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Articles from the July 4, 2011 edition

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Kandace Dunn

Kandace Blaine (“Gaa Gii Ge Ikwe”—Forever Woman) Dunn, 22, of Cass Lake, died Sunday, June 26, 2011, at her home. A traditional funeral will be held at 12 p.m. Tuesday, July 5, at the Veteran’s Memorial Building in Cass Lake. A wake will begin at noon Monday, July 4, and continue until the time of the service. Burial wil...

 

Shutdown cost will bring sticker shock

Minnesota stands to lose millions of dollars in revenue and get saddled with millions more in new expenses for every week that the widespread shutdown of state government persists....

 

Tribal Justice News June 30, 2011

South Dakota Man Pleads Guilty to Theft of Government Property (U.S. Attorney for the District of South Dakota) U.S. Attorney Brendan V. Johnson announced on June 29, 2011, during a federal court session before U.S. District Judge Charles B. Kornmann, that Thomas Iyarpeya, 20, of Waubay, S.D., pleaded guilty to theft of government property. If convicted, Iyarpeya faces...

 
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Red Lake Foods Weekly Specials July 4 - July 10, 2011

Red Lake Foods Weekly Specials July 4 - July 10, 2011...

 
 By Jennifer Kruse    Opinion    July 4, 2011

HOPE in the World

Ever thought your life had gone so wrong that it couldn't possibly improve? Made a mistake that ruined your life? If you've ever thought all hope in the world was lost...you MUST READ THIS! As a Holistic Healer, I've noticed that many people get stuck on the mistakes and struggles from their past. They don't just get stuck on...

 

Inside the Red Lake Fisheries - VIDEO

Inside the Red Lake Fisheries - VIDEO...

 

Harmony Natural Foods Co-op

Harmony Natural Foods Co-op and the Environment We care about the environment and we’ll help you to do the same. We show environmental awareness in our choice of products and packaging. Shop our bulk foods department for minimal packaging; you may opt to reuse your own containers and cut down packaging costs. We invite you to...

 

Businesses feel immediate bite

It's one thing to lose jobs because of the economy. But Vince Montgomery is perplexed that he might have to furlough employees because of politics....

 

Challenger in Okla tribal chief race wins recount

(AP) TAHLEQUAH, Okla. (AP) — The incumbent and the challenger in the contentious Cherokee Nation principal chief election say a recount shows tribal councilman Bill John Baker has narrowly defeated Chief Chad Smith....

 

Chief-elect looking forward to 'smooth transition'

The principal chief-elect of the Cherokee Nation says he's looking forward to a "smooth transition" while the incumbent is questioning the results of a recount....

 

Tribe weighs tobacco options

At a community meeting Wednesday night, representatives of the St. Regis Mohawk Tribe said they were considering the boycott of American cigarettes in response to the state's efforts to collect tax revenue from their sale....

 

Cigarette Debate Hurts Businesses

The debate rages on between the Seneca Nation of Indians and New York State over taxing tobacco sales on Native American property. A report in today's Business First shows how small-business owners are caught in the middle....

 

Tobacco — tradition vs. addition

I work in an environment that treats tobacco with respect. You might say “why treat it with respect, when it kills 37,000 Canadians every year?...

 

Stallings-Hunsucker spotted again; reward for his arrest increased

Bruce “Jason” Stallings-Hunsucker, the last outstanding suspect sought in a Willow Creek homicide investigation, was spotted by law enforcement officers for the second time Wednesday in the Hoopa area, but continues to elude officers....

 

New York Conference Addresses Historical Trauma Imposed by Boarding Schools

The organization that produced the gripping documentary “Unseen Tears”—which features boarding school survivors talking openly about the tragic separation from their families, abuse and the systematic assault on their language and culture—is hosting a two-part conference about coping with the accompanying grief and trauma....

 

Hoopa Tribe shuts down Two Rivers Tribune over controversial articles

The Hoopa Valley Tribal Council chairman shut down the tribe's newspaper through a memo sent Friday afternoon, citing financial issues and disagreement over controversial articles....

 
 By Alison Owings    Opinion    July 4, 2011

The Damaging Three Words of the Declaration of Independence

When I moved to San Francisco decades ago, I was invited to any number of July 4th gatherings. They all had two things in common. First, they were freezing. What was with this fog? Second, at someone's suggestion - I think mine, but cannot claim authorship for sure - we started reading the Declaration of Independence out loud. I had a World Almanac that contained a copy. Yes,...

 

Claiming Tobacco Smuggling, RCMP Seizes Luxury Cars, Makes Arrests

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) sent 120 officers to raid locations in Châteauguay, Laval and Longueuil to break apart a “huge tobacco smuggling network,” the agency said in a media release on June 28....

 

Phoenix reporters barred from precincts

TAHLEQUAH, Okla. – Despite no law prohibiting media coverage inside a precinct, election workers denied Cherokee Phoenix reporters from shooting photos and video inside tribal polling places during the June 25 general election....

 

NorCal tribe abruptly shuts down its newspaper

A Northern California Indian tribe abruptly shut down its weekly newspaper, citing financial troubles at the nearly 20-year-old publication, as well as disappointment over recent editorial decisions. Read more: http://www.lompocrecord.com/news/state-and-regional/article_ec1c562e-d0a7-5cc4-bbbc-0b36ef913bc1.html#ixzz1R8XG8mPH...

 

Frustrated Tuscaroras Using FOIA Requests to Determine Fate of Money

Freedom of Information Act requests sent out last week to the federal Bureau of Indian Affairs and Environmental Protection Agency may shed some light on how Tuscarora Nation of Indians money is being spent by tribal Clerk Leo Henry, Neil Patterson Sr., his son Neil Jr., and Kendra Winkelstein, the Grand Island attorney who has become a powerful force in Tuscarora politics and...

 

Let’s Begin a New Era in Federal-Tribal Agreements

I often think about the big-picture ideas that would help tribal governments address the small-picture details more efficiently. The one solution that I continue to come back to is this: We need a new round of agreements with the federal government—a new take on the treaties of the 18th and 19th centuries....

 

On tribal lands, fireworks business is booming

TULALIP INDIAN RESERVATION — "Come check these out," Monty Hall called to a middle-aged man meandering through the maze of wooden booths at Boom City....

 

Oh Canada! The Aboriginal Way

Aboriginals found their own way to celebrate Canada Day on July 1, be they Philippine immigrants showcasing their indigenous heritage, Inuit in Nunavut and Nunavik partying, or First Nations veterans gearing up to celebrate the upcoming 200th anniversary of their peoples’ role in the War of 1812....

 

Big Turnaround for Colville Tribal Enterprises

The Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation have seen a $10 million economic turnaround in a year since reorganizing their business operations and cutting expenses, including jobs....

 

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