Red Lake Nation News - Babaamaajimowinan (Telling of news in different places)

Articles from the October 22, 2012 edition

Sorted by date  Results 26 - 48 of 48

Page Up



Russell Means is Near Death in South Dakota

RAPID CITY, SOUTH DAKOTA – Russell Means, Lakota, one of the American Indian Movement's most ardent warriors during the past 50 years, is near death in a Rapid City hospital....

 

CN citizen appointed NIEA executive director

WASHINGTON – The National Indian Education Association’s board of directors recently announced that Cherokee Nation citizen Ahniwake Rose is the associations’ new executive director....

 

Director of the Office of Indian Education: Who Is Joyce Silverthorne?

Since September 2011, the nation’s lead official on issues of Native American education has been Joyce A. Silverthorne, who succeeded Jenelle Leonard, the acting director since August 2010. Located in the Department of Education, the Office of Indian Education is responsible for supporting local educational agencies, Indian tribes and organizations to meet the academic needs...

 

New Website Details Painful Chapter in History, Addresses the U.S.-Dakota War of 1862

The Minnesota Historical Society has launched a website enriched with video, audio and interactive tools to illuminate a profoundly important time in Minnesota and U.S. history, the U.S.-Dakota War of 1862. Read more:http://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/2012/10/21/new-website-details-painful-chapter-in-history-addresses-the-u-s-dakota-war-of-1862-140158...

 

Kateri canonized at sunrise service at Vatican

VATICAN CITY — Some 80,000 pilgrims in flowered lei, feathered headdresses and other traditional garb flooded St. Peter's Square on Sunday as Pope Benedict XVI added seven more saints onto the roster of Catholic role models in a bid to reinvigorate the faith in parts of the world where it's lagging....

 

Kateri Tekakwitha named first Native American saint in Vatican ceremony

VATICAN CITY - She was known as Lily of the Mohawks, or the Pocahontas of the Catholic Church. But on Sunday, Kateri Tekakwitha went down in history as the first Native American saint....

 

Pope Benedict pledges respect for Native American culture at canonization of Kateri, 6 others

VATICAN CITY -- Tens of thousands of pilgrims, including Native Americans in tribal regalia, Hawaiians with leis and Bavarians in lederhosen, packed St. Peter’s Square on Sunday as Pope Benedict XVI canonized seven new saints, one a Mohawk who has long been an icon for Indians throughout the United States and Canada. Read more here: http://www.kansascity.c...

 

Pope names first Native American saint

(CNN) -- Sunday was a big day for Catholics in North America. Thousands of miles away in Rome, Pope Benedict XVI named 17th century Mohawk Kateri Tekakwitha the first Native American saint....

 

White House Delegation to Vatican Includes Mohawk Nun Who Brought Kateri Tekakwitha Miracle

A Mohawk nun is part of a Presidential delegation attending the canonization mass of Blessed Kateri Tekakwitha and Blessed Marianne Cope at the Vatican in Rome. Read more:http://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/2012/10/21/white-house-delegation-to-vatican-includes-mohawk-nun-who-brought-kateri-tekakwitha-miracle-141112 http://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork...

 

Toddler's death puts Tulalips' court in spotlight

TULALIP -- Tulalip tribal investigators are waiting on results from an autopsy of a young girl to determine who ultimately should prosecute the toddler's mother in an apparent case of neglect....

 

Viewers Respond to Dr. Phil Episode About Baby Veronica Custody Battle: Boycott the Anti-Native American Dr. Phil Show

In response to yesterday’s episode of the Dr. Phil Show that attacked the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) and undermined the significance of Native children remaining in their tribe and being immersed in their culture, a grassroots campaign to “Boycott the Anti-Native American Dr. Phil Show” was started on Facebook. Read more:http://indiancountrytodaym...

 

‘Indianthusiasm’: Romanticized ideas about First Nations life offer escapism for Germans

More than a century ago, as Germany was striving to match the imperial ambitions of the other European powers, the imaginations of its people were captured by the tales of Old Shatterhand, a German travelling the American frontier, and his loyal Apache guide, Winnetou....

 

Cops: Man Says Bigfoot Behind Winnebago Attack

OCTOBER 19--A Pennsylvania man today told police that a Bigfoot attacked his 1973 Winnebago motor home, smashing out windows and taillights with a fusillade of rocks....

 

Police need tips in serial killer case

The investigation into alleged serial killer Shawn Lamb is in need of tips from the public....

 

Winnipeg police murder investigation gets new information about accused drifter

WINNIPEG - Winnipeg police said Friday they have received new information in their investigation of a drifter accused of killing three aboriginal woman in separate incidents over the past year. Read more: http://www.leaderpost.com/news/Winnipeg+police+murder+investigation+gets+information+about/7416524/story.html#ixzz2A21riTkq...

 

Just How Hard Is It for a Navajo Elder to Get Voter ID? [VIDEO]

Obtaining a state-issued ID is a lot harder than some people might think. Agnes Laughter, an elder from the small rural town of Chilchinbeto on the Navajo Nation, tried time and time again. But Laughter, who only speaks Navajo, was told she didn’t have the right documentation. Determined to not be defeated, she enlisted the help of a dozen volunteers to help with gathering...

 

Federal Appeals Court will not hear Arapaho’s “reservation status” lawsuit unless Shoshone Tribe joins action

(Denver, Colo.) – A federal court of appeaìs has lett for another day a decision about the reservation status of lands north of the Big Wind River, including the City of Riverton, according to a news release from the Northern Arapaho Tribe. The ruling indicated the court would not hear the case unless the Eastern Shoshone Tribe joined in the lawsuit filed by the Northern...

 

Aboriginal leaders pan summit on native women

The inaugural National Day of Action to address missing and murdered Manitoba women was not without ceremony -- or controversy....

 

Shooting on Mill Creek Road Shakes up Community

A fun night in the woods quickly turned into a nightmare for four young Hoopa men who reportedly dodged bullets for several hours after they stumbled across the perimeter of a marijuana grow approximately eight to nine miles up Mill Creek Road....

 

State seeks information from Band regarding closed charter school

The Minnesota Department of Education is awaiting an inventory of $86,241.55 in equipment purchased for the Mille Lacs Band’s Pine Grove Leadership Academy east of Hinckley....

 

First Nation man tracks mother’s killer

A man from northwestern Ontario is on a mission to confront the person he believes killed his mother....

 

Woman Pleads Guilty to Embezzling $132,000 from Indian Tribe

(ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.) -- A 61-year-old woman has pleaded guilty to embezzling approximately $132,000 from an Indian tribal organization....

 

Two Native Community Development Financial Institutions Honored for Their Commitment to Helping Native Communities

San Antonio, TX. - Two Native community development financial institutions (CDFIs) were honored October 17th at the 2012 Native CDFI Awards Ceremony in recognition of their commitment to excellence in the Native CDFI industry. The Native CDFI Awards Ceremony is held in conjunction with 9th Annual Native CDFI Convening hosted by Opportunity Finance Network (OFN) and First Nation...

 

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2022