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Articles from the October 21, 2011 edition

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Aldric Earl Rushman Sr.

Aldric Rushman Sr., 49, of Shevlin, MN, died Wednesday, October 19, 2011 at his home in Shevlin. Traditional Funeral Services will be 10:00 am, Sunday, October 23, 2011 at the Ponemah Community Center in Ponemah, MN with Spiritual Leader Steve Jackson officiating. A wake will begin at 4:00pm, Friday, October 21, 2011 at the Ponemah Community Center and will continue until the...

 
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BREAST CANCER AWARENESS WALK - FRIDAY, OCT. 21, 2011

BREAST CANCER AWARENESS WALK FRIDAY, OCTOBER 21st Meet at Walking Shield Road – Highway 89 at 10:00am WALK from WALKING SHIELD ROAD - HIGHWAY 89 - HIGHWAY 1 - RED LAKE COMMUNITY CENTER ENJOY HOT BOWL OF SOUP/SANDWICH PRIZES TO THOSE WHO WALKED. INFORMATION PROVIDED TO THE PUBLIC CONCERNING SELF BREAST EXAMINATIONS, MAMMOGRAMS AND MORE PRIZES. CANCER DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE....

 
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The Saint Paul Foundation Seeks Nominations for Facing Race Ambassador Awards

(Saint Paul, Minn.) – As part of its ongoing effort to create a more equitable, just and open community, The Saint Paul Foundation’s Facing Race anti-racism initiative has issued a call for nominations for its sixth annual Ambassador Awards. The awards were created to recognize people in the region who are committed to building a community in which everyone feels safe,...

 

Echo Hawk’s Statement on the new Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation

WASHINGTON – Assistant Secretary-Indian Affairs Larry Echo Hawk issued the following statement today on the election of the new Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation: “I would like to extend my sincere congratulations to Bill John Baker as he is officially sworn in to the position of the Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation. I also congratulate the citizens of the...

 

Red Lake Hospital holds Mass Vaccination Drill

The Red Lake Hospital held a mass vaccination drill on Thursday, October 20, 2011, between 1 PM and 2 PM., offering flu shots at the same time for both adults and children. Those participating in the drill received a "Goody Bag" what contained digital thermometers, Temp-Qwik thermometers, measuring items for liquid medicines, ha...

 

Community Appreciation Feast held at Red Lake High School

A Community Appreciation Feast was held on Tuesday, October 18, 2011 from 5 PM - 7 PM at the Red Lake High School. About 160 members of the community were in attendance, which featured baked white fish, wild rice, hominy, boiled potatoes, cole slaw, blueberries and strawberries, and fresh bread. Bingo games were played, along...

 

Community Appreciation Feast held at Red Lake High School - P2

A Community Appreciation Feast was held on Tuesday, October 18, 2011 from 5 PM - 7 PM at the Red Lake High School. About 160 members of the community were in attendance, which featured baked white fish, wild rice, hominy, boiled potatoes, cole slaw, blueberries and strawberries, and fresh bread. Bingo games were played, along...

 

21 Youth Participate in Three Day Hunting Camp

Twenty-one Red Lake youth, both boys and girls, took part in Red Lake Chemical Health's annual Hunting Camp which began after school on Wednesday, October 19, 2011. The group traveled to the camp site near the Rock Dam area on the River Road where they would remain until Friday, October 21. During those three days the group...

 

21 Youth Participate in Three Day Hunting Camp - P2

Twenty-one Red Lake youth, both boys and girls, took part in Red Lake Chemical Health's annual Hunting Camp which began after school on Wednesday, October 19, 2011. The group traveled to the camp site near the Rock Dam area on the River Road where they would remain until Friday, October 21. During those three days the group...

 

21 Youth Participate in Three Day Hunting Camp - P3

Twenty-one Red Lake youth, both boys and girls, took part in Red Lake Chemical Health's annual Hunting Camp which began after school on Wednesday, October 19, 2011. The group traveled to the camp site near the Rock Dam area on the River Road where they would remain until Friday, October 21. During those three days the group...

 

International Commission Hearing On Violence Against Native Women in the U.S.

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The epidemic proportions of violence against Native women in the United States continues to gain global attention. The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights will hold a hearing on Oct. 25, 2011 at 10:15 a.m. at the General Secretariat Building of the Organizations of American States (OAS) in Washington, D.C. The Commission is an autonomous organ of the...

 

Echo Hawk Congratulates BIA OJS Recipients of U.S. Attorney General Award

WASHINGTON – Assistant Secretary-Indian Affairs Larry Echo Hawk today congratulated four Bureau of Indian Affairs employees who have received one of the U.S. Attorney General’s highest awards for their work investigating the death of an American Indian teenager on the Wind River Indian Reservation in Wyoming last year. The...

 

New topics, including bullying, for teachers at MEA

Turning out 10,000-strong for the annual fall conference sponsored by Education Minnesota, state teachers took advantage of a chance to network and receive training that has in some cases fallen victim to district budget cuts....

 

Senate blocks jobs package to hire teachers and firefighters

WASHINGTON - Nine days after President Obama's $447 billion jobs package was blocked in the Senate, a key plank of the plan that would provide $35 billion to states to hire teachers and first responders suffered the same fate late Thursday....

 

Largest study yet finds no link between cancer, cellphones

Danish researchers can offer some reassurance if you're concerned about your cellphone: Don't worry. Your device is probably safe....

 

Elouise Cobell, 65, Dies; Sued U.S. Over Indian Trust Funds

Elouise Cobell, a heroine to American Indians for leading a 15-year legal battle that ended with the federal government’s agreeing to pay $3.4 billion in compensation for mismanagement of Indian trust funds since the late 1800s, died on Sunday in Great Falls, Mont. She was 65 and lived on the Blackfeet reservation near Browning, Mont....

 

Minnesota redistricting plan calls for shakeup of political borders

Forty-two Minnesota legislators - more than one in five incumbents - would lose their seats or be forced to move under a plan to redraw the state's political boundaries that a bipartisan citizens' commission will submit to the state's five-judge redistricting panel today....

 

Native American elder rights, students with disabilities among ESEA highlights

During day two of the HELP committee markup to approve the major K-12 education law meant to replace No Child Left Behind, senators proposed various amendments that addressed teacher requirements for Native American school lessons, testing standards for students with disabilities and classroom apprenticeship programs. The pace of the sessions have sped up, as well, following...

 

Broadband Infrastructure to Rural Areas is on the Move at the Broadband Breakfast Club

WASHINGTON, October 21, 2011 – Rural broadband providers, national union members, federal agency officials and state broadband administrators squared off on Tuesday at the Broadband Breakfast Club’s keynote and panel presentations on “Bringing Broadband Infrastructure to Rural Areas: Where is the Progress?...

 

Discrimination Complaint Trial Set for Alleged Native Racial Remarks

The former director of economic development for a metro Denver community is persevering in a lawsuit centering on her support for a Dine’ employee and other issues which she contends triggered retaliation by city officials....

 

Police not responsible for isolating prostitutes, inquiry told

The Vancouver Police Department's decades-long campaign to move sex workers into the darkest, dirtiest streets of the city's Downtown Eastside was only in response to a law that intended to keep prostitutes out of sight, the force's lawyer told a public inquiry Thursday....

 

Will There Be Justice in a ‘Sundown Town’?

FRESNO, Calif. – Four months after Patty Dawson was chased and beaten by three suspects believed to be associated with white supremacists, she faced her alleged attacker, Jennifer Devette Fraser, in court for the first time on October 17....

 

Expected lifespan shorter for aboriginals than all others: StatsCan report

TORONTO - A new study on expected lifespans in Canada shows aboriginal men and women may live substantially shorter lives than other Canadians....

 

Neb. schools report reveals wide racial gap

Black, Hispanic and American Indian students in Nebraska's public schools are trailing their peers in math, according to a breakdown of statewide test results released Wednesday. Read more: http://www.beatricedailysun.com/news/state-and-regional/article_43c1314b-dc62-549a-9033-d8d71fc15be3.html#ixzz1bQ9JNM00...

 

13,800-year-old Mastodon kill site in Washington: New window on lives of first Americans

Other scientists scoffed when Carl Gustafson claimed he had evidence that Stone Age people were hunting mastodons 14,000 years ago in the Pacific Northwest....

 

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