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Red Lake Tribal Council COVID-19 Update - Wednesday, October 6, 2021

Wednesday, October 6, 2021 – COVID-19 Update Red Lake Nation: Active cases: 45* *19 in Red Lake *7 in Redby *5 in Little Rock *9 in Ponemah *5 in Bemidji (Resides in Bemidji - tested at RL IHS) Of the 45 active cases: *19 are minors *16 adults were fully vaccinated Total cases: 773 Total Recovered: 728 Deaths: 12 [Updated...

 
 By Emma Hudziak    News    October 7, 2021

Two Men Indicted for Fentanyl Trafficking on the Red Lake Reservation

Two men have been charged by a federal grand jury for their roles in distributing fentanyl onto the Red Lake Indian Reservation, announced Acting U.S. Attorney W. Anders Folk. According to court documents, in March 2021, Christopher Douglas Richard, 40, of Detroit, Michigan, conspired with others to distribute more than 40 grams of fentanyl on and around the Red Lake Indian...

 

Emmett Ernest Eastman, Sr.

Emmett Ernest Eastman, Sr. December 24, 1931 - October 4, 2021 Indian Country has lost a legend. Emmett Ernest Eastman Sr., Ta Wakanhdi Ota "His Many Lightnings", was born at the Little Thunder allotment near Sisseton, SD on December 24th, 1931. He passed away on October 4th, 2021 at Mayo Clinic Hospital in Rochester, MN....

 

Walz's plan to combat delta variant faces pushback from GOP

Gov. Tim Walz outlined his defense plan Wednesday against the latest wave of COVID-19 hospitalizations and deaths. But many of the steps he's calling for are not under his control. Some are in the federal government's hands, such as ramping up production of rapid test kits, which Walz and school officials said are critical...

 

Judge orders Texas to suspend new law banning most abortions

AUSTIN, Texas - A federal judge on Wednesday ordered Texas to suspend the most restrictive abortion law in the U.S., which since September has banned most abortions in the nation's second-most populous state. The order by U.S. District Judge Robert Pitman is the first legal blow to the Texas law known as Senate Bill 8, which...

 

For Minnesota schools, outdoor lunch offers a temporary solution for reducing COVID-19 spread

For about three hours each day, the courtyard at Burroughs Community School in south Minneapolis functions as a second lunchroom. Students bring their lunch trays and lunchboxes to picnic tables, where they sit a few feet apart. The goal is to reduce the potential spread of COVID-19 among students, all too young to be...

 

Congress foresees short-term debt fix amid perilous standoff

WASHINGTON — Republican and Democratic leaders edged back Wednesday from a perilous standoff over lifting the nation's borrowing cap, with Democratic senators signaling they were receptive to an offer from Senate GOP leader Mitch McConnell that would allow an emergency extension into December. McConnell made the offer shortly before Republicans were prepared to block...

 

Los Angeles OKs one of strictest US vaccination mandates

LOS ANGELES - Los Angeles leaders on Wednesday approved one of the nation's strictest vaccine mandates - a sweeping measure that requires the shots for everyone entering bars, restaurants, nail salons, gyms or even a Lakers game. The City Council voted 11-2 in favor of the ordinance that will require proof of full vaccination...

 

Lauren J. King Confirmed by US Senate to Serve as Federal District Judge

Lauren J. King, a tribal citizen of the Muscogee Nation, was confirmed by the United States Senate on Tuesday to serve as a federal district judge for the United States District Court for the Western District of Washington. Nominated by President Joe Biden on May 12, 2021, she was confirmed by the Senate in a 55-44 vote. Upon...

 

Native America Calling: Slavery from an Indigenous perspective

The scourge of slavery was an unfortunate reality for Indigenous people in the history of North America. Spanish colonizers set in motion a complicated legacy of slavery throughout the Americas that changed identity, culture and relationships forever. Native America Calling will talk about the history and legacy of Indigenous slavery and get insights from speakers with the...

 

Deb Haaland: 'Moving forward on priorities for Indian Country'

When President Joe Biden nominated me to be the U.S. Secretary of the Interior, I felt the profound importance of what that moment meant for Indigenous peoples in our country. I knew then, as I still feel now, that we’re at the beginning of a new era where Indigenous knowledge in our work to combat systemic inequities and craft policies to ensure fairness and a bright future...

 

American Indian College Fund Receives $5.315 Million to Support Indigenous Early Childhood Education

Denver, Colo.—October 6, 2021– The American Indian College Fund’s Indigenous Early Childhood Education program is poised to continue its work at tribal colleges and universities over the next four years thanks to a $5,315,000 grant from the Bezos Family Foundation. By educating students, training faculty, creating early childhood education programs at tribal colleges and...

 

Minnesota Public Facilities Authority Announces $124 Million in Awards for Water Infrastructure Projects in 2021

St. Paul – The Minnesota Public Facilities Authority (PFA) today announced $124 million in loans and grants in the first half of 2021 for water and infrastructure projects in 24 communities throughout Minnesota. “Responsible management of our public waterways is a basic expectation of government,” said PFA chair and Commissioner of the Department of Employment and...

 

Girls Volleyball Parent Appreciation Night at Red Lake High School - P2

Girls Volleyball Parent Appreciation Night at Red Lake High School on Tuesday, October 5, 2021. Photographs by community members....

 

Warriors Football Team loses 4th game of season to Menahga 72-0 - P4

The Red Lake Warriors football team hosted Menahga on Friday, October 1, 2021, losing 72-0. The loss sets them back to 0-4 on the season. They had lost to New York Mills 43-0, Red Lake County 42-8 and Lake Park-Audubon 51-0. The Warriors will host Walker-Hackensack-Akeley on Saturday, October 9, travel to Polk County West on...

 

Cass Lake-Bena defeats Lady Warriors in Red Lake, 3-1 - P8

Cass Lake-Bena defeated the Red Lake Lady Warriors on Tuesday, September 28, 2021, 3-1. Red Lake Jr. High team won their match 2-0, while the Junior Varsity lost 2-0....

 

End of Softball Season Celebration held in Redby - P9

The End of Softball Season Celebration was held in Redby at the Art Thunder Softball Field on Wednesday, September 22, 2021. It was their 29th year. They started registering for prizes at 5:00 PM by the bleachers with drawings to take place at 6:30 PM. They started feeding shortly after 5 PM, with a cup of lemonade from Tom...

 

Ponemah Labor Day Pow Wow 2021: Saturday Afternoon Session - P21

Ponemah Labor Day Pow Wow 2021: Saturday Afternoon Session 48th Annual Obaashiing Labor Day Celebration 2021 Singing Contest results: 1st Place-Motown (6125pts) 2nd Place-Mandaree (5850pts) 3rd Place-Ptown (5735pts) 4th Place-Crossroads (5620pts) 5th Place-Southern Boyz (5595pts) 6th Place-Southern Style (5585pts) Blazing Bear...

 

Ponemah Labor Day Pow Wow 2021: Friday Evening Session - P21

Ponemah Labor Day Pow Wow 2021: Saturday Afternoon Session 48th Annual Obaashiing Labor Day Celebration 2021 Singing Contest results: 1st Place-Motown (6125pts) 2nd Place-Mandaree (5850pts) 3rd Place-Ptown (5735pts) 4th Place-Crossroads (5620pts) 5th Place-Southern Boyz (5595pts) 6th Place-Southern Style (5585pts) Blazing Bear...

 

Redby "Honor The Youth" Powwow held on Saturday - P33

Redby "Honor The Youth" Powwow held on Saturday...

 

LONG TERM CARE SOCIAL WORKER - RED LAKE FAMILY & CHILDREN'S SERVICES

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT LONG TERM CARE SOCIAL WORKER RED LAKE FAMILY & CHILDREN'S SERVICES (OMBIMINDWAA GIDINAWEMAAGANINAADOG) Open: October 7, 2021– Until Filled. PRIMARY FUNCTION: Ombimindwaa Gidinawemaaganinaadog provides and arranges an array of culturally based intensive helping and healing services to families that is...

 

URBAN COMMUNITY SERVICES DEVELOPER - FAMILY & CHILDREN SERVICES

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT URBAN COMMUNITY SERVICES DEVELOPER FAMILY & CHILDREN SERVICES (Ombimindwaa Gidinawemaaganinaadog) Open: October 7, 2021-Until filled PRIMARY FUNCTION: Ombimindwaa Gidinawemaaganinaadog provides and arranges an array of culturally based intensive helping and healing services to families that is...

 

The American Bumblebee Has Vanished From Eight States

The American bumblebee (Bombus pensylvanicus)-once abundant and found lazily floating around in grasslands, open prairies, and some urban areas throughout the United States-now face a rapidly declining population. According to a proposed rule released by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the species' population has dropped...

 

Sanford Bemidji offers additional vaccination events during October

BEMIDJI, Minn. – Due to high demand, Sanford Health is offering additional vaccination events during October at the Sanford Bemidji 1611 Anne Street Clinic to get the seasonal influenza (flu) and/or COVID-19 vaccinations (booster doses included). Events will be available at the following dates and times: • Saturday, Oct. 9 – 8 a.m.-Noon • Saturday, Oct. 16 – 8...

 

Sanford Park Rapids hosts sports physical blitz Oct. 21 & 22

PARK RAPIDS, Minn. – Sanford Park Rapids will host a sports physical blitz Thursday, Oct. 21 and Friday, Oct. 22, by appointment at the Sanford Park Rapids Clinic—110 Seventh St. W, Park Rapids, Minn. 56470. Sports physicals ensure student athletes are fit and ready to perform on the court, field or track. It can also help detect any potential injuries before they happen....

 

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