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Articles from the July 27, 2011 edition

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 By Tom Robertson    News    July 27, 2011

No arrests netted in black market fishing investigation

St. Paul, Minn. — Suspected black market fishing operations on two Indian reservations in northern Minnesota are under federal investigation. Enforcement agents with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service led the so-called 'takedown' of illegal netting and walleye-selling operations on the Red Lake and Leech Lake reservations...

 
 By Dave Orrick    News    July 27, 2011

Feds crack illegal fish net ring in Minnesota

Federal authorities are reporting a "takedown" of a suspected "significant operation" to illegally net and sell walleye on two Indian reservations in northern Minnesota. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service led the weekend crackdown on the Leech Lake and Red Lake Indian reservations, according to the U.S. attorney's office in Minneapolis. "I can confirm that there were federal...

 
 By Michael Barrett    News    July 27, 2011

New Beginnings sets up office in Ponemah

Ponemah, MN - The distance from Ponemah to the New Beginnings Program Building in Redby is well over 30 miles--even further if one doesn't live in the main town area. And if one is unemployed or doesn't have reliable transportation, that can be a problem. New Beginnings has over 200 clients they serve in the Ponemah area, so to...

 

Ronald “Ronnie” “Poppy” Head

Ronald “Ronnie” “Poppy” Head, age 70, of North Minneapolis journeyed to the Spirit World on Sunday, July 24th, 2011. He was born on September 15, 1940 in Red Lake, Minnesota the son of Selam & Eliza Berard Head. Ronald honorably served his Country in The United States Air Force having been stationed in Italy. On...

 
 By Michael Meuers    News    July 27, 2011

Wiidookodaadiyang Giniigaanayi'iiminaaning - “Working Together for our Future”

NOTE: Over the rest of Summer and perhaps into the Fall, we will be publishing stories and many photos of recently completed, current, and future projects in progress on the Red Lake Indian Reservation...for the betterment of the Nation and its members. The Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians has several million dollars worth of...

 
 By Michael Meuers    News    July 27, 2011

Wiidookodaadiyang Giniigaanayi'iiminaaning - “Working Together for our Future”

NOTE: Over the rest of Summer and perhaps into the Fall, we will be publishing stories and many photos of recently completed, current, and future projects in progress on the Red Lake Indian Reservation...for the betterment of the Nation and its members. The Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians has several million dollars worth of...

 
 By Jon Roberts    Sports    July 27, 2011

RLYB Upsets FNB & Verizon for Back to Back Wins

In Bemidji Youth Baseball action Thursday night, Red Lake used a 12-run third inning to put away 1st National Bank for their second victory of the season. The game was called due to darkness after 4 innings. Red Lake was led offensively by Chase Cobenais who went 2 for 3 with a double and a triple to go along with 4 RBIs and 2 r...

 
 By Pat Miller    Sports    July 27, 2011

Dale believes experience will be an asset in quest for Junior title

A year ago Trey Dale was the Junior Championship medalist at the Birchmont, won his first match but lost to Dakota Brunelle of Cass Lake in the semifinals. “You have to win on Friday to play on Saturday,” Dale said. “Last year I lost on Friday. This year I think things will be different.” Dale will be in familiar territory when the match-play portion of the Junior tourn...

 
 Events   

St. Mary’s Food Shelf - Thursday, July 29th, 2011

St. Mary’s Food Shelf WHEN: Thursday, July 29th, 20011 11:00 am. Until the Food is Gone WHERE: Red Lake Humanities Center in Red Lake and Ponemah Community Center  One Visit per Household. No Exceptions.  Food will be given until the food is gone.  Come Early for the Best Selection!  Bring your own container to...

 

Vilsack Announces Biomass Production Projects to Promote Renewable Energy Development and Create Jobs in Rural America

WASHINGTON, July 26, 2011 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced today the creation of four additional Biomass Crop Assistance Program (BCAP) project areas in six states to expand the availability of non-food crops to be used in the manufacturing of liquid biofuels. The four project areas set aside acres in California, Kansas, Montana, Oklahoma, Oregon and Washington...

 
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Exhibit Featuring Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport’s First 50 Years on Display at MSP’s Terminal 1-Lindbergh

MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL -- A 50-year pictorial history of Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (MSP) from 1921 to 1971 is on display at Terminal 1-Lindbergh. The display, “Views Across Time,” is the result of a joint effort of the Metropolitan Airports Commission, Minnesota Historical Society, the NWA History Centre, Inc. and the Airport Foundation MSP, the non-profit or...

 

Keepseagle Settlement Claims Filing Period Opens for Native American Farmers and Ranchers

WASHINGTON, July 26, 2011 – Janie Hipp, Senior Adviser to Secretary Vilsack for Tribal Relations today reminded Native American farmers and ranchers that the period to file a claim in the Keepseagle class action settlement has opened. "Now that the claims process is open, Native American farmers and ranchers who believe they are entitled to funds under the Keepseagle settleme...

 
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Nibi and Manoomin: Bridging Worldviews Symposium

This symposium builds on work begun two years ago between tribal communities and the University of Minnesota. The first symposium (2009) brought researchers from the University together with tribal elders from across northern Minnesota. It offered an opportunity to share knowledge about manoomin and build a better understanding...

 

Tuesday's Birchmont Results

MEN’S Qualifying scores Eric Lilleboe, Okemos, Mich. DC Johnny Larson, Clements 70-70-140 Tom Jenkins, Plymouth 71-70-141 Sam Matthew, Roseville 71-71-142 Chad Skarperud, Fargo 71-72-143 Tim Skarperud, G.Forks 71-72-143 Jake Sanders, Crookston 71-73-144 Matt Skarperud, Omaha 73-72-145 Tyler Syvertson, Bemidji 71-74-145 Jeff Wiltse, Bemidji 73-73-146 Jim Foss, Roseau...

 
 By Pat Miller    Sports    July 27, 2011

Match play begins in all championship divisions

Tim Tingelstad of Bemidji carded the day’s low round in the Senior Championship division and his 73 helped him capture the division’s medalist honor with a two-day total of 76-73-149. A pair of familiar names were one shot back as Bob Kobilka of Bemidji shot 72-78-150 and Glen Hasselberg of Staples finished at 75-75-150. Sharing fourth place at 151 were Patrick Wilhelmson o...

 

School aid delay comes with some extra costs

In using a budget solution that delays an additional $700 million in funding to Minnesota schools, the state is once again treating the districts like a favorite lender -- with schools incurring costs that go well beyond simply waiting for their money....

 

McNabb to the Vikings is gaining momentum

After two years of having Brett Favre under center, the Vikings appear prepared to go with a younger quarterback. But it might not be rookie Christian Ponder....

 

88 Minn. post offices put on notice

Scores of U.S. Postal Service outlets across Minnesota are among the more than 3,600 additional offices, branches and stations being reviewed for possible closure. They join 28 other outlets in the state that already are being scrutinized....

 

Choctaw Tribal Council Meets

The Choctaw Tribal Council met in an executive session Tuesday....

 

APTN says Ottawa to offer 'take-it-or-leave-it' option on land claims

YELLOWKNIFE - APTN National News reports that Ottawa is moving to cut off specific land claims negotiations, leaving Indian bands with a take-it-or-leave-it option on the government's final offer....

 

Maybe it is about the Money: Making Economic Sense of the New York Cigarette Fiasco

Last month I wrote an article in the Native American Times where I argued that, from an economic standpoint, New York State’s recent legal attack on tribal sovereignty made absolutely no sense. I argued that the state’s approach to taxation – forcing tribal governments to act as New York tax collectors – had to be more involved than meets the eye. In essence, the...

 

Vandals damage Hopi Senior Centers

HOPI, Ariz. - In the last month two facilities, the senior centers in Moenkopi and Hotevilla ,have been vandalized. During the July 4 weekend vandals broke eight windows at the center. In Hotevilla on July 13, vandals broke a window at the Youth and Elderly Center....

 

Justice Department officials highlight efforts to curb crime on American Indian reservations

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — A year after a federal law gave American Indian tribes more authority to combat crime on reservations, few have taken the steps to enact one of its main provisions — a measure allowing tribes to triple the amount of time tribal members can spend in jail....

 

Shakopee Mdewakanton Approve $20 Million Loan to Mandan, Hidatsa, and Arikara Nation

Prior Lake, MN – The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community announces a loan of up to $20 million for debt consolidation and tribal infrastructure projects to the Mandan, Hidatsa, and Arikara Nation, formerly known as the Three Affiliated Tribes of North Dakota. The loan will fund debt consolidation and infrastructure, including a building to house the Indian Health Service Cli...

 

Tribal police have certain jurisdiction over non-Indians

NEW TOWN When a truck driver allegedly struck a local woman in the face because he was unhappy that she passed him while waiting in a traffic line near New Town recently, the truck driver was arrested....

 

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