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Statement by Chairman Floyd Jourdain Jr. on the passing of Chairman Stanley Crooks, Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Tribe

Floyd "Buck" Jourdain, Chairman of the Red Lake Nation, has issued the following statement paying tribute to Chairman Stanley Crooks, who died Saturday after more than two decades of service to the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community (SMSC) and MIGA: "It is with heavy hearts that the Red Lake Tribal Council acknowledges the...

 

Red Lake Skatepark Grand Opening Postponed

Chairman Floyd Jourdain has announced the postponement of the Red Lake Skatepark Grand Opening originally scheduled for Wednesday, August 29th, 2012, due to the unexpected death of Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux chairmane Stanley Crooks . The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux community had played a major role in the development of the skatepark by providing funds though their grant...

 

Red Lake Nation Fair and Pow Wow 2012 - P4

Red Lake Nation Fair and Pow Wow 2012 - P4 - The Parade...

 

Red Lake Nation Fair and Pow Wow 2012 - P5

Red Lake Nation Fair and Pow Wow 2012 - P5 - The Parade...

 

Red Lake Nation Fair and Pow Wow 2012 - P6

Red Lake Nation Fair and Pow Wow 2012 - P6 - The Parade...

 

Red Lake Nation Fair and Pow Wow 2012 - P4

Red Lake Nation Fair and Pow Wow 2012 - P4 - Friday Night Session...

 

Red Lake Nation Fair and Pow Wow 2012 - P5

Red Lake Nation Fair and Pow Wow 2012 - P5 - Friday Night Session...

 

Red Lake Nation Fair and Pow Wow 2012 - P6

Red Lake Nation Fair and Pow Wow 2012 - P6...

 

Unity Riders honored those lost in the aftermath of the 2005 Red Lake High School shootings and others P4

On Saturday the Unity Riders continued on their journey to the Red Lake High School for a Memorial Ceremony, and on to the Red Lake Pow Wow Grounds for a Healing Ceremony. They had traveled from Spirit Lake, North Dakota, about a 250 mile journey. After the Healing Ceremony and delivering a ceremonial staff for the Red Lake...

 

Unity Riders honored those lost in the aftermath of the 2005 Red Lake High School shootings and others P5

On Saturday the Unity Riders continued on their journey to the Red Lake High School for a Memorial Ceremony, and on to the Red Lake Pow Wow Grounds for a Healing Ceremony. They had traveled from Spirit Lake, North Dakota, about a 250 mile journey. After the Healing Ceremony and delivering a ceremonial staff for the Red Lake...

 

Unity Riders honored those lost in the aftermath of the 2005 Red Lake High School shootings and others P6

On Saturday the Unity Riders continued on their journey to the Red Lake High School for a Memorial Ceremony, and on to the Red Lake Pow Wow Grounds for a Healing Ceremony. They had traveled from Spirit Lake, North Dakota, about a 250 mile journey. After the Healing Ceremony and delivering a ceremonial staff for the Red Lake...

 

Statement of Acting Assistant Secretary Laverdure on the Passing of Stanley R. Crooks, Chairman of the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community in Minnesota

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Acting Assistant Secretary – Indian Affairs Donald E. “Del” Laverdure today issued the following statement on the recent passing of Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community Chairman Stanley R. Crooks: “Stanley Crooks, the late chairman of the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community in Minnesota, takes his place among the thoughtful, far-seeing and...

 

Court says Ritchie overstepped his authority

ST. PAUL -- Legislators have the duty to write ballot titles for proposed constitutional amendments, the Minnesota Supreme Court ruled today, eliminating those that Secretary of State Mark Ritchie rewrote earlier this year....

 
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Red Lake Nation Skatepark Grand Opening - Wednesday, August 29th - 3:30 PM - POSTPONED

Red Lake Nation Skatepark Grand Opening Red Lake Skatepark Grand Opening Postponed Chairman Floyd Jourdain has announced the postponement of the Red Lake Skatepark Grand Opening originally scheduled for Wednesday, August 29th, 2012, due to the unexpected death of Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux chairmane Stanley Crooks . The...

 

THE 24 SEVEN – August 28, 2012

THE 24 SEVEN – August 28, 2012 Portman to play Obama in Romney's debate prep Ohio Sen. Rob Portman has agreed to play the role of President ... http://takeaction.wta001.com/wta/link.php?M=17702784&N=56839&L=23385&F=T ----------------------------------------------------------------- CNN moves O'Brien, Cooper to New Orleans In a move that signals how Tropical Storm Isaac...

 

West Nile outbreak largest ever in U.S.

(CNN) -- The recent West Nile virus outbreak is the largest ever seen in the United States, according to new numbers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The number of cases so far this year is the highest recorded through August since the disease was first detected in the United States in 1999. As of Tuesday, 38 states had reported human infections. The cases...

 

CROOKS "A TRUE LEADER," SAYS BOIS FORTE CHAIRMAN LEECY

In a statement issued today, Bois Forte Band of Chippewa Chairman Kevin Leecy described his friend and colleague Chairman Stanley Crooks as "a true leader on so many fronts." The full statement read: "Stanley was a tireless defender of tribal sovereignty, which is the lifeblood of our Indian nations. He understood that sovereignty is fundamental to all of our endeavors and all...

 

NIGA Chairman Ernie Stevens Praises Chairman Crooks in Official Statement

National Indian Gaming Association (NIGA) Chairman Ernie Stevens, Jr. has issued an official statement praising the leadership and contributions of Chairman Stanley Crooks. Here is the full text with accompanying graphic: "This past Saturday, I was notified that Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community's Chairman Stanley R. Crooks...

 

Stanley R. Crooks

Stanley R. Crooks, age 70. Member and Chairman of the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community in Prior Lake, passed away on Saturday, August 25, 2012, at St. Francis Regional Medical Center in Shakopee, from natural causes, surrounded by his loving family and friends. Stanley was born in Pipestone, MN, on November 27, 1941, the...

 

LEGISLATIVE, CONGRESSIONAL LEADERS COMMENT ON PASSING OF CHAIRMAN CROOKS

U.S. Representative Betty McCollum (D-MN) issued the following statement yesterday on the death of Chairman Stanley Crooks: “The passing of Chairman Stanley Crooks is a tremendous loss for Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community, for all tribal Nations, and for anyone who worked closely with him. Chairman Crooks’ leadership transformed his community and made him a highly...

 

MIGA MOURNS LOSS OF CHAIRMAN STANLEY CROOKS

Minnesota Indian tribes are mourning the loss of Minnesota Indian Gaming Association (MIGA) Chairman Stanley Crooks, who passed away today at St. Francis Medical Center in Shakopee, MN. Crooks, 70, had led MIGA since 1992, shortly after being elected to his first term as chairman of the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community. He brought unprecedented stability and continuity to...

 

Laurel Allison Stewart

Laurel Stewart, 52, of Debs, MN, died Saturday, August 25, 2012 at her home. Funeral Services will be 11:00 am Thursday, August 30, 2012 at the Cease Family Funeral Home in Bemidji, MN. Visitation will be from 5-8:00pm, Wednesday, August 29, 2012 at the Cease Family Funeral Home and one hour prior to the service. She was born...

 

Legislature wins photo ID, marriage amendment cases

The Minnesota Supreme Court gave the Republican-controlled Legislature a pair of important election-year victories on Monday, ruling that proposed constitutional amendments on photo ID and same-sex marriage will go to voters in words chosen by their supporters in the Legislature....

 

Minneapolis VA faulted for suicide policy lapses

The Minneapolis Veterans Medical Center was "deficient" in its handling of a suicidal Vietnam War veteran who killed himself while under the agency's care last year, according to a critical report into the man's death by the national VA office that investigates wrongdoing....

 

Seneca businessman's sentence 'a travesty'

Donald John owned All-American Tobacco, an Internet smoke shop based in Salamanca that illegally sold millions of dollars of tax-free cigarettes to New Jersey businesses....

 

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