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Ca tan LaBelle

Ca tan LaBelle July 11, 2016 - Monday, July 11, 2016 Service Information St. Catherine's Hall, Sisseton, SD Wednesday, July 20, 2016 11:00 AM Visitation Information St. Catherine's Hall, Sisseton, SD Tuesday, July 19, 2016 All Night Wake Beginning at 7 Ca'tan Edward was born in Fargo, ND on July 11th, 2016. He was the youngest of four handsome boys, precious 3.8 pounds and 16...

 

Elizabeth Marie Armstrong

Elizabeth Marie Armstrong March 31, 1981 - Tuesday, July 12, 2016 Service Information Eastman Hall, Flandreau, South Dakota Monday, July 18, 2016 11:00 A.M. Visitation Information Eastman Hall, Flandreau, South Dakota Sunday, July 17th, 2016 beginning at 7 P.M. Elizabeth Marie "Libby" Armstrong, age 35, of Morton, Minnesota...

 

ONGOING JOB REGISTRY - BELTRAMI COUNTY

BI-CAP is developing a Registry for our Head Start/Early Head Start Programs in Bemidji and Blackduck. We are also accepting applications for Substitute Teachers, Substitute Teacher Assistants and Substitute Cooks. Early Head Start Teacher: Infant/Toddler CDA, or 2 or 4 yr. degree in Early Childhood Ed. or equivalent to a major...

 

PACK FOR SCHOOL PROGRAM

Salvation Army has brought the Pack For School program again to help low income families provide backpacks and necessary supplies to 600 children who attend school in grades K-12 and who live in Beltrami County. Donation boxes are located at Bi-CAP, YouthBuild, First National Bank on Paul Bunyan Drive, Sanford Hospital and Walgreens. If your church, business or organization...

 

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT - RED LAKE HOMELESS SHELTER

RED LAKE HOMELESS SHELTER POSTING FOR ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT Full Time: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday-Friday Wages: $ 10.00 per hour with full benefits Reports to: Executive Director DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: • Greet and assist visitors to our office. • Answer telephone and handle calls appropr...

 

THE UNITED STATES AND THE NAVAJO NATION AGREE TO SECOND PHASE OF WORK TO ADDRESS ABANDONED URANIUM MINES

WASHINGTON– Today, in a settlement agreement with the Navajo Nation, the United States agreed to provide funding necessary to continue clean-up work at abandoned uranium mines on the Navajo Nation. Specifically, the United States will fund environmental response trusts to clean up 16 priority abandoned uranium mines located across the Navajo Nation. The agreement also...

 

EPA warns Minnesota over laws exempting taconite firms from wild rice rules

A contentious fight over mining and its effect on wild rice has reached new heights, thanks to a recent federal warning. The Environmental Protection Agency says that the state’s refusal to enforce a decades-old pollution rule could undermine its authority to enforce the Clean Water Act in Minnesota. Laws passed in 2015 and 2016 that exempt taconite and other industries from...

 

endell Anderson, former Minnesota governor, dead at 83

Former Minnesota Gov. Wendell Anderson, who appeared on the cover of Time magazine in 1973 with a big northern pike and wide grin as a symbol of his state’s good life, but then alienated voters when he appointed himself to a vacant U.S. Senate seat, died Sunday, a state official said. Anderson, 83, had struggled with Alzheimer’s for some time before dying of pneumonia...

 

Coca's comeback forces Colombia to rethink drug war

ESPINAL, Colombia — Explosives experts wearing heavy body armor light a fuse and take cover behind a concrete-reinforced trench. "Fire in the area!" a commando shouts before a deafening blast ricochets across the Andean foothills and sends a plume of brown smoke 30 meters (100 feet) high. Such drills have intensified for Colombia's military, one of the most battle-tested in...

 

Castlewood School District ditches Native American logo

CASTLEWOOD, S.D. (AP) — Another school district in South Dakota has decided to stop displaying Native American imagery in its school logo. The Castlewood School Board honored voters' informal request to adopt a Spartan head as its new school logo Monday, the Watertown Public Opinion (http://bit.ly/29YJZpn ) reported. The decision comes after four months of discussion that...

 

Serious crash on Cattaraugus Indian Reservation

Cattaraugus Indian Reservation Firefighters responded this morning at around 7:47 am to a report of a motor vehicle accident at Versailles Plank Rd & Cayuga Rd. Four Mercy Flight helicopters were called in to transport the patients. Gowanda, Lawtons, North Collins, Brant, Farnham, & Versailles responded as mutual aid to the scene. http://www.wkbw.com/news/se...

 

'Marshall Plan' posed for reservations

Speaking some time ago to a four-state meeting of tribal leaders in Billings, Mont., Alvin Windy Boy, a Montana Chippewa, suggested that reservations deserved a Marshall Plan akin to the post-World War II $120 billion program that rebuilt Europe. “We were annihilated by the turn of the century (1900) but we’ve never been rebuilt,” Windy Boy pointed out. The Marshall Plan...

 

Study suggests underrepresentation of minorities among jury pools

Minority groups are underrepresented among potential jurors in Burleigh and Morton counties, preliminary findings from a study of the state's jury system suggest. The disparities raise concerns about the fairness of jury trials in a state where minorities are arrested and imprisoned at disproportionate rates, according a 2012 state report on racial and ethnic bias in the...

 

Officials knew of medical condition that contributed to man's death at detox

Andrew Watts came to Rapid City's detox center needing help with an infected leg and a night's respite from the streets, but he ended up dead on a floor mat less than 24 hours later. He was killed by complications from his leg infection, even though he was medically examined twice in the hours before he died. Those details of the 46-year-old Watts’ death are being made...

 

FX Drilling will plead guilty to 2011 Blackfeet Reservation Oil Spill

GREAT FALLS - A Nevada Oil Company will plead guilty to charges stemming from a 2011 oil spill on the Blackfeet Indian Reservation. Court documents filed this week said FX Drilling has agreed to plead guilty to two criminal charges and pay a $100,000 fine. Earlier this year, a grand jury indicted the company and its field supervisor Quay Geza Torok for the Negligent Discharge...

 

Heavy Smoke From Fuller Fire Impacting Residents of Western Navajo Nation

NORTH RIM-The Fuller Fire is burning on the North Rim near Point Imperial on the Grand Canyon National Park. The fire is also burning north onto the Kaibab National Forest area. The fire is growing in an easterly and northeasterly direction. As of current, the fire has not reached the Navajo Nation but it has been reported that heavy smoke is impacting the areas of Cameron,...

 

Senate Passes Bill to Improve Indian Employment and Training

The Senate on Friday passed three bills to improve living conditions for tribes throughout Indian country. Two of them benefit tribes in Oregon and one strengthens and reforms Public Law 102-477 (also known as the 477 program), a comprehensive Native employment and training program. S.1443, also known as the Indian Employment, Training and Related Services Consolidation Act of...

 

Udall, Tester, Cantwell Introduce Bill To Launch Businesses And Create Jobs In Indian Country

WASHINGTON, D.C. ― U.S. Senators Tom Udall (D-N.M.), Jon Tester (D-Mont.) and Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.) introduced legislation to help launch businesses and create more jobs in Indian Country. Their bill, the Native American Business Incubators Program Act, will establish and fund business incubators in Indian Country to help start and cultivate Native American-owned small...

 

'Where you can legally kill an Indian': Winnebago Treasurer on IHS Hospitals

People are dying. That’s the message tribal leaders took to Congress one more time as a House subcommittee heard testimony on proposed legislation to improve the Indian Health Service. Babies born on bathroom floors, stolen narcotics, surgical instruments washed by hand, nurses who cannot operate a crash cart or start a dopamine drip, unlicensed medical personnel, funds...

 

Burial dispute leaves slain woman's Native American spirit in limbo

Tess M.M. White had already suffered plenty in her 25 years. Born in Milwaukee, raised in the Potawatomi tribe near Crandon until she left a troubled home at age 15, she moved around a lot, struggled with substance abuse and mourned her younger brother's death from a heroin overdose last year. Then she disappeared from West Allis on May 4. On May 17, farmers found severely...

 

Cut off: No access to Shoal Lake Cree Nation due to heavy rains

Heavy rain has led to washouts and water overflows on the access roads to the Shoal Lake Cree Nation, east of Prince Albert, Sask., where residents have been living under a local state of emergency for three days. Work has been underway to repair the road. As of Thursday night, the community remained essentially isolated but with a plan to face any urgent needs. Earlier in the...

 

Banished from the tribe

WEBSTER - Tony Ammann is the grandson of former longtime St. Croix Chippewa chief and traditional “midewiwin” spiritual leader Archie Mosay. His mother, Archie’s daughter, has Department of Interior papers certifying her blood quantum requirement to be a member of the tribe. Despite Ammann’s lineage and heritage, the St. Croix Chippewa Tribal Council is actively...

 

California Rule in Indian Custody Cases Invalidated

SAN FRANCISCO (CN) — The California Supreme Court on Thursday said a state court rule intended to protect Indian children caught in custody proceedings is invalid because it conflicts with the state's intent to comply with a federal mandate involving Indian families. In a bid to prevent the breakup of Indian families, Congress in 1978 passed the Indian Child Welfare Act. The...

 

Attorneys file motion to delay court-ordered Seneca-Cayuga election

MIAMI, Okla. – Attorneys representing chief Bill Fisher and a faction of the Seneca-Cayuga Tribe’s business and election committees have filed a request with the Court of Indian Offenses to delay their tribe’s court-ordered election. Documents filed Tuesday afternoon with the court clerk’s office include a notice of intent to appeal and a motion seeking a stay of the...

 

Shinnecock Reservation Residents Furious Over Fee For Coopers Beach

SOUTHAMPTON, NY - As summer visitors flock to Coopers Beach, regularly named as one of the most beautiful in the world, members of the Shinnecock Indian Nation are outraged that they are being charged the same fee as non-residents to park. Residents of Southampton Village are able to park at Coopers Beach for free, but non-residents must pay $40 per day or $225 for the season,...

 

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