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Articles from the August 22, 2011 edition

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Shirley A. White

Shirley Ann White, "Makoonce" which means "Little Bear Cub", 74, of Onigum, MN, passed away on Thursday, August 18, 2011 at her home with her family by her side. Her daughter Marilyn and granddaughter Ashley were her primary care givers, giving back to Shirley all the care she had given to them as children growing up. She was...

 

Area YouthBuild student meets with U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan

On Thursday, August 19, Dan Dudley from Red Lake YouthBuild met with U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan in Washington, D.C. to discuss issues facing rural disconnected youth. Dan is 21 years old and a graduate of Red Lake YouthBuild, sponsored by the Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians. This spring he participated in...

 

Red Lake DNR Take a Kid Fishing/Back to School Event P9

The Red Lake Department of Natural Resources (DNR) held their Take a Kid Fishing/Back To School Event on Wednesday, August 17, 2011, at Fuller's Lake. The kids received bags of school supplies, free fishing rods, and had the opportunity to go out on the lake to fish. A hot dog lunch was also provided, and about 150 kids took...

 

Red Lake DNR Take a Kid Fishing/Back to School Event P10

The Red Lake Department of Natural Resources (DNR) held their Take a Kid Fishing/Back To School Event on Wednesday, August 17, 2011, at Fuller's Lake. The kids received bags of school supplies, free fishing rods, and had the opportunity to go out on the lake to fish. A hot dog lunch was also provided, and about 150 kids took...

 

Red Lake DNR Take a Kid Fishing/Back to School Event P11

The Red Lake Department of Natural Resources (DNR) held their Take a Kid Fishing/Back To School Event on Wednesday, August 17, 2011, at Fuller's Lake. The kids received bags of school supplies, free fishing rods, and had the opportunity to go out on the lake to fish. A hot dog lunch was also provided, and about 150 kids took...

 

Red Lake DNR Take a Kid Fishing/Back to School Event P12

The Red Lake Department of Natural Resources (DNR) held their Take a Kid Fishing/Back To School Event on Wednesday, August 17, 2011, at Fuller's Lake. The kids received bags of school supplies, free fishing rods, and had the opportunity to go out on the lake to fish. A hot dog lunch was also provided, and about 150 kids took...

 

Road Construction Updates

Construction season is rampant everywhere! Note what may affect you while traveling all directions. CITY OF BEMIDJI 8th and Beltrami Ave closed started August 22 CITY OF BEMIDJI - the intersection of 8th St NW and Beltrami Ave NW will be closed effective Monday, August 22, 2011 at 7AM through and including September 5 for utility installation, resurfacing, curb and gutter and o...

 

Fake Brett Favre has descended upon Green Bay

A man impersonating Brett Favre has fooled some of Green Bay's more gullible football fans in recent days....

 
 Events   

Headwaters Alliance for Suicide Prevention Meeting

The Headwaters Alliance for Suicide Prevention will be holding its next meeting on Thursday, August 25, 2011 at the Prime West Conference Room at 3124 Hannah Ave NW in Bemidji. The meeting will begin at noon; bring your lunch. The agenda for the meeting will include an update on the Run/Walk for Suicide Prevention in September. Registrations, posters and volunteer...

 

Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport Leads in Fiscal Efficiency in Global Airport Performance Benchmarking Study

MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL—Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (MSP) is the second most efficiently operated large airport in North America according to a study published by the Air Transport Research Society, a think tank based at the University of British Columbia’s Sauder School of Business. The study measured the fiscal efficiency of 156 airports and 19 airport groups...

 

Tribes Manufacture Cigarettes to Side-Step State Tax

Since New York began enforcing the collection of state excise taxes on premium cigarette brands sold on reservations to non-Indians in June, many tribes have started manufacturing their own smokes to curtail the fee, reported Convenience Store News (CS News)....

 

Ken Bear Chief Reaches Out to Boarding-School Survivors

Ken Bear Chief’s voice shakes with fury as he recounts testimony he’s taken as Tamaki Law Firm’s liaison to Native Americans who’ve sued the Catholic Church for childhood sexual abuse. Five hundred of the firm’s Native plaintiffs recently participated in a historic $166-million-dollar payment from the Jesuit order. In cooperation with the law firms of Gregory Yates...

 

Tribe To Receive Millions In Federal Unemployment Tax Refunds

Refund cases into seven figures will always catch my eye. For it to be a refund of federal unemployment taxes there have to be a lot of people involved. Mainstay Business Solutions had around 39,000 employees in 2003 and 2004. It’s not a group of employees or even Mainstay that is the plaintiff, though. Mainstay’s owner, Blue Lake Rancheria, sued for ref...

 

Landmark court decision to aid Native women facing domestic violence

WASHINGTON – An international human rights body has done something that federal courts, including the United States Supreme Court, failed to do — bring justice to a domestic violence survivor....

 

Tribes file federal lawsuit against state

Ardmore — The Chickasaw and Choctaw Nations filed a federal lawsuit Thursday alleging the State of Oklahoma has failed to establish “government-to-government” negotiations to protect the tribes’ water resources....

 

5 things to know about Ottawa's aboriginal community

The city of Ottawa often refers to the capital region's aboriginal community as one of the fastest-growing in the city, and the available numbers back up those claims....

 

Tribal Members sentenced in federal court

Five EBCI tribal members were sentenced by U.S. District Judge Martin Reidinger on Wednesday, Aug. 17 on various convictions....

 

Less overcrowding now, Children's Advocate says

A new report by the Saskatchewan's Children's Advocate says the number of foster children living in overcrowded homes is down significantly, but there are still problems in the system....

 

American Indian youth paint their independence

Thousands of commuters, riders and walkers will see simply a mural as they pass by and through the light-rail transit station at Cedar and Franklin avenues in Minneapolis....

 

Science Careers for Native Americans Touted

Among benefits for aspiring scientists at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science (DMNS) is the Native American Science Scholarship Program, with an annual application deadline of October 1....

 

Pueblo leader arrested for 3rd DWI

KOB Eyewitness News 4 has confirmed the lieutenant governor of the Zuni Pueblo has been arrested for DWI in Albuquerque....

 

Cherokee computer issue handled ‘by the book’

TAHLEQUAH, Okla. — Cherokee Nation officials Wednesday said standard procedure was followed when former Principal Chief Chad Smith removed items from his office at the end of his term....

 

Disenrollment effort resumes on Reservation

The “D” word has again surfaced on the Isabella Reservation: Disenrollment. The Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe’s Office of Administrative Hearings last week conducted the first hearing in several years into the possibility of removing a current member from the rolls. No decision was reached....

 

Chickasaw legislature approves hefty pay raises

ADA, Okla. — The Chickasaw Nation legislature doubled the salaries for its executive branch leadership Friday....

 

Dozens arrested at White House as pipeline protests begin

Dozens were arrested at the White House Saturday as protesters began a two-week sit-in expected to draw over 2,000 opponents of a proposed pipeline from Canada to the US Gulf Coast....

 

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