com/news/article_6f301280-9e16-11e0-a225-001cc4c002e0.html#ixzz1QRA55Zej...

 

Jury convicts ex-BIA superintendent in corruption case

A federal jury Thursday convicted the former Bureau of Indian Affairs superintendent on the Fort Peck Reservation in a corruption case involving the tribe’s loan program. Read more: http://billingsgazette.com/news/state-and-regional/montana/article_ab7b7853-60de-555b-ac87-e821997713d7.html#ixzz1QRAaYYP3...

 

Yakama tribal councilman suspended for rules violation

TOPPENISH -- Yakama Nation Tribal Council member Donald Isador has been suspended without pay after being accused of buying alcohol while in Idaho on tribal government business, according to a tribal document....

 

Cherokee Nation elects new leader in close race

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - After a bitter campaign in which the candidates attacked each other on everything from job creation to use of a private plane, one of the nation's largest American Indian tribes chose a new leader in an election decided by 11 votes....

 

Navajo Nation police officer killed answering call

Authorities say a Navajo Nation police officer has been shot and killed while answering a domestic violence call in a small community south of Page, Ariz. Read more: http://www.rapidcityjournal.com/news/national/article_f089d698-9db2-5d30-8ba2-77992a6aa3fa.html#ixzz1QRTMi3A2...

 

Controller - Red Lake Business Advisory Board

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT Controller Red Lake Business Advisory Board Red Lake, MN 56671 Open: June 27, 2011 Open until filled Primary Function: Provide leadership on the creation and maintenance of standardized accounting practices throughout the Red Lake Band family of companies. Assist the CEO, Advisory Board and others in making...

 

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