Red Lake Nation News - Babaamaajimowinan (Telling of news in different places)

Articles from the August 23, 2011 edition

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Mary Rose Kingbird

Baa-Daa-Maa-Nook Mary Rose Kingbird, 66, of Redby, MN, died Sunday, August 21, 2011 at the Sanford Bemidji Medical Center. Traditional Funeral Services will be 10:00 am Thursday, August 25, 2011 at the Ponemah Community Center in Ponemah, MN with Spiritual Leader Steve Jackson officiating. A wake will begin 1:00pm, Tuesday, Augu...

 

Edmund Whitebird

Edmund ‘Slim’ Whitebird, 75, of Bema, died at Sanford Medical Center, Fargo. N.D. The service was held at 11 a.m. Monday, Aug. 22, 2011. Burial was at Fort Snelling, St. Paul, Minn. Arrangements are with Carroll Funeral Home, Deer River, Minn. He is survived by his sons, Kenneth, Jeffery and Sidney Whitebird; daughters, Myrna and Dorcus Whitebird; sister, Delores Jenkins;...

 

Open House at all Red Lake Schools TODAY

Open House at all Red Lake Schools today from 12 Noon - 7 PM this evening, with a meal being served at 4 PM. Parents should have received a letter or a call from their teacher(s). The buses will run tomorrow. Parents should also double check the time school starts and when it ends, and the time school starts on Mondays. The start times for Monday are at 9:40...

 
 By Steve Schulz    News    August 23, 2011

Car ripped in half in accident near Wadena, Minn.

A vehicle was ripped in half and a man was left in critical condition by a three-vehicle crash north of Wadena Sunday night. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, seven people were involved in the crash around 6 p.m. on U.S. Highway 71, about two miles north of Wadena. A 1992 Dodge Spirit driven by Stacaia M. Murdock, 36, of Brainerd, was slowing and signaling for a left...

 
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Red Lake Urban B.R..A.V.E.R.Y. School Kick-Off Event

Red Lake Urban B.R..A.V.E.R.Y. School Kick-Off Event All Red Lake Enrolled Youth are Invited to Attend This will be our FIRST EVER Red Lake Urban youth B.R.A.V.E.R.Y. event! Learn about our Reservation! Get together with other Red Lake youth for fun activities! Come to the Minneapolis American Indian Center 1530 E. Franklin...

 

18 Minnesota House members got shutdown pay retroactively

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Eighteen Minnesota House members who declined paychecks during last month's state government shutdown got their full salaries retroactively, the House payroll office said today....

 
 By Mark Brunswick    News    August 23, 2011

Cass Lake's fake soldier pleads guilty

A 20-year-old woman from Cass Lake, Minn., who claimed to have just returned from being wounded in Afghanistan with the U.S. Army but actually was in school in Cloquet, Minn., pleaded guilty on Monday to impersonating an officer. Wearing combat fatigues, Elizabeth McKenzie had been feted in February in a special ceremony in Cass Lake in which the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe...

 

Cass Lake woman pleads guilty to soldier impersonation

WALKER, Minn. (AP) — A northern Minnesota woman who claimed she was wounded in Afghanistan with the U.S. Army has pleaded guilty to impersonating an officer. Twenty-year-old Elizabeth McKenzie of Cass Lake entered her plea Monday. She was scheduled to go on trial this week in Cass County. Wearing combat battle fatigues, McKenzie was honored in February at a special ceremony....

 

Dayton appoints Treuer to MN State Arts Board

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton has appointed Bemidji State University Professor Anton Treuer to the Minnesota State Arts Board. The Minnesota State Arts Board is a state agency that stimulates and encourages the creation, performance and appreciation of the arts in the state. The organization has a budget of nearly $40 million, the majority of which is expended on a series of...

 

Bemidji Area Farmers Market accepting EBT cards

In celebration of National Farmers Market Week, which was August 7-13, the Bemidji Area Farmers Market has announced that affordable, healthy food is now easier to buy for people who receive food support thanks to a coordinated effort by the famers market, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota and the Minnesota Farmers’ Market Association. MFMA, with funding received...

 

SMSC Announces Winners of Annual SMSC Wacipi Contests

Shakopee, MN – The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community announces the results of its Annual Wacipi, held August 19-21, 2011, at the SMSC Pow Wow Grounds. Close to 1,000 dancers in regalia participated in the contest Pow Wow, while thousands of spectators gathered to celebrate the Dakota culture. Pow Wow Winners 2011 Jr....

 

EPA Announces Settlement with the Department of the Interior to Resolve Violations at DOI Schools in Indian Country

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today announced a comprehensive settlement with the Department of the Interior (DOI) to address alleged violations of waste, water, air, toxics and community right-to-know laws at schools and public water systems in Indian Country owned, operated, or the legal responsibility of DOI’s Indian Affairs Office. The...

 

Vilsack Announces Projects to Provide Broadband to Rural Communities

WASHINGTON, D.C., August 22, 2011 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced today that 18 recipients will receive more than $103 million in funding for 23 projects to provide broadband services to unserved and underserved rural communities. Residents and businesses that will benefit from this funding include those in an Oklahoma community damaged by a tornado earlier...

 

Agriculture Secretary Vilsack and Senator Stabenow Hold Roundtable with Michigan Agriculture Leaders

SPARTA, Mich., August 22, 2011- Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow met with community leaders, farmers and ranchers today to explore ways federal, state and local officials can work together to improve economic conditions and create jobs in Michigan. "The Obama Administration is focused on creating good-paying jobs in the Midwest and across...

 

USDA Announces Recipients of Conservation Innovation Grants in 40 States

WASHINGTON, August 22, 2011—Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced the winning proposals for the 2011 Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG). Through CIG, the USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is investing nearly $22.5 million in innovative conservation technologies and approaches that address a broad array of existing and emerging natural...

 

White House TCU Initiative to make an Announcement about Indian Students at Pine Ridge on Wednesday

Tribal College Presidents to Join Initiative Deputy Director William Mendoza to Highlight the Important Role of American Indian and Native Alaskan Students to President Obama’s Goals; Preview Secretary Arne Duncan’s Friday Visit to Rosebud and Mission KYLE, S.D. – White House Initiative on Tribal Colleges and Universities deputy director William Mendoza will join several...

 

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

Over the rest of Summer and 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 it’s members. The Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians has several million dollars worth of...

 

Let's have more respect for our cemeteries

A week or so ago there was some vandalism that occurred at St. Mary's Mission Cemetery. No one seems to know why this was done, or if it targeted specific graves. In any event, people need to know these types of thing are happening. Everyone needs to know that a lot of people respect and cherish the grave sites of their loved...

 

Let's have more respect for our cemeteries P2

A week or so ago there was some vandalism that occurred at St. Mary's Mission Cemetery. No one seems to know why this was done, or if it targeted specific graves. In any event, people need to know these types of thing are happening. Everyone needs to know that a lot of people respect and cherish the grave sites of their loved...

 

Let's have more respect for our cemeteries P3

A week or so ago there was some vandalism that occurred at St. Mary's Mission Cemetery. No one seems to know why this was done, or if it targeted specific graves. In any event, people need to know these types of thing are happening. Everyone needs to know that a lot of people respect and cherish the grave sites of their loved...

 

Let's have more respect for our cemeteries P4

A week or so ago there was some vandalism that occurred at St. Mary's Mission Cemetery. No one seems to know why this was done, or if it targeted specific graves. In any event, people need to know these types of thing are happening. Everyone needs to know that a lot of people respect and cherish the grave sites of their loved...

 

Record companies file notice they'll appeal ruling reducing damages for woman who shared songs

MINNEAPOLIS - Recording industry attorneys are appealing a recent ruling that reduced the amount of money a Minnesota woman must pay for willfully violating the copyrights of 24 songs....

 

Disenrollment effort resumes on Reservation

The “D” word has again surfaced on the Isabella Reservation: Disenrollment....

 

Saskatchewan girl, 3, killed by dogs

A three-year-old Saskatchewan girl is dead after being attacked by two dogs on the Mosquito First Nation near North Battleford....

 

Indian Land Owners Raise Concerns over Federal Law

WASHINGTON – Indians are once again telling Congress that a 2004 federal law aimed at solving tribal land fractionation problems caused by the federal government has created problems of its own....

 

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