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Articles from the November 28, 2011 edition

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Richard Lee Cobenais

Richard Lee Cobenais Sr. ”Sheshogii” was born in Redlake on January 1, 1942 the son of Baptiste & Doris Brown Cobenais. He grew up in Redlake. Then he traveled quite a bit across the U.S. Richard then moved to St. Paul and married Candace Bey and had three children (Richard Jr.,James and Tawnee) and later on he had another...

 

Benjamin Roy Black-Cloud Sr.

Benjamin Roy Black-Cloud Sr. married Ida Black on April 19, 2008 in Redby, Minnesota. He worked at RR Casino from 1999 – 2008. Benjamin enjoyed doing arts and crafts, working on cars, watching Sunday football and spending time with his children, grandchildren, family and friends. Benjamin Roy Black-Cloud Sr., age 48, journeyed...

 

Editorial: Include due process in school discipline

As sure as the sun rises in the east, some kids will get in trouble in school. Just ask high school assistant principals who spend their days dealing with incidents ranging from name calling in the hallways to weapons in backpacks....

 

Dawson-Boyd snares title

Evan Robertson couldn’t even stand on one leg after taking a helmet to the knee in last Saturday’s Class 1A semifinal victory. Coaches and players weren’t sure if he could play in Friday’s championship game until a few days ago. Read Story: http://www.mnfootballhub.com/news_article/show/115112?referre...

 

Dawson-Boyd snares title - P2

Evan Robertson couldn’t even stand on one leg after taking a helmet to the knee in last Saturday’s Class 1A semifinal victory. Coaches and players weren’t sure if he could play in Friday’s championship game until a few days ago. Read Story: http://www.mnfootballhub.com/news_article/show/115112?referre...

 

Dawson-Boyd snares title - P3

Evan Robertson couldn’t even stand on one leg after taking a helmet to the knee in last Saturday’s Class 1A semifinal victory. Coaches and players weren’t sure if he could play in Friday’s championship game until a few days ago. Read Story: http://www.mnfootballhub.com/news_article/show/115112?referre...

 

Dawson-Boyd snares title - P-4

Evan Robertson couldn’t even stand on one leg after taking a helmet to the knee in last Saturday’s Class 1A semifinal victory. Coaches and players weren’t sure if he could play in Friday’s championship game until a few days ago. Read Story: http://www.mnfootballhub.com/news_article/show/115112?referre...

 

Correction: Rocori advances with 37-35 win over Hill-Murray

Correction: Rocori advances with 37-35 win over Hill-Murray...

 

Correction: Rocori advances with 37-35 win over Hill-Murray - P2

Correction: Rocori advances with 37-35 win over Hill-Murray - P2...

 

Correction: Rocori advances with 37-35 win over Hill-Murray - P3

Correction: Rocori advances with 37-35 win over Hill-Murray - P3...

 

Correction: Rocori advances with 37-35 win over Hill-Murray - P4

Correction: Rocori advances with 37-35 win over Hill-Murray - P4...

 

American Indian children in Minnesota disproportionately placed in foster care

Increasingly, American Indian children in Minnesota are ending up in foster care, according to a study recently released by National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges. The study found that across the nation, children of color — especially African American and Native American children — are entering into foster care at higher proportions than the general...

 

High crop prices a threat to nature?

ZUMBROTA, MIN. -- The Indian grass that Larry Thomforde planted 15 years ago is up to his chin now -- tall gold spikes that sway in the sun as his dog, Gwynie, crashes through the field....

 

Turtle Mountain Tribal Council Bans Fracking

The Tribal Council of the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians has preemptively banned the oil extraction process known as fracking on reservation lands. The move followed a presentation to the Tribal Council by a group called No Fracking Way Turtle Mountain Tribe, according to the Minot Daily News. Read more:http://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/201...

 

Vegas trademark lawsuit

England’s Cavern Club, known as the birthplace of the Beatles, hit the international Hard Rock chain with a lawsuit Sunday in Las Vegas alleging trademark infringement....

 

First female tribe leader feels called to role

Wanda Batchelor made history when she was elected to lead the Washoe Tribe, the first woman ever to do so. Batchelor said a year into her position the transition has been a smooth one....

 

Honoring Native Americans in Literature

"There are plenty of "good" books -- well-written, exciting, from respected authors, much-loved by their readers, with well-developed characters -- that are inaccurate, stereotypical, fanciful, or just plain dehumanizing in their depiction of the Native characters," write Naomi Caldwell, Gabriella Kaye and Lisa Mitten in I is for Inclusion....

 

Echo Hawk opinion may have ‘drastic consequences’

TAHLEQUAH, Okla. – A Sept. 9 letter from Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs Larry Echo Hawk to Cherokee Nation officials states the Bureau of Indian Affairs has not approved the tribe’s 1999 Constitution or an amendment that led to its implementation....

 

Pilgrims Were Illegal Immigrants, Indians 99 Percenters

Did you know the Pilgrims were not only illegal immigrants, but part of that reviled economic elite known today as the one percent? At least according to Tulane professor and MSNBC contributor Melissa Harris-Perry. Read more: http://newsbusters.org/blogs/jack-coleman/2011/11/26/melissa-harris-perry-pilgrims-were-illegal-immigrants-indians-99-perce#ixzz1f0Npg...

 

Genocide and the Native American Experience

It was not until 1948 that a majority of the nations agreed upon a universal definition of genocide. This highly contested wording was not ratified by the United States until November of 1988, forty years after The Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide had been agreed to by world leaders. By the standards of this Convention historical policies of...

 

Unity - New tribal chair faces daunting tasks ahead

Paul Brooks sounded the right theme when he was sworn in as the new Lumbee tribal chairman last week. As he vowed to unite the more than 55,000 tribal members, Brooks asked everyone in the room to recite with him John F. Kennedy's famed "Ask not what your country can do for you ... " admonition....

 

'They will learn'

The year was 1967, and the tiny BIA school at Rock Point was foundering. Test scores were abysmal. Some teachers didn't even last a year. Student morale was low....

 

Annual healing run marks anniversary of the Sand Creek massacre

Some 200 miles and 147 years removed from one of the most famous massacres in American history, a group of about 100 American Indians and others trod through the streets of Denver on Saturday morning in remembrance of two words — Sand Creek....

 

Schaghticoke Meeting House Torched by Arson

KENT, Conn. – The only building on the Schaghticoke Tribal Nation’s reservation where tribal members could gather has been destroyed by fire. Read more:http://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/2011/11/26/schaghticoke-meeting-house-torched-by-arson-64780 http://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/2011/11/26/schaghticoke-meeting-house-torched-by-arson-6478...

 

Infighting and Porn Replaced Police Work

From infighting to porn-ogling, police conduct is coming under fire from within its own ranks before the British Columbia Missing Women of Inquiry, the panel investigating why serial killer Robert Pickton was able to murder women for years without detection. Read more:http://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/2011/11/23/infighting-and-porn-replaced-police-work-reports-64579...

 

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