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Articles from the April 19, 2013 edition

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RESPECTED OJIBWE ELDER RETIRES AFTER 37+ YEARS

Minneapolis American Indian Center celebrates the career of Frances Fairbanks, former Executive Director Minneapolis, MN, April 16, 2013: Several noted dignitaries will be at the Minneapolis American Indian Center (MAIC) on Friday, April 19, 2013 at an honoring luncheon to celebrate the career of Frances Fairbanks, former MAIC...

 

Students and staff of Oshkiimaajitahdah in Redby take the National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC) exam

Students and staff of Oshkiimaajitahdah in Redby take the National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC) exam on April 16th, while Angele Hartell from the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) looks on. Individuals can earn the NCRC by taking three WorkKeys assessments: Applied Mathematics, Locating...

 
 By Michael Meuers    News    April 19, 2013

Stand Against Sexual Violence Walk To Be Held at Red Lake

Sponsored by Equay Wiigamig (Women's Shelter) of Red Lake concerned citizens will do an anti-sexual violence walk at Red Lake on Wednesday, April 24, 2013. In what organizers bill as the "Protect Your Spirit Stand Against Violence Walk," participants will begin a walk at the junction of Hwy. #89 and #1 and end Seven Clans...

 
 By Michael Meuers    News    April 19, 2013

Healthy Homes Theme for Red Lake's Aki Giizhigad

"Healthy Homes" is the theme for Aki Giizhigad (Earth Day) events at Red Lake on Thursday, April 25, 2013. All events are being held at the Seven Clans Casino Event Center at Red Lake beginning with an opening address and lunch at 11:30 a.m. with activities concluding at 3:30 p.m. Learning about arsenic in drinking water and...

 

Increase proposed for Indian Health Service budget

President Obama’s proposed fiscal year 2014 budget authority for the Indian Health Service includes a 2.9 percent increase. The proposed IHS budget appropriation request is $4.4 billion. This is a $124 million increase over the FY 2012 appropriation. Tribal consultation is fundamental to the IHS budget process, and the proposed budget incorporates tribal priorities and recomm...

 

House Passes Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture Bill with Increases to Support Farming and Fighting Invasive Species

ST. PAUL, MN – DFL lawmakers in the Minnesota House of Representatives passed an Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture omnibus bill today on a vote of 69 to 61. The bill invests an additional $1.7 million in the Minnesota Department of Agriculture, strengthens the Department of Natural Resources’ ability to monitor shrinking groundwater and surface water levels...

 

Youth Basketball Action from Last Month

Youth Basketball Action from Last Month...

 

Youth Basketball Action from Last Month - P2

Youth Basketball Action from Last Month - P2...

 

Out and About on April 18, 2013

Out and About on April 18, 2013...

 
 By Joe Froemming    News    April 19, 2013

American Indian Student Awards Recognition Banquet held

Many attended the 33rd Annual American Indian Student Recognition Awards Banquet Thursday night in the Beaux Arts Ballroom at BSU. The keynote address was given by Dave Anderson, who served as the head of the federal Bureau of Indian Affairs from 2004 to 2005 and is the founder of the Famous Dave’s restaurant chain. Joe...

 

New Social Studies Standards Adopted

ROSEVILLE – New social studies standards that were developed and unanimously approved by a committee of educators, parents, business and government representatives have been approved by Education Commissioner Brenda Cassellius and Governor Mark Dayton. This clears the way for the Minnesota Department of Education to move forward to complete the remaining steps in the formal r...

 

Out and About on April 18, 2013 - P2

Out and About on April 18, 2013 - P2...

 
 Events   

Albert Belleview presentation and demonstration of art created as part of his R2AC/McKnight Career Development Fellowship

Albert Belleveau, 2012 recipient of the Region 2 Arts Council/McKnight Career Development Fellowship, will have his new art on display for the public and discuss conceptual and physical processes used in creating these sculptures. The sculptures were created as a result of his fellowship research of ancient art. Artist dialog, question and answer period and Rock Iron Art...

 

Letter to the Editor: Minnesota Renewable Energy Standard (RES) Does Not Increase Electric Bills for Most in MN

Response to: http://www.redlakenationnews.com/story/2013/03/22/news/beltrami-electric-legislative-call-to-action/10151.html Boujou! In a recent letter to the Red Lake Nation News, Ms. Nieuwsma of Beltrami Electric Co-Operative asserts that renewable energy has caused electricity prices to rise. As a member of the Board of Directors of Wind On the Wires (WOW), based in St....

 

FBI releases photos of suspects in Boston bombing

BOSTON (AP) — The FBI released photos and video Thursday of two suspects in the Boston Marathon bombing and asked for the public's help in identifying them, zeroing in on the two men on surveillance-camera footage less than three days after the deadly attack....

 

New Beltrami County Sheriff's Office affiliation to help investigation of child predators

BEMIDJI – The term “task force,” originally coined by the Royal Navy to describe small groups of vessels charged with a specific task, has taken on a life of its own stateside and elsewhere....

 

Trinidad M. Flores

Trinidad Miguel Flores, age 16, of Minneapolis journeyed to the spirit world on Wednesday, April 17, 2013. Funeral services are scheduled for Monday, April 22, 2013 at Minneapolis Indian Center, 1530 East Franklin Avenue, Mpls 55404. All night wakes will begin on Friday, April 19, 2013 at 4:00 PM through Sunday. Interment at Hillside Cemetery, Minneapolis...

 

1 of 2 Boston bomb suspects dead after shootout; suburbs locked down west of city amid search

WATERTOWN, Mass. - One of two suspects in the Boston Marathon bombing is dead after the killing of a university officer and a shootout with police, and a massive manhunt is underway for the other, authorities said early Friday....

 

Gov. Dayton leads the call at Capitol to legalize same-sex marriage

Gov. Mark Dayton made an impassioned case Thursday that same-sex couples should be allowed to marry in Minnesota, kicking off a frigid outdoor Capitol rally that intensified pressure on legislators to pass a marriage measure....

 

Minn. confirms 2 more flu-related deaths

ST. PAUL, Minn. - Minnesota has confirmed two more flu-related deaths, bringing the state's influenza death toll to 190 so far this season....

 

Honda recalling nearly 205,000 SUVs, minivans in US and Canada to fix problem with shifters

DETROIT - Honda is recalling nearly 205,000 minivans and SUVs in the U.S. and Canada to fix a problem with the automatic shifters....

 

National Service Agency Announces AmeriCorps Funding Opportunities for Indian Tribes

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) today announced that Indian Tribes now have the opportunity to apply for funding that would position them to identify ways that AmeriCorps members could help them tackle the unique challenges facing Native American communities. The AmeriCorps planning grants provide up to $75,000 for a one-year...

 

Kissing cousins? App helps Icelanders avoid accidental incest

REYKJAVIK, Iceland - You meet someone, there's chemistry, and then come the introductory questions: What's your name? Come here often? Are you my cousin?...

 

Study: Noninvasive test for colon cancer effective

A new, noninvasive screening test can detect most cases of colorectal cancer and also many precancerous polyps, potentially helping to sharply reduce the death toll from the disease, according to results of a study released on Thursday....

 

Once-lost American Indian portraits go on display

BEMIDJI, Minn. - The old photographs and glass plates lay abandoned, dirty and dusty for years before David Cooper found them in his parent's photo studio. It turned out they were shot by Danish emigre Niels Larson Hakkerup, who set up shop in Bemidji around 1900 and is considered one of the leading portrait photographers of American Indians. The once-lost images have now gone...

 

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