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Articles from the November 20, 2013 edition

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 By Paula Quam    News    November 20, 2013

White Earth members approve new constitution

MAHNOMEN - It is a monumental milestone for the White Earth Reservation, as voters there said "yes" to an entirely new constitution. The mail-in votes were counted Tuesday night, with results showing 79 percent approval. Of the 3,492 ballots counted, 2,780 were in favor and 712 against. It was a voter turnout twice that of a...

 

2013 Tribal Economic Development Summit held at Northern Lights Casin- P5

Northern Minnesota Reservation Economic Development Summit. Red Lake, White Earth, and Leech Lake Tribes working together....

 

Red Lake High School Teen Health Fair

Red Lake High School Teen Health Fair on Lakeland News, November 15, 2013. http://youtu.be/VajBT0Ze9dw...

 

2013 Tribal Economic Development Summit held at Northern Lights Casin- P6

Northern Minnesota Reservation Economic Development Summit. Red Lake, White Earth, and Leech Lake Tribes working together....

 

2013 Tribal Economic Development Summit held at Northern Lights Casin- P7

Northern Minnesota Reservation Economic Development Summit. Red Lake, White Earth, and Leech Lake Tribes working together....

 

Red Lake Halloween Night 2013 - P43

Winners of Treet Street Contests Booth contest: 1st to 4th, Housing authority, St. Mary's, RLNC Student Council, Mark Kingbird Family. Youth Costume 1st to 4th: Marv Schoenborn Jr as Gene Simmons, A. Taylor as Minecraft, Darin Roy as "Wilson", Cat in a Hat Adult Costumes: Vampire Bride - Shari Johnson, Fat Bastard - Cheryl...

 

Red Lake Halloween Night 2013 - P44

Winners of Treet Street Contests Booth contest: 1st to 4th, Housing authority, St. Mary's, RLNC Student Council, Mark Kingbird Family. Youth Costume 1st to 4th: Marv Schoenborn Jr as Gene Simmons, A. Taylor as Minecraft, Darin Roy as "Wilson", Cat in a Hat Adult Costumes: Vampire Bride - Shari Johnson, Fat Bastard - Cheryl...

 

Red Lake Halloween Night 2013 - P43

Winners of Treet Street Contests Booth contest: 1st to 4th, Housing authority, St. Mary's, RLNC Student Council, Mark Kingbird Family. Youth Costume 1st to 4th: Marv Schoenborn Jr as Gene Simmons, A. Taylor as Minecraft, Darin Roy as "Wilson", Cat in a Hat Adult Costumes: Vampire Bride - Shari Johnson, Fat Bastard - Cheryl...

 

Red Lake Halloween Night 2013 - P46

Winners of Treet Street Contests Booth contest: 1st to 4th, Housing authority, St. Mary's, RLNC Student Council, Mark Kingbird Family. Youth Costume 1st to 4th: Marv Schoenborn Jr as Gene Simmons, A. Taylor as Minecraft, Darin Roy as "Wilson", Cat in a Hat Adult Costumes: Vampire Bride - Shari Johnson, Fat Bastard - Cheryl...

 

MIDEAST MEETS MIDWEST IN NEW, HISTORIC FASHION PROJECT

This fall, twenty Twin Cities teens are partnering with twenty Palestinian teens in Jerusalem to study fashion, history and culture and ultimately mount two fashion shows in spring 2014. Developed by the Minnesota Historical Society, Design Diaries International is part of the Museums Connect program, an initiative of the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Educational and...

 

Vapiing debated, Beltrami County Board votes 3-2 to revise tobacco ordinances

BEMIDJI — Proponents and opponents of vaping from Bemidji, Big Lake, Bagley and Mankato were among the crowd that filled the commissioners room at the county administration building Tuesday night in Bemidji. In a 3-to-2 vote, the second reading of proposed revisions to the county’s tobacco ordinances passed....

 

Daniel WoundedKnee

Daniel WoundedKnee March 30, 1971 - Tuesday, November 19, 2013 Daniel Alan Wounded Knee was born to Suzanne Crow and Spencer Wounded Knee in Chamberlain, SD on March 30, 1971. Daniel loved basketball, Brett Favre, hunting, fishing, and fast cars. He believed in civic duty and supporting his people. Daniel served in the U. S....

 

Xcel Energy printing error releases personal info

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Xcel Energy Inc. says account information from thousands of customers in Minnesota and South Dakota was inadvertently shared on other customers' bills....

 

For lawmakers, a gold-plated health insurance exchange

WASHINGTON – Members of Congress like to boast that they will have the same health care enrollment experience as constituents struggling with the balky federal website, because the law they wrote forced lawmakers to get coverage from the new insurance exchanges....

 

Minnesota's expungement laws targeted

From fair-housing advocates to felons, dozens of people lined up Tuesday to tell lawmakers that laws designed to give reformed offenders a second chance are failing and should be overhauled....

 

FDA cautions pet owners about raw diets

The Food and Drug Administration is cautioning pet owners about feeding their animals raw diets, warning that those who do may have a higher risk of getting infected with salmonella and listeria monocytogenes....

 

Field report: Minnesota deer harvest down 6 percent from 2012

Hunters have killed 129,000 deer so far during Minnesota’s firearms deer season — down about 6 percent from this time last year. Officials believe windy conditions are primarily responsible for the reduced harvest....

 

Slow-poke generation? Kids around the world are less fit than their parents were, study finds

DALLAS — Today's kids can't keep up with their parents. An analysis of studies on millions of children around the world finds they don't run as fast or as far as their parents did when they were young....

 

Doctors defend new advice on preventing heart attacks

DALLAS – Heart experts who wrote new guidelines for preventing heart attacks and strokes are defending a formula that some doctors say overestimates risk for certain groups....

 

Mass Disenrollment Hits the Confederated Tribes of the Grand Ronde by Mia Prickett

Grand Ronde, OR – Up to 1,000 members (nearly 20% of the membership) of the Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde Community of Oregon will be receiving letters of potential disenrollment, resulting in what could be the largest termination of American Indian citizenship in United States history....

 

Tax Sugar to Save Lives

We see evidence of sugar’s devastating health effects every day. Take a close look. Over there it’s rotting a child’s teeth, over there it’s taking a diabetic’s foot, and, hey, over there it’s costing the clinic thousands of dollars to treat preventable conditions. What can we do about it? A great place to start is implementing a single policy that will reduce...

 

Taste of Sovereignty: The Need to Protect Tribal Food Systems

Currently, the Federal Drug Administration (FDA) is proposing food safety regulations (proposed produce safety rules) on food businesses that will have chilling and devastating effects on tribal food businesses. The FDA has not provided transparent and meaningful tribal input, yet these proposed produce safety regulations will directly impact the economic and political health...

 

Prosecutors seek $944,000 from former Blackfeet chair

HELENA — Federal prosecutors say a former Blackfeet tribal chairman lied to claim part of a settlement with Native American farmers who were denied access to U.S. Department of Agriculture loans....

 

"Trail of Tears" Signs Mocking Genocide at Multiple High Schools Point to Epidemic of Racism and Insensitivity Against Native Americans

Racism against Native Americans seems to be becoming an epidemic. Social media is giving Native Americans a platform to challenge acts of racism, but just as these acts are denounced, more instances occur. Many perpetrators are just plain racist, others, blissfully ignorant....

 

Beyond the So-Called First Thanksgiving: 5 Children's Books That Set the Record Straight

It’s November, a time of year that many parents, teachers, and librarians look forward to giving children books about what is commonly—and erroneously—called “The First Thanksgiving.” Others seek books that counter the narrative of Pilgrims and Indians warmly sharing a meal together, and still others want to avoid that disingenuous feel-good story altogether and...

 

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