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Articles from the September 9, 2011 edition

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 By Janet Nelson    News    September 9, 2011

What’s new in Red Lake High School Biology

This summer I was privileged to be a part of a team of 15 teachers and 3 EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) scientists on board the R/V Lake Guardian on Lake Superior for seven days collecting lake samples to be studied for water quality, plankton, and plastics. In addition to the sampling on the lake, we had one day at...

 

Ponemah Labor Day Pow Wow

Ponemah Labor Day Pow Wow Monday Afternoon Session P13...

 

Ponemah Labor Day Pow Wow

Ponemah Labor Day Pow Wow Monday Afternoon Session P14...

 

Ponemah Labor Day Pow Wow

Ponemah Labor Day Pow Wow Monday Afternoon Session P15...

 

Ponemah Labor Day Pow Wow

Ponemah Labor Day Pow Wow Monday Afternoon Session P16...

 

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

Work has finished on the new Bridge at the Sandy River, a bridge that was long overdue for repair. “After the bridge collapse in Minneapolis a couple years ago, it was discovered by Red Lake officials that this bridge was listed as unsafe as well”, said Red Lake Chairman Floyd Jourdain, Jr. ”Of course we knew this for a...

 

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

“This year Red Lake’s long awaited fish bypass will be completed at the Red River outlet on the south shore of Red Lake," said Red Lake Chairman Floyd Jourdain, Jr. in his most recent State of the Band Address. “This will enable fish to make their way back into the lake after they go over the outlet dam.” Jourdain...

 

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

Red Lake has received a grant and loan to build a transfer station and four brand new landfills, one for each community, said Red Lake Chairman Floyd Jourdain Jr., in a recent address to the people. “New solid waste construction sites will be constructed in all districts this year. This will be a major improvement to our...

 

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

Red Lake has received a grant and loan to build a transfer station and four brand new landfills, one for each community, said Red Lake Chairman Floyd Jourdain Jr ., in a recent address to the people. “New solid waste construction sites will be constructed in all districts this year. This will be a major improvement to our...

 

TRUCK SOUGHT BY SHERIFF’S OFFICE IN ASSAULT HAS BEEN RECOVERED

Last week the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office requested the public’s assistance in locating a vehicle which was used in an assault in the Fourtown – Grygla area on August 24th 2011. The truck was a mid 1990’s green Dodge extended-cab belonging to the suspect Randy Thompson, who has been charged in the case. This truck was recovered through the assistance of a tip from...

 

Education & Career Development Coordinator - Red Lake

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT Education & Career Development Coordinator – Unit 1 Red Lake Red Lake Nation Boys & Girls Club P.O. Box 1124 Red Lake, MN. 56671 218-679-2556 OPENS: September 8th, 2011 ENDS: September 29th, 2011 Primary Function: Plans, organizes, implements, and evaluates a range of educational, prevention and technology program services for youth between the ages of...

 
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Red Lake Housing Authority Methods of Payment

Red Lake Reservation Housing Authority now accepts the following methods of payment: 1. Cash 2. Personal Check 3. Money Order 4. Debit/Credit Card 5. ACH/EFI Directly from your checking or savings account 6. Payroll Deduction through your employer If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Julie Dick or Bonnie May at 679-3368....

 
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Red Lake Boys and Girls Club - Closed Until Monday, Sept. 19, 2011

Red Lake Boys & Girls Club Both Units Will be closed until Monday, September 19th, 2011...

 

AMC CONCERNED ABOUT DISPLACED CHILDREN OF THE FLOOD AND THEIR TREATY RIGHT TO EDUCATION

Winnipeg, MB – Grand Chief Derek Nepinak of the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs (AMC) expressed concern regarding First Nations children displaced by flooding, and their access to a safe and quality educational environment. “Our students have a right to set personal goals and reach benchmarks of achievement in a safe and supportive community school environment. This right is co...

 

Sports, Fitness, & Recreation Coordinator – Red Lake

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT Sports, Fitness, & Recreation Coordinator – Unit 1 Red Lake Red Lake Nation Boys & Girls Club P.O. Box 1124 Red Lake, MN. 56671 218-679-2556 OPENS: September 8th, 2011 ENDS: September 29th, 2011 Primary Function: Plans, organizes, implements, and evaluates a range of educational, physical fitness, and sports related program services for youth between the...

 

Unit Director – Ponemah

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT Unit Director – Ponemah Red Lake Nation Boys & Girls Club P.O. Box 1124 Red Lake, MN. 56671 218-679-2556 Opens: September 8th, 2011 Closes: September 29th, 2011 Primary Function: Plan, implement, supervise, and evaluate activities provided within the specific program area, such as Education, Technology, Social Recreation, Arts & Crafts, and Physical...

 

USDA Assisting Growers, Livestock and Milk Producers Damaged by Hurricane Irene

WASHINGTON, Sept. 8, 2011—The U.S. Department of Agriculture continues to offer services to farmers whose livestock and crops were damaged in the devastation brought on last week by Hurricane Irene. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack says USDA is deploying personnel and resources to assist the efforts by federal, state and local authorities in response to the hurricane. "We co...

 

Second death in Minnesota is tied to synthetic drugs

After police caught him with more than 4 ounces of marijuana in his parents' home in December, Alex Winterhalter swapped drugs and started smoking synthetic pot....

 

Citizenship Denied: The Latest in the Cherokee Freedmen Saga

The late Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Wilma Mankiller wrote in her autobiography the following words: “The truth is that the practice of slavery will forever cast a shadow on the great Cherokee Nation....

 

Samson Cree First Nation Reels from Second Shooting in as Many Months

Samson Cree First Nation leaders are vowing to clean up the reserve near Hobbema, Alberta, after the second shooting in as many months has left a 23-year-old woman dead....

 

In wake of corruption, Crow Creek soldiers on

FORT THOMPSON — Peter Lengkeek is well aware of the problems, many self-inflicted, that have plagued the Crow Creek Sioux Tribe in recent years....

 

13 Okla. tribes to share $9.94 million in grants

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Thirteen Oklahoma Indian tribes will share a U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development grant of more than $9.94 million, HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan announced Wednesday....

 

'Squaw' erased from all Maine public place names

PORTLAND, Maine — The word "squaw" has finally disappeared from the names of all public places in Maine 11 years after state law aimed to wipe the word deemed offensive by Native Americans off maps. But the owner of a private ski resort with the word in its name refuses to go along, saying it's a tribute to American Indians....

 

Field hearing examines Indian veteran care

RAPID CITY, SOUTH DAKOTA -- Native Americans have served in the armed forces in higher numbers per capita than any other ethnic group in the nation. Yet they have, more often than not, received inadequate services from both Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and Indian Health Service facilities, if they receive services at all....

 

A Better Way

Have you noticed how much anger there is in the world? As I was driving my car one day, I found myself behind a car with two bumper stickers. One had a cheeky boy peeing on Obama’s name. The other made mention of people being ignorant for voting for President Obama....

 

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