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Articles from the July 2, 2015 edition


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  • TANF Program has Open House - P9

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|Jul 2, 2015

    The new Red Lake Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Program held an Open House on Thursday, June 25, 2015 at Oshkiimaajitahdah (New Beginnings) in Redby. TANF will be operational September 1st of this year. Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Plan SECTION 1: GENERAL PROVISIONS The Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians intends to operate a Tribal TANF Program (TANF) to assist eligible Indian families in its designated TANF service area (TSA)....

  • Ojibwe Language and Culture Camp Scheduled

    Michael Meuers|Jul 2, 2015

    The Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians will host an Ojibwe Language and Culture Camp on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, June 21, 22, and 23, 2015 from 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. for the third consecutive year. The three-day camp will feature canoeing, lacrosse, Ojibwe bingo, moccasin games, plant identification, crafts, traditional Anishinaabe teachings and more. The camps main location will be the Ponemah Round House. Transportation and meals are provided. Admission is free but limited in number. If...

  • Imagining Reconciliation: Bemidji Group Works Toward Common Ground

    Tanya H. Lee, Indian Country Today|Jul 2, 2015

    A grassroots movement led by people in the town of Bemidji, Minnesota, and their neighbors both on and off nearby reservations have set out to find a path to reconciliation between whites and American Indians. No government is taking part; no plan has been laid; no blame will be assessed; and no one knows how long this journey might take. "Truth and reconciliation is not an event," says Dr. Anton Treuer, Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe, one of the people facilitating the process. "It's not something...

  • TANF Program has Open House - P10

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|Jul 2, 2015

    The new Red Lake Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Program held an Open House on Thursday, June 25, 2015 at Oshkiimaajitahdah (New Beginnings) in Redby. TANF will be operational September 1st of this year. Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Plan SECTION 1: GENERAL PROVISIONS The Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians intends to operate a Tribal TANF Program (TANF) to assist eligible Indian families in its designated TANF service area (TSA)....

  • Aggravated assaults increased in Beltrami County, Bemidji

    Jul 2, 2015

    BEMIDJI—Throughout Minnesota, violent crimes are on a steady decrease—albeit minute—according to a study released Wednesday. The Bureau of Criminal Apprehension 2014 Uniform Crime Report shows a 0.1 percent decrease in violent crimes that include murder, rape, robbery, aggravated assault and human trafficking. Beltrami County saw a decrease in most violent crime categories, however aggravated assaults increased by 61 percent—accounting for 1 percent of the state's recorded incidents. Statewide, there were 6,607 aggravated...

  • Red Lake Fireworks holds public display show in Red Lake to showcase merchandise - P4

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|Jul 2, 2015

    Red Lake Fireworks holds public display show in Red Lake to showcase merchandise Hundreds show up for hour long presentation...

  • 6th Annual Ojibwe Language Camp held on Fond du Lac Reservation - P9

    Ivy Vainio|Jul 2, 2015

    The 6th Annual Ojibwe Language Camp was held at the Kiwenz Campgroundon on the Fond du Lac Reservation starting on Wednesday, June 17 and continuing to Sunday, June 21, 2015. Items on the agenda included : Thursday and Friday – Mornings are reserved for learning and speaking the language; and, afternoons are reserved for working on cultural art projects; Friday night – Talent show – open to all campers; and Saturday - Mad Science, Canoe Races and Pow Wow. Some of the class offerings...

  • 6th Annual Ojibwe Language Camp held on Fond du Lac Reservation - Set 2 - P6

    Ivy Vainio|Jul 2, 2015

    The 6th Annual Ojibwe Language Camp was held at the Kiwenz Campgroundon on the Fond du Lac Reservation starting on Wednesday, June 17 and continuing to Sunday, June 21, 2015. Items on the agenda included : Thursday and Friday – Mornings are reserved for learning and speaking the language; and, afternoons are reserved for working on cultural art projects; Friday night – Talent show – open to all campers; and Saturday - Mad Science, Canoe Races and Pow Wow. Some of the class offerings...

  • 2015 Red Lake High School Graduation - Set 1 - P24

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|Jul 2, 2015

    The 2015 Red Lake High School Graduation Ceremony took place on Saturday, May 30, 2015 at the Red Lake High School. Class Motto: "We meet as strangers, grew as classmates, and leave as friends." Class of 2015 Katelyn Paige Barrett - Valedictorian Kennedy Rose Barrett - Salutatorian Verto F. Barron, Jr. Autumn Leigh Beaulieu Tiffani Brun Brianna Leigh Cook Kendra Lea Dow Delwyn W. English, Jr. Jerrell Lynn Fairbanks Breanna L. Goodrider Teneasha D. Graves Jaylyn Alysse Isham-Kingbird DeCarlo...

  • 2015 Red Lake High School Graduation - Set 2 - P24

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|Jul 2, 2015

    The 2015 Red Lake High School Graduation Ceremony took place on Saturday, May 30, 2015 at the Red Lake High School. Class Motto: "We meet as strangers, grew as classmates, and leave as friends." Class of 2015 Katelyn Paige Barrett - Valedictorian Kennedy Rose Barrett - Salutatorian Verto F. Barron, Jr. Autumn Leigh Beaulieu Tiffani Brun Brianna Leigh Cook Kendra Lea Dow Delwyn W. English, Jr. Jerrell Lynn Fairbanks Breanna L. Goodrider Teneasha D. Graves Jaylyn Alysse Isham-Kingbird DeCarlo...

  • 2015 Red Lake High School Graduation - Set 3 - P24

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|Jul 2, 2015

    The 2015 Red Lake High School Graduation Ceremony took place on Saturday, May 30, 2015 at the Red Lake High School. Class Motto: "We meet as strangers, grew as classmates, and leave as friends." Class of 2015 Katelyn Paige Barrett - Valedictorian Kennedy Rose Barrett - Salutatorian Verto F. Barron, Jr. Autumn Leigh Beaulieu Tiffani Brun Brianna Leigh Cook Kendra Lea Dow Delwyn W. English, Jr. Jerrell Lynn Fairbanks Breanna L. Goodrider Teneasha D. Graves Jaylyn Alysse Isham-Kingbird DeCarlo...

  • 153 Students Graduate from Kindergarten in 2015 - P29

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|Jul 2, 2015

    There were 153 students from Red Lake Elementary School that graduated from Kindergarten in a ceremony held on Friday, May 22, 2015....

  • Red Lake Elementary Schools holds Annual Pow Wow - P32

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|Jul 2, 2015

    Red Lake Elementary School held its Annual Pow Wow on Thursday, May 21, 2015 in Red Lake. This years new Princess and Brave were Emiris Lussier and Desmond Desjarlait....

  • Red Lake improving, but drop two games to Blackduck in home double-header - P43

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|Jul 2, 2015

    Red Lake improving, but drop two games to Blackduck in home double-header on Tuesday, May 5, 2015....

  • A Sense of Sovereignty Drives Development in Minneapolis Native Community

    Jul 2, 2015

    Nearly 8-thousand American Indians from over 40 different sovereign tribes live in Minneapolis. And since the 1960’s, the section of Franklin Avenue between 11th and Cedar streets has been a gathering place for many. The community was organized by American Indian leaders with a strong sense of Native sovereignty. And that same sense of self-determination continues today. Reporter Melissa Townsend takes us to Franklin Avenue in South Minneapolis where that sense of sovereignty is driving the work of a new generation of Native leaders....

  • Dayton Focusing on Political Payouts Rather Than Minnesota's Future

    Jul 2, 2015

    SAINT PAUL, Minn. -- Americans for Prosperity Minnesota Deputy State Director Paul Carlson released the following statement in response to Governor Dayton’s announcement that he would issue massive raises to unelected administration officials: “At a time when Minnesota families are still struggling to make ends meet, Governor Dayton has shown yet again just how out of touch he is with everyday Minnesotans. First, he raised billions of new taxes and now he’s giving double digit raises to his political allies already earning six-figure sala...

  • Ojibwe Language & Culture Camp - July 21-23, 2015

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    Ojibwe Language & Culture Camp - July 21-23, 2015 9 AM - 6PM - Ponemah Round House Transportation and meals are provided. Admission is FREE. If interested in participating or for more information, please contact Red Lake Chemical Health at 679-3392 or Ponemah Outpatient at 554-7425 Hosted by Red Lake Chemical Health, Economic Development & Planning and Oshkiimaajitahdah...

  • Sales Associate - Red Lake Nation Fishery

    Jul 2, 2015

    Sales Associate SCOPE OF POSITION: Under the general/direct supervision of the Fishery General Manager and Office Manager, the sales associate is responsible for providing fast and friendly service to customers, maintain knowledge of products and inventory to assist customers with purchases, also ensure proper paperwork filing in the office area. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: • Handle questions about the business and offer brochures with product listing, pricing and business information in a...

  • SURVEILLANCE OPERATOR - Seven Clans Casinos –Thief River Falls, MN

    Jul 2, 2015

    **EXTERNAL POSITION OPENING** SURVEILLANCE OPERATOR RATE OF PAY: Depending upon experience LOCATION: Seven Clans Casinos –Thief River Falls, MN OPENS: June 30, 2015 CLOSES: July 14, 2015 POSITION OBJECTIVES: Under the general supervision of the Surveillance Manager, is responsible to oversee assigned shift to protect the security of operations for Seven Clans Casinos. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: • Operates cameras and taping devices to continuously monitor activities of employees and...

  • SLOT ATTENDANT - Seven Clans Casinos – Thief River, MN

    Jul 2, 2015

    **ENTERNAL POSITION OPENING** SLOT ATTENDANT RATE OF PAY: Depending upon experience LOCATION: Seven Clans Casinos – Thief River, MN OPENS: July 01, 2015 CLOSES: July 15, 2015 POSITION OBJECTIVES Under the general supervision of the prevailing Supervisor is responsible to conduct preventative maintenance and repair slot machines for Seven Clans Casinos. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES  Computes jackpot or hopper fills and pays jackpots as verified by slot machine readout when needed. ...

  • IMMERSION OJIBWEMOWIN HEAD START TEACHER - RED LAKE HEAD START

    Jul 2, 2015

    VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT IMMERSION OJIBWEMOWIN HEAD START TEACHER RED LAKE HEAD START OPEN: July 6, 2015 CLOSING: July 24, 2015 @ 3:00 p.m. Primary Function: The main focus is the development and implementation of Ojibwemowin learning activities to develop intergenerational teachings for families and head start age children; beginning the school year 2015-2016. Reports to: Red Lake Head Start and Ojibwemowin Immersion Program, full-time position with benefits, salary; DOQ. ESSENTIAL...

  • NTC Seeks Public Comments for Upcoming HLC Evaluation

    Jul 2, 2015

    July 1, 2015 — As Northwest Technical College in Bemidji continues to enroll students into its newly revamped curriculum, faculty and staff are preparing for a periodic evaluation known as accreditation. The public is invited to participate in the comprehensive assessment by sharing comments about the quality of the college or its academic programs. Comments must be written, signed and submitted by Aug. 31. A team of educators chosen by NTC’s regional accrediting agency, The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of...

  • Minnesota commissioners get raises

    Jul 2, 2015

    ST. PAUL -- Here are the old and new salaries of Minnesota commissioners, by agency: Administration, $119,517, $144,991 Agriculture, $119,517, $144,991 Commerce, $119,517, $144,991 Corrections, $119,517, $150,002 Education, $119,517, $150,002 Employment and Economic Development, $119,517, $150,002 Management and Budget, $119,517, $154,992 Gambling Control Board, $99,451, $119,997 http://www.bemidjipioneer.com/news/region/3777937-minnesota-commissioners-get-raises...

  • SPEAKER DAUDT: GOV. DAYTON'S PAY RAISES OUT OF TOUCH

    Jul 2, 2015

    ST. PAUL, MN—Governor Dayton took action Wednesday to increase the pay of political appointees, raising the pay of 31 agency heads between $1,989 and $42,500 each. The pay raise controversy began earlier this year when Governor Dayton used authority granted by the 2013 DFL-controlled legislature that enabled Governor Dayton to unilaterally approve commissioner salaries, which previously were decided by the legislature (2013 House Journal Page 6506 (http://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/journals/2013-14/J0520062.htm#6506)). House Republicans...

  • Don't let the Fourth of July be a dangerous day for pets

    Jul 2, 2015

    MINNEAPOLIS – The July 4 holiday can be thrilling for humans, but it’s actually a dangerous time for pets -- and one of the busiest days of the year in animal emergency hospitals, according to doctors from BluePearl Veterinary Partners. Exploding firecrackers can be just as hazardous for pets as for humans, but that’s not where the danger ends. The loud noise, and even the food and family gatherings, all pose hazards to dogs, cats, birds and other pets. “It’s usually one of the busiest days of the year in emergency rooms,” said Dr....

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