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Articles from the November 27, 2015 edition

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Community Meeting Held at Red Lake

The third round of Red Lake Nation Chairman's Community Meetings began at 6 PM, Monday November 22, 2015, at Red Lake Nation Tribal College. Due to competing events, about 30 community members joined Chairman Darrell G. Seki, Sr. and Treasurer Annette Johnson. The first Chairman's Community meeting was held at Little Rock on Thu...

 

Knights of Columbus Gift Winter Coats to Ponemah Kids

Members of the Knights of Columbus Council #1544 (KC's) of Bemidji traveled to the Ponemah Elementary School and the Head Start Program in Ponemah on Wednesday, November 25, 2015, to distribute 60 new winter coats to kids who needed them. A delegation made up of KC's, law enforcement and elected officials participated in the...

 

Red Lake students meet Chelsea Clinton

A BSU staff member and two high school students from Red Lake met with Chelsea Clinton at a signing of her new book, "It's Your World," on Friday in St. Paul. Clinton's book includes a mention of Girls Who Code, a nonprofit program meant to inspire high-school aged girls to learn computing and coding skills and, ultimately,...

 

Red Lake, Leech Lake flags rise up at Beltrami County Courthouse - P2

BEMIDJI -- Flags representing the Red Lake Band of Chippewa and the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe joined those of the United States and Minnesota on Tuesday, marking the start of their presence in Beltrami County courtrooms. Both flags were set in place in one of the Beltrami County courtrooms during a ceremony which Chief Judge...

 

BSU's summer Ojibwe immersion camp earns national award

BEMIDJI -- BSU’s Ojibwe language summer camp — Ojibwemowin Niibinishi Gabeshi — that offers an opportunity for students to become immersed in Ojibwe culture, has won the Innovative Award for Non-Credit Programs from the North American Association of Summer Sessions, the university announced this week. Jan Yopp, the association’s committee chair for creative and...

 

Photo-shoot of the 2015-16 Red Lake Warriors and Lady Warriors - P6

Photo-shoot of the 2015-16 Red Lake Warriors and Lady Warriors on Thursday, November 19, 2015. 2015 NCTC Boys Holiday Tournament - December 7th, 8th and 10th: http://www.redlakenationnews.com/story/2015/11/19/sports/2015-nctc-boys-holiday-tournament-december-7th-8th-and-10th/41321.html 015 NCTC Girls Holiday Tournament -...

 

Red Lake Warriors win Home Opener with Blackduck 75-64 - P2

Red Lake Warriors win Home Opener with Blackduck 75-64 Junior Varsity, 7th and 8th Grade Boys also victorious...

 

Halloween Night 2015 in Red Lake - P34

Halloween Night 2015 in Red Lake - P34...

 

Red Lake Warriors win Home Opener with Blackduck 75-64 - Set 2 - P2

Red Lake Warriors win Home Opener with Blackduck 75-64 Junior Varsity, 7th and 8th Grade Boys also victorious...

 

Halloween Night 2015 in Red Lake - Set 2 - P34

Halloween Night 2015 in Red Lake - Set 2 - P34...

 

Ponemah Labor Day Pow Wow - Saturday Afternoon Session - P61

The Ponemah Labor Day Pow Wow was held on the weekend of September 4, 2015....

 

Ponemah Labor Day Pow Wow - Friday Evening Session - P61

The Ponemah Labor Day Pow Wow was held on the weekend of September 4, 2015...

 

Red Lake Chemical Health sponsors 5K Color Walk/Fun Run for Recovery - P44

RED LAKE - On Tuesday, September 29, 2015, Red Lake Chemical Health sponsored a 5K Color Walk/Fun Run for Recovery. Registration began at 9 AM, with T-shirts going to the first 100 participants, and the event kicked off at 10 AM on the road by the Red Lake Boys and Girls Club. Walkers and runners went through the Red Lake...

 

Bemidji second-grader lands 55-inch muskie during birthday trip

Jeremy Tieken has always wanted to go muskie fishing because he hadn’t caught one yet. That all changed Nov. 1. He and his father, Daniel, went out on an area lake with Kevin Cochran’s Musky Guide Service out of Bemidji for Jeremy’s eighth birthday. “He is very passionate and has a skill level above average for an 8-year-old fisherman,” his dad said....

 

It's safe to go shopping, but not ice fishing

The firearms deer season is over in the Bemidji area, but bow hunters are allowed to continue deer hunting until Dec. 31. There are also an increasing number of deer hunters who prefer the solitude of hunting later in the season and will hunt the muzzleloader deer season, which begins Saturday and runs through Dec. 13. Deer hunting with a muzzleloader is a one-shot...

 
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Red Lake Trading Post & Ponemah Market Christmas Giveaway Official Rules

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Lake Calhoun name change prompts much debate, little movement

Months into a revived debate over the name of Lake Calhoun in Minneapolis, there’s been lots of heat but not much progress toward resolving whether to substitute a Dakota or other name. Still, on Thanksgiving, which prompts many Americans to reflect on the history of white settlers and the native population they encountered, there’s been some clarification of how the issue...

 

Minn. political leaders struggle to fix constitutionally questionable sex offender policy

Two years before Gov. Mark Dayton said that he “strongly believed” in the constitutionality of Minnesota’s legally questionable sex offender incarcerations, the DFL governor just as strongly criticized the program for practices he said left many offenders “warehoused forever” beyond their prison terms. This week, U.S. District Judge Donovan Frank rejected the...

 

Former Dane County sheriff's deputy who killed wife, sister seeks release from institution

MADISON, Wis. — A former Dane County sheriff's deputy who shot and killed his wife and her sister last year is asking to be released from the mental institution where he's committed. Andrew Steele, 41, had pleaded guilty to two counts of intentional homicide for the Aug. 22, 2014, shooting deaths of his 39-year-old wife, Ashlee Steele, and her sister, 38-year-old Kacee...

 

1 person dies in Minn. crash; wintry weather impacts travelers

The first measurable snowfall of the season blanketed the Twin Cities on Thursday, adding a wintry feel to the Thanksgiving holiday and making for slippery roads in some areas. As of 9 p.m. Thursday, the Minnesota State Patrol had reported 133 crashes across the state, including one that was fatal, 31 that resulted in injuries, 21 rollovers and 64 that involved vehicles...

 

White House undergoes Thanksgiving Day lockdown after man draped in American flag jumps fence

WASHINGTON — A man draped in an American flag climbed over the fence at the White House on Thursday, prompting a lockdown as the first family celebrated Thanksgiving. The man was immediately apprehended and taken into custody pending criminal charges, the Secret Service said in a statement. The incident took place about 2:45 p.m. EST. http://www.startribun...

 

Possible ban on Native American mascots could be costly to Colorado schools

As Coloradans around the state gather today to enjoy Thanksgiving football, another group is planning to determine how to handle schools that use mascots some say disparage Native Americans. Some schools with potentially offensives mascots fear any commission recommendations for legislation or other action will cost them and their taxpayers money better used for teaching...

 

Action needed to protect indigenous women from serial killers, minister says

The targeting of Canada’s aboriginal women by serial killers demands specific action to protect them from “sick and dangerous” people who have found novel ways to seek out their victims, the federal Indigenous Affairs Minister says. In an interview with The Globe and Mail on Thursday, Carolyn Bennett deemed it “hugely important” that the country now has a clearer...

 

Ruling in N.L. residential schools says Canada 'abused process'

A judge in St. John's has ruled that the federal government has abused the process in a class action lawsuit involving former residents of residential schools in Newfoundland and Labrador. Judge Robert Stack, of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland and Labrador, awarded costs to the province of Newfoundland and Labrador and the more than 1,000 people in the class action who claim...

 

7 thoughtful ways to be an ally to Native Americans on Thanksgiving (and beyond)

The story behind Thanksgiving is one that has been twisted into fairy tale. The real history of Thanksgiving is one of disease and enslavement demolishing indigenous populations. Europeans came to what is now the state of Connecticut and killed 700 indigenous people during their annual Green Corn Festival, which was their Thanksgiving, in 1637. The slaughter, according to the...

 

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