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  • Red Lake Fair and Pow Wow - Saturday Parade - P18

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|Sep 19, 2018

    Red Lake Fair and Pow Wow - Saturday Parade...

  • Red Lake Fair and Pow Wow - Friday Evening Session - P18

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|Sep 19, 2018

    Red Lake Fair and Pow Wow - Friday Evening Session...

  • Cops and Bobbers and Take a Kid Fishing Event held at Fuller's Lake - P22

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|Sep 19, 2018

    RED LAKE - This year the Red Lake Department of Public Safety and Red Lake Department of Natural Resources have partnered for their Cops and Bobbers and Take a Kid Fishing events. There were well over 160 participants in this event, which started at 10 AM on Thursday, August 16, 2018 and went until 2 PM that afternoon. Designed for ages 6 to 12 years of age, each student registering received a fishing rod, T-shirt, school supplies and lunch. The Red Lake Police Department's Facebook paged...

  • Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians 2018 Inauguration Ceremony held in Red Lake - P24

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|Sep 19, 2018

    RED LAKE, MN – Shortly after 9 AM, the Red Lake Tribal Council convened at the Red Lake Casino Event Center for their Regular Tribal Council Meeting, along with numerous Tribal members and guests. One of the main purposes of the meeting being held at the Event Center, was because the recent 2018 Tribal Elections had concluded last month and newly elected members had to be sworn into office. Once the Tribal Council meeting was called to order by Chairman Seki, the certification of election r...

  • JOIN THE VOICES FOR RECOVERY - Friday, September 28, 2018

    You're Invited to Celebrate with Red Lake Chemical Health Programs & The Red Lake Tribal College for a night of entertainment and healing. Presenting Jon Roberts Ojibwe Outlaw & Thomas X Presenting "The Anti-Opioid video" Friday, September 28, 2018 Red Lake Nation College Cafeteria Starts 6:00P.M.- 8:00 P.M. Feast at 7:30 P.M. Drawings all thoughout the event. Contact: Reyna Lussier 679-1547 or Karen Barrett 679-3392 Sponsored by: M.A.R.S Program...

  • Biofuels Caucus Co-Chairs send letter in support of Renewable Volume Obligations

    Sep 19, 2018

    WASHINGTON - Congressman Collin C. Peterson today led a letter with fellow Co-Chairs of the bipartisan Biofuels Caucus to Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler in regards to the 2019 Renewable Volume Obligations (RVO) within the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS). The letter strongly encourages the Administration to reduce federal regulations on ethanol instead of implementing policies that only work against farmers and slow the biofuels market down. “As co-chairs of the Congressional Biofuels Caucus, we u...

  • Assistant Secretary Sweeney Signs MOU with The Commerce Department and the American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association on AIANTA's 20th Anniversary

    Sep 19, 2018

    Agreement formalizes AIANTA's role in helping federal efforts under the NATIVE Act to strengthen tribal self-determination through cultural tourism and related economic development industries in Indian Country WASHINGTON – Assistant Secretary – Indian Affairs Tara Mac Lean Sweeney today signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the U.S. Department of Commerce and the American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association (AIANTA) to formalize that group's role in strengthening col...

  • Business group partnering with health department to fight opioid epidemic

    Sep 19, 2018

    In response to the ongoing opioid epidemic and its impact on Minnesota, the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) and the Minnesota Business Partnership (MBP) today released the Opioid Epidemic Response: Employer Toolkit. Opioid addiction continues to be a major public health problem in Minnesota and other states. In 2017, Minnesota recorded 401 opioid-involved deaths and 694 drug overdose deaths, according to preliminary data. In 2016, there were 395 opioid-involved overdose deaths in Minnesota—a rate of 7.4 deaths per 100,000 people compared t...

  • The Tunica-Biloxi Tribe of Louisiana Welcomes New Linguist to Language and Culture Revitalization Program Staff

    Sep 19, 2018

    MARKSVILLE, LA. – (Sept. 18, 2018) – The Tunica-Biloxi Tribe of Louisiana has announced Tyler Whitaker as the new linguist for the Tribe’s Language and Culture Revitalization Program (LCRP). “As our linguist, Tyler will play a critical role in keeping the language alive and preserving our culture,” said John Barbry, director of development and programing for the Tunica-Biloxi LCRP program. “We are thrilled for Tyler to join our team and to assist with the continued efforts to revitalize our language.” Whitaker has a master’s degree in Lingu...

  • 2-Prevention Specialists - Indian & Free & Alcohol Rehabilitation Prevention Program - CHEMICAL HEALTH PROGRAM

    Sep 19, 2018

    VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT 2-Prevention Specialists Indian & Free & Alcohol Rehabilitation Prevention Program CHEMICAL HEALTH PROGRAM Starting: September 19, 2018 Closing: October 5, 2018 @ 3pm Primary Function: Assist in the development of prevention activities and prevention curriculum. Reports to the Supervisor, full-time positions w/benefits, salary; DOQ. ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES: • Assist in the development of prevention activities and prevention curriculum. • Must have kno...

  • Art Exhibit Breaks Down Barriers for People Who are Blind

    Sep 19, 2018

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (September 18, 2018) – “It means so much to me to be able to show people a new world, my world of blindness, and have them eagerly see what we have to offer.” – Artist Adelyn Granger. American Printing House (APH) believes that artists who are blind should have a place to showcase their work. InSights Art is an annual juried competition for artists of all ages who are blind or visually impaired. Held in Louisville each year, APH has received artwork from all 50 states and many countries across the globe. This year will be the...

  • Bemidji Area Opiate Programs gather with Candidate John Persell to craft common response to Opiate Crisis

    On Thursday September 20, 2018 Opiate Programs from throughout Beltrami and Cass Counties will meet to craft a common strategy allowing them to build on each other’s efforts toward alleviating the impact of the Opiate Crisis in locally. Opiate use has caused Red Lake and White Earth to declare Opiate Emergencies and Beltrami County to rethink their child welfare funding strategies in the face of skyrocketing case loads. Participants will represent strategies ranging from harm reduction and reducing opiate overdose deaths, through m...

  • SF schools giving teachers raises without revenue to pay for them

    Sep 19, 2018

    Officials at San Francisco Unified School District may have acted prematurely in raising wages for around 3,600 teachers before the revenue stream to pay for them — generated by a parcel tax voters approved in June — actually kicks in. In a letter sent to SFUSD Superintendent Vincent Matthews on Friday, Mayor London Breed called the timing of the wage increase an issue of “great concern,” given unresolved questions about when the money generated by Proposition G will be available, or if it’ll be available at all. https://www...

  • Early evidence of a 'Trump effect' on bullying in schools

    Sep 19, 2018

    During and following the 2016 presidential election, there were many media reports describing bullying in schools. But it was hard to know if bullying had actually increased or if parents and teachers and journalists were simply noticing it more. Or perhaps, in our age of Facebook and Twitter, more incidents were coming to our collective attention. A pair of researchers decided to investigate what happened in middle schools in the political battleground state of Virginia, which voted 49.8% for Hillary Clinton and 44.4% for Donald Trump in...

  • Opioid Epidemic Raising Special Education Concerns

    Sep 19, 2018

    Tens of thousands of babies are born each year to mothers who abused opioids when they were pregnant. Now, a new study offers a snapshot of the educational impact of that early trauma—and a hint of what schools are already facing and may have to grapple with for years to come.

  • First steps taken to count missing, murdered Yakama women and girls

    Sep 19, 2018

    She may have been feeding her young daughter and infant when the men walked up to her home while her husband was away. She may have been working outside when they raped and murdered her and killed her daughter and baby. The woman and her children were living in the Wenas Valley in September 1855 when they died violently at the hands of miners headed to the Colville gold fields. Their deaths were only the latest of many offenses against Yakama women by outsiders.

  • Mayo issues an apology 156 years in the making

    Sep 19, 2018

    For 156 years, the Santee Dakota people have waited for what happened in a casino conference room in Santee, Neb., a few weeks ago. The Mayo Clinic apologized for the desecration of Marpiya Okinajin, known as “Cut Nose,” who was hanged in 1862 in Mankato, Minn., one of 38 Native Americans executed under orders from President Abraham Lincoln in the largest mass execution in U.S. history.