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Articles from the July 26, 2011 edition

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New Beginnings Ponemah Office Open House - Tuesday, July 26, 5-7 PM

New Beginnings is having Open House at the Ponemah Sub Station. Open House is to announce that they’ll be providing an office in Ponemah to better serve their clients. On Tuesday, July 26, 2011 from 5-7pm Subs, chips and drinks will be provided....

 

Joylyn Oliver

Joylyn Oliver, 20, of Red Lake, died Monday, July 25, 2011, at the Sanford Fargo Medical Center. Arrangements are pending with the Cease Family Funeral Home of Bemidji....

 
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Community Health Day - Thursday, July 28th, 2011

Community Health Day Thursday, July 28th, 2011 9 a.m. * Opening Ceremony * Hike for Health Million Miles Against Diabetes Walk (Hospital to the Humanities) 10 a.m. Exhibits open at the Humanities Center 12 p.m. Community Feast 1 p.m. Youth games 3 p.m. * Exhibits close * Drawings for prizes: ~Children & Adults~ Come join us for a day of healthy activities, fun, & food Hope to...

 
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Community Health Days - Youth Co-ed Softball Tournament

Community Health Days Youth Co-ed Softball Tournament Tuesday, July 26, 2011@ The Red Lake Ball Park Starting @ 11 a.m. **Double Elimination** Age Category: 8 – 13 Registration Deadline Mon. July 25th by noon To register or for more information contact: Cheryl Schoenborn @ 218.556.3819 Sponsored by the Red Lake Comprehensive Health Services...

 

Red Lake July Celebbration 2011 July 7th Final Session 19 - VIDEO

Red Lake July Celebbration 2011 July 7th Final Session 19 - VIDEO Red Lake July Celebbration 2011 July 7th Final Session 20 - VIDEO...

 

Red Lake Transfer Station Construction Continues

Red Lake Transfer Station Construction Continues...

 

Ponemah Community Center and Boys and Girls Club Construction June 2011

Ponemah Community Center and Boys and Girls Club Construction June 2011...

 

Catholic Church Involved in Transnational Organized Crime

JULY 19, 2011 - Transnational organized crime is considered one of the major threats to human security, impeding the social, economic, and cultural development of societies worldwide. An alarming statistical report unveiled today by the Protect Your Children Foundation proves the Catholic Church to be one of the main international instruments of organized crimes, leading the...

 

Tribal schools create their own biodiesel to win energy challenge

Last year, American Indian tribal colleges and high schools competed to build the best wind turbine; this year, their challenge was different, but still related to renewable energy—creating biodiesel fuel out of raw biomass. The winners of the second annual Indian Education Renewable Energy Challenge are Oneida Nation High School (WI) in the high school division and...

 

What is wrong with these scenes?

What is wrong with these scenes, taken in the winter of 2010? Maybe the school needs bigger signs? Or maybe some people have a total disregard of the law. Or maybe some people just don't give a rat's behind about anything....

 
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9th Annual Sherman Brown Sr. Memorial Golf Tournament

9th Annual Sherman Brown Sr. Memorial Golf Tournament Saturday, August 20, 2011 - Blackduck Golf Course 10 AM Start $180 per Team 3 Person Best Ball Limited to the first 32 Paid Teams Prizes and Drawings Longest Drive Closest to the Pin Master Skin Game Available For both Men and Women Register your Team by Calling Sherman...

 

New faces at Leech Lake Tribal College

Leech Lake Tribal College, located on the Leech Lake Indian Reservation, 3 miles northwest of Cass Lake, will enter the new academic year with several new staff members. Sharon Marcotte will be LLTC’s Dean of Instruction, Nadine Bill will fill the Dean of Students position, Mandy Schram will be the new Registrar and Steve Hagenah has accepted the position of Law Enforcement...

 

U.S. Census: Wealth gap between whites, minorities biggest in 25 years

WASHINGTON (AP) — The wealth gaps between whites and minorities have grown to their widest levels in a quarter-century. The recession and uneven recovery have erased decades of minority gains, leaving whites on average with 20 times the net worth of blacks and 18 times that of Hispanics, according to an analysis of new Census data....

 

Perfect night at Speedway

There was a “buzz” in the air as fans poured into the bleachers at Bemidji Speedway Sunday night. The weather was perfect, the track was in excellent condition and the pits were full of drivers ready to battle. And to make it even more special, the drivers in the Wissota classes would be running for the right to race in the Amsoil “Race of Champions” later this summer....

 

Feds aim to combat family violence on reservations

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Justice has unveiled a legislative proposal that would stiffen federal sentences for certain domestic violence crimes in Indian Country and expand tribes’ authority to enforce protection orders against non-Indians living on reservations....

 

Taking back Peavey Park

Two summers ago at Peavey Park in south Minneapolis, a man opened fire upon a group of young men at the basketball courts. Somehow he didn't cause any serious injuries, but he shot while seated on a bench next to the park's play area for small children....

 

Vatican withdraws envoy to Ireland over pedophile report

ROME - The Vatican recalled its ambassador to Ireland on Monday, citing a recent Irish government report that said the Vatican had discouraged efforts by bishops to report cases of sexual abuse to the police....

 

Confidence in a new Mississippi Choctaw vote

Wow…How did we get here and where do we go now? That’s the question so many on the reservation are asking. Recently we enjoyed a break from the tumultuous election season and spent time with family and friends at the Choctaw Indian Fair. It was a time of celebration – of which we have many things to be thankful. Now that the fair is over, it’s back to reality and for...

 

NY tobacco tax collections kick into high gear

New York authorities expect to bring in an additional $27 million in tax revenue through new efforts to enforce the state's $4.35 tax on cigarette packs, including those sold on American Indian reservations, according to Gov. Andrew Cuomo's office....

 

Laws "Not Enough" to Tackle Violence Against Native Women

WASHINGTON, Jul 25, 2011 (IPS) - Juana Majel Dixon, first vice president of the National Congress of American Indians, said earlier this year that, "Young women on reservations live their lives in anticipation of being raped…They talk about 'how I will survive my rape‚' as opposed to not thinking about it at all."...

 

Proposal would give tribes enhanced prosecution, sentencing of abusers

Non-Indians who sexually assault or abuse Native Americans would be held more accountable, under new legislation being proposed by federal officials....

 

Canada, natives locked in uneasy dance over self-governance

When asked by authorities to declare his citizenship at the Canada-U.S. border in Ontario, Leroy Hill will say, “North American Indian.” When pressed and asked where he resides, the sub-chief of the Iroquois Confederacy will point across the Niagara River and say, “I live on that side of your line,” and then submit his Iroquois passport....

 

Lonechild fires warning shot

Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations (FSIN) Chief Guy Lonechild has sent a seven-page letter to chiefs and band councillors warning that continued efforts to impeach him will result in a “very serious legal and financial risk for the FSIN.” Read more: http://www.thestarphoenix.com/news/Lonechild+fires+warning+shot/5157367/story.html#ixzz1TCuh5MBi...

 

Navajo First Lady Marches for Violence Against Family Act with Sign: ‘Respect Women. Women Are Sacred.’

The proposed Violence Against Family Act was revived on the Navajo Nation on July 20. Navajo Nation First Lady Martha Shelly put the act in the hands of legislation co-sponsors, Delegates Katherine Benally and Joshua Butler, as part of the “Navajo Nation Stop Violence Against Women Day....

 

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