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Articles from the September 20, 2011 edition

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George "Sarge" Whipple, Sr.

George “Sarge” Whipple, Sr., whose Ojibwe name is Nii-zhoo-Makwa which means “Two Bears” 74, of Cass Lake passed away peacefully Wednesday, September 14, 2011 at his home surrounded by his family. Traditional Funeral Services will be pm Thursday, September 22, 2011 at the Veteran’s Memorial Building in Cass Lake, MN...

 

Language Revitalization on the Agenda for Red Lake

Red Lake Chairman Floyd Jourdain, Jr. offered tobacco to eleven persons gathered at the Little Rock Roundhouse on Tuesday September 6, 2011 for the purpose of exploring Ojibwe language revitalization at Red Lake. Melvin Jones offered a prayer. The meeting was attended by fluent speakers, elders and others interested in aspects...

 

Young Red Lake Warrior team gains experience in 42-16 loss to Kelliher-Northome

Young Red Lake Warrior team gains experience in 42-16 loss to Kelliher-Northome...

 

Young Red Lake Warrior team gains experience in 42-16 loss to Kelliher-Northome P2

Young Red Lake Warrior team gains experience in 42-16 loss to Kelliher-Northome P2...

 

Young Red Lake Warrior team gains experience in 42-16 loss to Kelliher-Northome P3

Young Red Lake Warrior team gains experience in 42-16 loss to Kelliher-Northome P3...

 

Red Lake Urban Youth B.R.A.V.E.R.Y. School Kick-Off Event P9

On Friday, Aug. 26, 2011, the Red Lake Nation Embassy held its first ever, Red Lake Urban B.R.A.V.E.R.Y. School Kick-Off Event at the Minneapolis American Indian Center. The fun and festivities began at 6:00 p.m. with information booths, games, raffles, free backpacks and school supplies for all Red Lake youth, plus a...

 

Red Lake Urban Youth B.R.A.V.E.R.Y. School Kick-Off Event P10

On Friday, Aug. 26, 2011, the Red Lake Nation Embassy held its first ever, Red Lake Urban B.R.A.V.E.R.Y. School Kick-Off Event at the Minneapolis American Indian Center. The fun and festivities began at 6:00 p.m. with information booths, games, raffles, free backpacks and school supplies for all Red Lake youth, plus a...

 
 By Ivy Vainio    News    September 20, 2011

Red Lake Urban Office Duluth Picnic/Pow Wow held on September 17, 2011 P5

Red Lake Urban Office Duluth Picnic/Pow Wow held on September 17, 2011 P4...

 

Red Lake Girls Volleyball Team Falls to Cass Lake-Bena P5

Red Lake Girls Volleyball Team Falls to Cass Lake-Bena P5...

 

Red Lake Girls Volleyball Team Falls to Cass Lake-Bena P6

Red Lake Girls Volleyball Team Falls to Cass Lake-Bena P6...

 

Red Lake Girls Volleyball Team Falls to Cass Lake-Bena P7

Red Lake Girls Volleyball Team Falls to Cass Lake-Bena P7...

 

Leech Lake Labor Day Pow Wow 2011 P9

Leech Lake Labor Day Pow Wow 2011 P9 Additional Photographs in the PHOTOS section....

 

DFLers offer plans for improvement

U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson, D-Minn., 7th District, and Rick Nolan, DFL candidate for the 8th District, have clear views on how to fix the country’s economy....

 

Audit flags dropout rates, scores at online schools

Even as they surge in popularity, online schools in Minnesota are troubled by high dropout rates, poor math scores and inadequate state oversight....

 

Half of children killed in Minn. crashes in last 5 years not properly restrained

ST. PAUL, Minn. - New figures show Minnesota parents aren't doing enough to properly secure their children in car seats or aren't using booster seats when they should....

 

Honoring the 38 Dakota

MANKATO, MINNESOTA - On December 26, 1862, the day after Christmas, 38 Dakota men were hanged in Mankato, Minnesota. The event has been called the largest one-day execution in American history. The hangings were the result of the Dakota War of 1862, which was to end of the Dakota people from living in the state of Minnesota. President Abraham Lincoln, the freer of the slaves...

 
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Mobile Unit Schedule Announced for Fall 2011

Prior Lake, MN – This fall the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community Mobile Unit will be kept busy providing services to Minnesota residents. In addition to the ongoing collaboration with Scott County, the Mobile Unit will travel to northern Minnesota tribal communities and provide services in the Twin Cities as well. The SMSC announces the upcoming schedule for its Mobile...

 

Tribal gas tax lawsuit headed to Supreme Court

A lawsuit that alleges the state illegally gives millions in gas tax money to Indian tribes is headed to the state Supreme Court....

 

U.S. Government Opposes Cherokee Nation's Decision

Every September, the Cherokee Nation celebrates its national holiday, which marks the signing of their first constitution after the Trail of Tears. The main event, a big parade, features traditional Cherokee music, colorful floats and people singing and dancing in traditional garb....

 

Northern Arapaho Tribe Finds Traditional Ceremonies Effective in Curbing Suicides

When a series of 12 suicides and 88 verifiable suicide attempts impacted the Wind River Indian Reservation in August and September of 1985, mental health experts from around the nation tried to intervene, reported the Star-Tribune of Wyoming. “But it wasn’t doing any good,” Nelson White Sr., an Arapaho elder, told the Tribune....

 

A Book for Those Serious About Defeating Diabetes

It is no secret to any American Indian or Alaska Native that there is a strong preponderance of the possibility of developing diabetes....

 

"Brilliant, courageous and inspired leader" Ernest House Sr. killed in motorcycle crash

Ernest House Sr., who served more than 30 years in Ute Mountain Ute tribal leadership and was known across the country for his advocacy, deep knowledge of history and willingness to work across party and tribal lines, died Saturday following a motorcycle accident outside Cortez....

 

Ute tribal leader dies in road accident

DENVER, Sept. 19 (UPI) -- Ernest House Sr., a Ute tribal leader known for his advocacy across party and tribal lines, died following a motorcycle accident in Colorado, officials said. Read more: http://www.upi.com/Top_News/US/2011/09/19/Ute-tribal-leader-dies-in-road-accident/UPI-51871316455375/#ixzz1YUlYJ0kd...

 

Death-Row Indian

Capital punishment, the saying goes, means that those without the capital get the punishment, and in more than 35 years of labor in criminal law, I’ve yet to see a case that disproves it. Capital cases are usually defended by court-appointed lawyers, because prosecutors do not typically choose to seek the death penalty against defendants who can afford the stratospheric...

 

Tribe agrees to garnishee wages for back child support

For Christina Brown, a mother in Wildomar, the battle to get child support is over....

 

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