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Articles from the July 1, 2011 edition


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  • Red Lake man charged as felon in possession of firearem

    Jul 1, 2011

    Donald E. Oswald, special agent in charge of the Minneapolis FBI Field Office, announced Thursday, June 30, that Edward Dean Cook Sr., 53, from the Red Lake Indian Reservation, appeared before United States Magistrate Judge Mary Kay Klein Thursday afternoon in Bemidji, following his arrest based upon a federal criminal complaint. The complaint alleges that Cook is a convicted felon who was in possession of a firearm or ammunition affecting interstate or foreign commerce. According to the criminal complaint: During the early morning hours of...

  • Man who led police on 44-mile chase appears in court in Bemidji

    Grand Forks Herald|Jul 1, 2011

    A man from the Red Lake Indian Reservation in northwest Minnesota accused of firing shots at a house, leading police on a 44-mile chase and ramming a police car with his truck appeared in U.S. District Court in Bemidji on Thursday. According to an FBI release, the Red Lake Police Department received an early morning call on June 12 that Edward Dean Cook, Sr., 53, was outside a residence, possibly with a gun. Another Red Lake resident then called the police to tell them that her father, Cook, was drinking and driving with her 11-year-old son,...

  • Cass Lake drive-by shooting results in five arrested

    Molly Miron, Bemidji Pioneer|Jul 1, 2011

    Four Cass Lake residents and one from Bemidji were charged in Cass County District Court Tuesday, June 28, with aiding and abetting felony drive-by shooting of an occupied dwelling. The five are Darryl Jackson Johnson, 26, Shane Alan Dunn, 22, Dustin Anthony Fairbanks, 22, and Jestina Elise Morin, 22, all of Cass Lake, and Jonathon Tyler Cloud of Bemidji. According to the criminal complaint: At 8:26 a.m. Sunday, June 26, law enforcement officers responded to a report of shots fired into a rural Cass lake home. A resident of the house reported...

  • Mabel Kingbird

    Jul 1, 2011

    Mabel May Kingbird, 65, of, Red Lake, MN died at the Red Lake Hospital in Red Lake, MN on Tuesday, June 28, 2011. Traditional Indian Services will be held at 10:00 am on Saturday, July 2, 2011 at the Little Rock Community Center in, Little Rock, MN, with spiritual leader, Greg Kingbird and the Mahnomen Creek Singers. A wake will begin on Thursday at the Little Rock Community Center and will continue until the time of the funeral. Traditional burial will be St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery, Red...

  • Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe secretary-treasurer seat goes to Donald "Mick" Finn by narrow margin

    Jul 1, 2011

    Tuesday’s special election for the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe’s vacant secretary-treasurer seat was secured by Donald “Mick” Finn by a six-vote margin of 1104 to 1098. Finn beat Donald “Donnie” Headbird. The certified election results register 50.14 percent for Finn and 48.96 for Headbird....

  • Jul 1, 2011

    Talks imploded Thursday between DFL Gov. Mark Dayton and Republican legislative leaders in the final moments before a midnight deadline, sending the state on a headlong path toward a historic government shutdown....

  • A look inside the Red Lake Fisheries

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|Jul 1, 2011

    The Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians owns and operates the Red Lake Fisheries Plant and is located in Redby, Minnesota. It is the oldest and largest freshwater walleye processing plant in the U.S. Red Lake is the 6th largest natural, freshwater lake in the US. Red Lake's famous Red Lake Walleye is caught by tribal fishermen using hook and line, and the Fisheries Plant uses gill nets when demand is up. The Red Lake Band has operated a commercial fishery on Red Lake since 1917, when it was...

  • A look inside the Red Lake Fisheries

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|Jul 1, 2011

    The Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians owns and operates the Red Lake Fisheries Plant and is located in Redby, Minnesota. It is the oldest and largest freshwater walleye processing plant in the U.S. Red Lake is the 6th largest natural, freshwater lake in the US. Red Lake's famous Red Lake Walleye is caught by tribal fishermen using hook and line, and the Fisheries Plant uses gill nets when demand is up. The Red Lake Band has operated a commercial fishery on Red Lake since 1917, when it was...

  • A look inside the Red Lake Fisheries

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|Jul 1, 2011

    The Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians owns and operates the Red Lake Fisheries Plant and is located in Redby, Minnesota. It is the oldest and largest freshwater walleye processing plant in the U.S. Red Lake is the 6th largest natural, freshwater lake in the US. Red Lake's famous Red Lake Walleye is caught by tribal fishermen using hook and line, and the Fisheries Plant uses gill nets when demand is up. The Red Lake Band has operated a commercial fishery on Red Lake since 1917, when it was...

  • A look inside the Red Lake Fisheries

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|Jul 1, 2011

    The Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians owns and operates the Red Lake Fisheries Plant and is located in Redby, Minnesota. It is the oldest and largest freshwater walleye processing plant in the U.S. Red Lake is the 6th largest natural, freshwater lake in the US. Red Lake's famous Red Lake Walleye is caught by tribal fishermen using hook and line, and the Fisheries Plant uses gill nets when demand is up. The Red Lake Band has operated a commercial fishery on Red Lake since 1917, when it was...

  • Looking Back: July 2003 P11

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|Jul 1, 2011

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  • Looking Back: July 2003 P12

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|Jul 1, 2011

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  • More from the 3rd Annual Nagaajiwanaang (Fond du Lac) Ojibwe Language Camp

    Ivy Vainio|Jul 1, 2011

    There were over 500 attendees at the 3rd Annual Nagaajiwanaang (Fond du Lac) Ojibwe Language Camp held June 23 - 26, 2011 at Kiwenz Campground in Sawyer, MN....

  • American Indian students in medical program

    Monte Draper, Bemidji Pioneer|Jul 1, 2011

    Jeanine Gangeness, associate professor of nursing at Bemidji State University, shows Paetra Grandbois how to help a newborn breathe Thursday afternoon. Eight students from surrounding American Indian reservations interested in a medical field attended a weeklong INMED (Indians into Medicine) program that included the nursing program at BSU. The students also toured technical colleges, Sanford Bemidji Medical Center and Wells Technology and learned about native foods and plants for their healing...

  • Bemidji woman reports Minnesota Energy gift card scam

    Bemidji Pioneer|Jul 1, 2011

    Minnesota Energy Resources officials issued an alert that Minnesota Energy Resources call center received a report from a customer that… “an Indian man is selling Minnesota Energy gift cards and trying to steal people’s credit card numbers.” This was received Tuesday, June 28, from Lavinia Road in Bemidji. Minnesota Energy Resources does not have gift cards. Please let residents know that we do not sell gift cards and remind them to not give out their credit card information....

  • What's opened, what's closed: your guide to the state shutdown

    Star Tribune|Jul 1, 2011

    COURTS Will remain open at all levels. DRIVER'S LICENSES People will be able to renew licenses at driver's license agent offices. Driver tests will not be available. City, county and privately owned offices can distribute tabs and license plates. To find one, go to mndep.com. EDUCATION State funding for K-12 schools will continue, but the state Education Department will largely be closed. HEALTH/HUMAN SERVICES Medical Assistance, MinnesotaCare, food stamps, welfare benefits, child support payments, county child protection services, refugee assi...

  • Jul 1, 2011

    Talks imploded Thursday between DFL Gov. Mark Dayton and Republican legislative leaders in the final hours before a midnight deadline, and Minnesota began a historic government shutdown....

  • Public warned against use of additives in henna used to create “temporary tattoos”

    Jul 1, 2011

    The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) is warning against use of henna products that contain additives to create “temporary tattoos.” Materials that are sometimes added to henna can cause allergic reactions in some people when applied to the skin, and cause people to develop lasting chemical sensitivities, according to MDH officials. One of the most commonly used additives – and one that is of particular concern – is paraphenylenediamine (PPD). PPD is used as a darkening agent to create “black henna.” PPD is approved by the U.S....

  • Budget Technician - Red Lake Hospital

    Jul 1, 2011

    Job Title: Budget Technician IHS Area: Bemidji Location: Red Lake Hospital Address: Red Lake Highway 1 PO Box 114 Red Lake , MN 56671 Announcement Number: IHS-11-BJ 495676-ESEP/MP Open - Close Dates: 06/30/2011 - 07/13/2011 Plan/Grades: GS-06 , GS-07 Salary Range: Competitive Positions: 1 Job Series Number: 561 For more information on this job posting please Contact Human Resources Notes: ESEP/MP ANNOUNCEMENTS: Preference in filling vacancies is given to qualified Indian candidates in accordance...

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    Come celebrate Independence Day at Seven Clans Casino! This Saturday is the Aaron Lewis concert. If you haven't gotten your tickets yet, there are only a few left! So get them soon. On the 4th, there will be cash draws all morning at Warroad, and don't miss the fantastic fireworks show in Thief River Falls. Bring the kids! And don't miss the Seven Clans Pow Wow at Red Lake from the 5th - 7th! Finish off your week with some hot gaming in our casinos with our great July promoti...

  • Twin Cities Red Lakers - Ahaw Ojibwemodaa! - (Let’s speak Ojibwe!)

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    Twin Cities Red Lakers: Ahaw Ojibwemodaa! (Let’s speak Ojibwe!) Ambe, learn the language together every Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 1:00 p.m. To 3:00 p.m. Twin Cities Red Lakers: Ahaw Ojibwemodaa! (Let’s speak Ojibwe!) All classes held at the: Red Lake Nation Embassy building 2929 Bloomington Ave. So. Minneapolis, MN 55407 • All learning levels welcome-beginners to fluent speakers For more information, call: (612) 874-9588...

  • Red Lake Nation Embassy Sewing Classes

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    Red Lake Nation Embassy Sewing Classes Tuesdays and Thursdays 1 PM to 3 PM Classes held at the Embassy Building, 2929 Bloomington Ave. So., Minneapolis, MN OPEN TO RED LAKE MEMBERS Quilt Making Dance Regalia Learn measuring and sewing techniques Limited materials provided; you are welcome to bring in unfinished projects also. For more information call (612) 874-9588...

  • Campers enjoy Ojibwe-intensive weekend

    Jana Peterson, Pine Journal|Jul 1, 2011

    As Arne Vainio – aka the “Mad Scientist” – conducted various experiments with (mostly) everyday items, Alphonse Pitawanakwat translated his English words into Ojibwe. The 66-year-old fluent Ojibwe speaker was a first-time camper at the Nagaajiwanaang language camp in Sawyer, an event that started three years ago and has grown significantly each year. “It looks like our biggest year yet,” said Jim Northrup, who organizes the camp with his wife, Pat, and other volunteers. Jim Northrup, who hails from the same generation as the...

  • Jul 1, 2011

    My dad was a complex man who was silent most of the time, not unlike He Who Was Spoken To. So, as a kid it was hard for me to get into his head. Although, as an adult and after much thought, I think I have a much better handle on what was going on up there, because we are similar in many ways....

  • RLYB Gets 1st Win of the Season

    Jon Roberts|Jul 1, 2011

    In Bemidji Youth Baseball action Thursday night, Red Lake beat Team Subway 5-4 in their last at bat in one of the most exciting games of the season. RLYB pitcher Austin May started off the 1st inning by striking out the first three batters of the game and finished with 10 Ks in 4 innings pitched. Team Subway was able to get May for 2 runs in the second inning after back to back walks and a single. Red Lake answered in their half of the second on the wheels of Rekoe Graves who scored on a pass...

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