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Articles from the September 24, 2012 edition


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  • Melinda Elaine May/Downwind

    Sep 24, 2012

    Melinda Elaine Blue/May Downwind, 77 of Red Lake Nation "Mino Giizhii Gookwe (Indian Name) Awaasisii (Clan).l Born to: Anna Blue & James Needham on July 8th 1935, passed onto the spirit world after a long battle with cancer on Saturday morning, September 22, 2012 Married to: Herbert "Zemo" May until his death in 1987. Re-married to Rupert Downwind Sr. until his passing. Wake Services will begin at 5:00 PM Monday at the Red Lake Center, Red Lake MN. Funeral Services will be on Wednesday,...

  • Grand Opening Held for Red Lake Skate Park

    Michael Meuers|Sep 24, 2012

    With but a week left of summer hundreds of people gathered at a spot twixt the old BIA building and the high school near Hwy. 1. It was Friday September 14, 2012 at about 3:30 PM. The occasion? The Grand Opening of the new Red Lake Skate Park. The Grand Opening had been postponed from the originally scheduled date of August 29, due to the unexpected death of Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Chairman Stanley Crooks. The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community had played a major role in the development of...

  • Grand Opening Held for Red Lake Skate Park P2

    Michael Meuers|Sep 24, 2012

    With but a week left of summer hundreds of people gathered at a spot twixt the old BIA building and the high school near Hwy. 1. It was Friday September 14, 2012 at about 3:30 PM. The occasion? The Grand Opening of the new Red Lake Skate Park. The Grand Opening had been postponed from the originally scheduled date of August 29, due to the unexpected death of Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Chairman Stanley Crooks. The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community had played a major role in the development of...

  • John Eggers: Been to a powwow lately?

    Bemidji Pioneer|Sep 24, 2012

    There was a time when if someone were to have asked me, “Have you ever danced at a powwow?” I would have said, “What’s a powwow?” Wouldn’t you think that someone coming from Minnesota would have at least a small amount of knowledge of Native American culture? The truth is that anything I knew about Indians came from going to the Friday night cowboy and Indian movies at my hometown Gem theatre, reading Lone Ranger and Tonto comic books or watching Princess Summer-Fall-Winter-Spring on the Howdy Dowdy TV show. In school the only time...

  • 2012 Ponemah Labor Day Pow Wow P29

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|Sep 24, 2012

    2012 Ponemah Labor Day Pow Wow P29 - Saturday Afternoon Session...

  • 2012 Ponemah Labor Day Pow Wow P30

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|Sep 24, 2012

    2012 Ponemah Labor Day Pow Wow P30 - Saturday Afternoon Session...

  • Red Lake Skatepark Grand Opening P21

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|Sep 24, 2012

    Red Lake Skatepark Grand Opening held on Friday, September 14, 2012. Lakeland News Report: Red Lake Skate Park Opens - Lakeland News at Ten - September 14, 2012 http://youtu.be/puLrPdiYDlQ...

  • Red Lake Skatepark Grand Opening P22

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|Sep 24, 2012

    Red Lake Skatepark Grand Opening held on Friday, September 14, 2012. Lakeland News Report: Red Lake Skate Park Opens - Lakeland News at Ten - September 14, 2012 http://youtu.be/puLrPdiYDlQ...

  • Red Lake Skatepark Grand Opening P23

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|Sep 24, 2012

    Red Lake Skatepark Grand Opening held on Friday, September 14, 2012. Lakeland News Report: Red Lake Skate Park Opens - Lakeland News at Ten - September 14, 2012 http://youtu.be/puLrPdiYDlQ...

  • Red Lake Skatepark Grand Opening P24

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|Sep 24, 2012

    Red Lake Skatepark Grand Opening held on Friday, September 14, 2012. Lakeland News Report: Red Lake Skate Park Opens - Lakeland News at Ten - September 14, 2012 http://youtu.be/puLrPdiYDlQ...

  • BURN PERMIT STATUS UPDATE

    Sep 24, 2012

    BURN PERMIT STATUS UPDATE Due to severe drought conditions and very high fire danger, burning permits will not be issued until further notice. In addition, beginning 1:00 a.m. September 23 (Sunday), campfires or recreational fires will only be allowed in a designated fire receptacle designed for such use and associated with a residence, staffed campground, or resort. Please report all unauthorized fires to 911 or your nearest forestry office. Bemidji Area Office (308-2065), Bagley Field Station (694-2146), Cass Lake Field Station (335-6647)...

  • Salazar Applauds President’s Intent to Nominate Vincent G. Logan as the Special Trustee for American Indians

    Sep 24, 2012

    WASHINGTON -- Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar today applauded President Obama’s intent to nominate Vincent G. Logan, a member of the Osage Nation, as the next Special Trustee for American Indians. “Vincent Logan has been a part of the fabric of Indian Country for many years as an investment professional, mentor for Native American attorneys and founding member of the Native American Bar Association of Washington, DC,” Secretary Salazar said. “His asset management expertise, legal experience and extensive network of professional...

  • Salazar Applauds Senate Confirmation of Kevin Washburn as Interior’s Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs

    Sep 24, 2012

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar today applauded the Senate’s confirmation of Kevin K. Washburn, a member of the Chickasaw Nation of Oklahoma, to serve as Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs at the Department of the Interior. The Senate confirmed Washburn’s nomination, which President Obama announced in early August, by unanimous consent last night. “As we continue to strengthen the integrity of the nation’s government-to-government relationship with federally-recognized Indian tribes and empower Native Amer...

  • Politics Permeates Parades and Powwows

    Michael Meuers|Sep 24, 2012

    Visitors from around the United States and Canada came to the Red Lake Indian Reservation the end August and early September with nothing but positive things to say about the experience. For the first time in recent memory, the Red Lake Fair and Powwow and the Ponemah Labor Day Powwow were on following weekends. Red Lake's Fair and Powwow was held on August 24-26, and the 40th Annual Labor Day Powwow came the following weekend August 31 to September 3. Parades and Powwows On Saturday, August...

  • Perpich Arts High School hosts information sessions for prospective students

    Sep 24, 2012

    Perpich Arts High School will host three information sessions this autumn and winter for students from around the state who are interested in attending the two-year program for 11th- and 12th-grades. The information sessions will be Saturday, Oct. 13, 1–3 p.m.; Wednesday, Nov. 28, 6:30–8:30 p.m.; and Saturday, Jan. 12, 1–3 p.m. Registration is not necessary. Perpich is located at 6125 Olson Memorial Parkway, in Golden Valley, just west of the State Route 55 and State Highway 100 interchange. Perpich Arts High School invites all...

  • MHS Press Receives Jeffris Family Foundation Grant for Book on Minnesota's Historic Homes

    Sep 24, 2012

    The Minnesota Historical Society Press (MHS Press) received a $250,000 grant recently from the Jeffris Family Foundation of Janesville, Wisconsin, to fund a book about significant historic homes in the state of Minnesota. The book will feature twenty significant and grand historic homes in Minnesota, representing the five regions in the state—northwest, northeast, southwest, southeast, and metro area--as well as a wide range of architectural styles. The book features will include excellent writing backed by thorough research, high-end custom...

  • Sep 24, 2012

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The number of people killed while riding motorcycles in Minnesota has risen significantly this year....

  • Sep 24, 2012

    ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) — A settlement in a lawsuit filed by the parents of a boy who was bullied is ratified by the Rochester School Board....

  • Native Vote Action Week Kicks off September 24th

    Sep 24, 2012

    Washington, D.C. – Native Americans are turning out in force to join together in one of the largest weeks of voter engagement, education, and non-partisan actions since securing their rightful place at the ballot box in the Voting Rights Act of 1965. Native Vote Action Week organized by the National Congress of American Indians (NCAI) and grassroots organizers around the country, will bring together Indian Country in an effort to raise awareness about the importance of civic engagement and increase Native voter participation. With over 130...

  • Politics Permeates Parades and Powwows P2

    Michael Meuers|Sep 24, 2012

    Visitors from around the United States and Canada came to the Red Lake Indian Reservation the end August and early September with nothing but positive things to say about the experience. For the first time in recent memory, the Red Lake Fair and Powwow and the Ponemah Labor Day Powwow were on following weekends. Red Lake's Fair and Powwow was held on August 24-26, and the 40th Annual Labor Day Powwow came the following weekend August 31 to September 3. Parades and Powwows On Saturday, August...

  • President Obama Signs Proclamation Designating Chimney Rock as a National Monument

    Sep 24, 2012

    WASHINGTON, DC - Today President Obama signed a proclamation [ http://www.whitehouse.gov/sites/default/files/docs/2012chimneyrock.prc_.rel_.pdf ] establishing Chimney Rock as a National Monument. Chimney Rock, located in the San Juan National Forest in southwestern Colorado, offers a spectacular landscape rich in history and Native American culture. The designation was made under the Antiquities Act with bi-partisan support from Colorado officials, the Native American community, local businesses and other stakeholders. "Chimney Rock draws...

  • Sep 24, 2012

    BEMIDJI – A 29-year-old Bemidji man accused of causing injuries to his infant daughter has been sentenced to more than three years in prison....

  • Statement from Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack on Failure to Pass Food, Farm and Jobs Bill

    Sep 24, 2012

    WASHINGTON, Sept. 22, 2012–Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack made the following statement today about Congress’ failure to pass comprehensive, multi-year food, farm and jobs legislation before the current law expires on Sept. 30, 2012: "In a year that has brought its share of challenges to America's farmers and ranchers, the House Republicans have added new uncertainty for rural America. Unfortunately, House Republicans left Washington without passing comprehensive, multi-year food, farm and jobs legislation, leaving thousands of farming...

  • THE 24 SEVEN – September 23, 2012

    Washington Post|Sep 24, 2012

    THE 24 SEVEN – September 23, 2012 Chick-fil-A sticks with pro-marriage donations On Friday, Chick-fil-A President Dan Cathy said media reports c... http://takeaction.wta001.com/wta/link.php?M=17702784&N=63591&L=25017&F=T ----------------------------------------------------------------- Silent Obama hears it over 'Piss Christ' art Religious groups such as the Catholic League are blasting Presi... http://takeaction.wta001.com/wta/link.php?M=17702784&N=63591&L=25018&F=T ----------------------------------------------------------------- Libyans...

  • THE 24 SEVEN – September 22, 2012

    Washington Post|Sep 24, 2012

    THE 24 SEVEN – September 22, 2012 Cleaver: Blacks who don't vote 'not worth the color' Congressional Black Caucus Chairman Emanuel Cleaver on Thursday... http://takeaction.wta001.com/wta/link.php?M=17702784&N=63334&L=24973&F=T ----------------------------------------------------------------- Ann Romney to GOP: 'You're lucky' to have Mitt The wife of GOP hopeful Mitt Romney on Thursday told Republican... http://takeaction.wta001.com/wta/link.php?M=17702784&N=63334&L=24974&F=T -----------------------------------------------------------------...

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