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Articles from the July 20, 2011 edition

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 By Michael Barrett    News    July 20, 2011

Steve Wymore selected as new Red Lake Schools Superintendent

RED LAKE – The School Board of the Red Lake Public School District has selected Steve Wymore, currently Superintendent at Lake of the Woods Community Schools, to fill the school district’s superintendent vacancy on July 11, 2011. Outgoing Superintendent Brent Gish, who is retiring, will be working closely with the Board of...

 
 By Anne Williams    News    July 20, 2011

Mayor sets July 27 as Roger A. Jourdain Day

Known for being a national spokesman for American Indian sovereignty, Roger Jourdain, Red Lake’s first tribal chairman, will now be visibly remembered on a yearly basis. Prior to the Bemidji City Council meeting Monday evening, Mayor Dave Larson signed a proclamation that designated July 27 as Roger A. Jourdain Day. In commemo...

 

HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM CDT THURSDAY...

HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM CDT THURSDAY... * TEMPERATURES WILL CLIMB INTO THE UPPER 80S ACROSS THE AREA THIS AFTERNOON AND EACH AFTERNOON THROUGH WEDNESDAY. WITH HUMID AIR ACROSS THE AREA...HEAT INDEX VALUES WILL REACH THE 95 TO 105 DEGREE RANGE DURING THE AFTERNOON HOURS. * COOLER WEATHER WILL MOVE INTO THE REGION LATER THIS AFTERNOON AND INTO WEDNESDAY...

 
 Events   

Ponemah and Red Lake Head Start Graduation Ceremonies

Ponemah Head Start Graduation Wednesday 7/20/11 at 10:00 am. Red Lake Head Start Graduation Thursday 7/20/11 at 10:00 am....

 

Looking Back - Ponemah Head Start Graduation 2003

Looking Back - Ponemah Head Start Graduation 2003...

 

Looking Back - Ponemah Head Start Graduation 2003 - P2

Looking Back - Ponemah Head Start Graduation 2003 - P2...

 

Red Lake’s Alex English and the Bemidji Northern Heat Traveling Baseball Team

Red Lake’s Alex English and the Bemidji Northern Heat Traveling Baseball Team Take 3rd Place in the Moorhead 13-year-old Tournament July 16 & 17th, 2011...

 
 Events   

Hand Building Pottery - Explore form and surface to find your voice

Hand Building Pottery - Explore form and surface to find your voice. Blank Canvas Gallery and Education Center in Park Rapids is offering an introductory pottery workshop with artist Peter Young from 6 - 10:00 PM. August 1st, 2nd and 15th at St. Peter the Apostle Catholic Church in Park Rapids. Participants will be introduced to a brief history of pottery and learn pottery...

 

Echo Hawk Visits With Wounded Marine at Bethesda Naval Hospital

WASHINGTON – Assistant Secretary-Indian Affairs Larry Echo Hawk visited Marine Corporal Phillip Baldwin of Ft. Hall, Idaho, today at the Bethesda Naval Hospital.. Echo Hawk, himself a former Marine and past resident of Ft. Hall, visited with the wounded serviceman, a member of the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes, who lost both legs...

 

Senate Okays Gay Judge, but Native Americans Still Need Not Apply

The United States Senate was quick to congratulate itself and accept the congratulations of others Monday evening before, during, and after it confirmed by an 80-13 vote the judicial nomination of a man named J. Paul Oetken, a corporate attorney from Iowa. Oetken is gay and, unlike his many gay predecessors in the federal judiciary, evidently went through the confirmation...

 

Battling a spirit of suicide

Residents of a small Kansas town are trying to understand why their community has been plagued with a large number of suicides over the past several years. Last week a small group of devoted Christians in Valley Center, Kansas, recently took their plea to a higher court....

 

Tribal youth using digital media to battle silent epidemic: suicide

PORTLAND – According to government statistics, American Indians are 70 percent more likely to die by suicide than the general population. The high suicide rate has been called a "silent epidemic." But it's silent no more....

 

Skinheads Hunt Native American Family: Guess Who Gets Arrested?

A hate crime happened a few weeks ago in Fernley, Nevada that is just becoming known to the wider public. A family has lost its car, is bankrupt and cannot return to their home because of it....

 

Oil pipeline leaks 15 to 20 barrels near Cut Bank Creek

Cleanup is under way on an oil spill near Cut Bank Creek in Glacier County, according to officials on the Blackfeet Indian Reservation and FX Energy, an oil drilling company that leases land on the reservation....

 

New super identifies school priorities

LONG BEACH — After eight days on the job, Ocean Beach Schools Superintendent Mark Hottowe has a clear idea of four areas of concern he wants to address and he is working to meet those challenges....

 

Chocolate Fry Bread from The Fry Bread House

For Native American cultures in the United States, fry bread, a flat dough fried in oil, varies from region to region and from tribe to tribe in how it's made and the way it's served....

 

Cardinal Rigali introduces successor, offers an apology

Cardinal Justin Rigali introduced his designated successor, Archbishop Charles J. Chaput, Tuesday, saying the appointment of a new bishop is "always an occasion of great joy and hope."...

 

Red Lake July Celebbration 2011 July 7th Final Session 2 - VIDEO

Red Lake July Celebbration 2011 July 7th Final Session 2 - VIDEO...

 

Pope assigns Denver archbishop to troubled Philly

(AP) PHILADELPHIA - A conservative Native American archbishop named Tuesday to lead the troubled Roman Catholic church in Philadelphia vowed to work to heal the wounds of sex-abuse victims, clergy and lay members alike....

 

“A Pow-Wow is a celebration of life” – Munzeroy

THUNDER BAY – The drum beat is Mother Earth’s heartbeat. Across Northwestern Ontario over the summer, Aboriginal culture comes to life at Pow-Wows. Almost every weekend there will be a Pow-Wow happening in one of the communities across the region. “It is like a get-together, its also a teaching,” said Munzeroy. “It is also a way to keep our culture together. A...

 

Comanche Boy Fights off Injury, Wins World Boxing Council Title

Despite his opponent’s nickname it was George (Comanche Boy) Tahdooahnippah who gave his rival a lesson on Saturday night....

 

Fort Apache Reservation open again

FORT APACHE - According to White Mountain Apache Tribal Chairman Ronnie Lupe, restrictions on public travel to and within specific areas on the Fort Apache Reservation previously closed because of the Wallow Fire have been lifted....

 

Legislature zips through votes to reopen state government

ST. PAUL — Minnesota’s longest government shutdown is poised to end after state legislators Tuesday night rushed through a series of spending bills....

 
 By Molly Miron    Politics    July 20, 2011

Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe: Judge ruling on election appealed

Friday’s ruling by Leech Lake Reservation Election Contest Judge Heidi Drobnick to invalidate the June 28 special secretary-treasurer election has been appealed by both the winning candidate and the Leech Lake General Reservation Election Board. Donald “Mick” Finn won the election by six votes over Donald “Donnie” Headbird, who contested the results, citing...

 

Shutdown's end is within sight

A state government shutdown that put thousands of employees out of work, shuttered parks, halted road projects and kept Minnesotans on edge for weeks was within hours of ending on Tuesday night, as legislators reluctantly began passing a compromise budget....

 

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