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Articles from the November 29, 2011 edition

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Jacob Mark Day

Jacob M. Day, 27, of Northome died on Wednesday, November 23, 2011 as a result of an auto accident in Funkley, Minnesota. A Gathering and Sharing Time will be from 5-8:00 P.M. Wednesday, November 30, 2011 at Cease Family Funeral Home of Blackduck. Honorary Pallbearers will be Chris Day, Mathew Isaac, Nathan Isaac, Ryan John,...

 

Correction: Rocori advances with 37-35 win over Hill-Murray - P5

Correction: Rocori advances with 37-35 win over Hill-Murray - P5...

 

Correction: Rocori advances with 37-35 win over Hill-Murray - P6

Correction: Rocori advances with 37-35 win over Hill-Murray - P6...

 

Correction: Rocori advances with 37-35 win over Hill-Murray - P7

Correction: Rocori advances with 37-35 win over Hill-Murray - P7...

 

Dawson-Boyd snares title - P-5

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-6

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-7

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-8

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...

 

Shacks and slop pails: infrastructure crisis on native reserves

Quebec may have its crumbling overpasses and Ontario its aging power plants, but there is no doubt that many of Canada's most glaring infrastructure problems are on aboriginal reserves....

 

REPUBLICANS SHOULD JOIN DEMOCRATS TO CUT TAXES FOR MIDDLE-CLASS FAMILIES INSTEAD OF MILLIONARIES AND BILLIONAIRES

Washington, D.C. – Nevada Senator Harry Reid made the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding the payroll tax legislation. Below are his remarks as prepared: I trust you had a safe and happy holiday. And I hope everyone is well rested, because we have a difficult work period ahead of us. We have much to do over the next few weeks, and Hanukah and the Christmas...

 
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Red Lake Youth Recreation Program Makes Challenge

The Red Lake Youth Recreation Program is donating $500.00 to the Red Lake Nation Toy Drive They are challenging all other Red Lake Nation Programs to do the same....

 

SENATE DEMOCRATS ANNOUNCE PLAN TO VOTE ON CASEY BILL TO STOP HUGE TAX HIKE FROM HITTING MIDDLE CLASS

Democrats’ Legislation Would Extend Tax Break For Workers, and Also Expand It To Include Employers; Vote Expected Later This Week Leading GOP Lawmakers, After Demanding Massive Tax Cuts For Wealthy in Debt Reduction Talks, Are Suddenly Cool To Renewing Tax Cuts That Help Middle Class Washington, DC—Today, U.S. Senator Harry Reid (D-NV) announced that the Senate is expected...

 

Census: American Indian populations are on the rise

FARMINGTON — Populations of American Indians and Alaska Natives are growing, both in numbers and in percentage of the total U.S. population. Once comprising less than one-half of 1 percent of the total population, the two groups are expected to reach 2 percent by 2050, according to 2010 Census data....

 

Mdewakanton Emergency Services Wins National EMS Award

Prior Lake, MN – Mdewakanton Emergency Services recently received the National Native American Emergency Medical Services Agency of the Year award for 2011. The award was presented November 10, 2011, by the National Native American Emergency Medical Services Association at their annual conference in Las Vegas, Nevada. EMT/firefighter and Lead Explorer Advisor Nate Crooks and...

 

Significant Leasing Reform will Spur Commercial, Residential and Renewable Energy Development on Indian Lands

WASHINGTON – Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar and Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs Larry Echo Hawk today announced a sweeping reform of federal surface leasing regulations for American Indian lands that will streamline the approval process for home ownership, expedite economic development and spur renewable energy development in Indian Country. The proposed rule...

 

A month after Attawapiskat cries out for help, outsiders flood in

A month after the First Nation community of Attawapiskat issued a cry for emergency help, outsiders are now flooding into the small James Bay reserve....

 

Attawapiskat reserve to get Red Cross aid

The Canadian Red Cross said Saturday it would send aid to the stricken northern Ontario community of Attawapiskat, which has declared a state of emergency and is facing an extreme housing shortage....

 

Officials investigate problems at Ontario reserve

OTTAWA - Government officials are now investigating a horrific housing crisis on a Northern Ontario reserve but critics say residents could die in the bitter cold waiting for help....

 

The rising toll of a ‘failed experiment’ with isolated reserves

Canadians are accustomed to the Red Cross sending emergency aid to Haiti and the Horn of Africa. They are less used to the organization sending blankets and winter clothing to impoverished native Canadians living in tents....

 

Ugly racism beef rocks Ottawa Inuit org

Morgan Hare, the former executive director of Tungasuvvingat Inuit , the Ottawa-based Inuit community centre, has launched a wrongful dismissal suit against TI....

 

First Nations salaries to be scrutinized

Politicians at all levels are forced to disclose their salaries for all to see. Now, a new piece of legislation will ensure First Nations leaders will have to do the same....

 

$2.1 million award in park ranger’s fatal shooting of Ramapough Indian

A jury in Hackensack awarded more than $2.1 million on Monday to the family of a Ramapough Indian who was fatally shot in Mahwah during a confrontation with a park ranger five years ago....

 

Women, aboriginals, new Canadians see rise in HIV

TORONTO — Toronto has more HIV and AIDS cases than ever before, with an estimated one in 120 adults in the city now HIV-positive, a new report suggested Monday. Read more: http://www.ctv.ca/CTVNews/Health/20111128/women-aboriginals-new-canadians-hiv-infections-111128/#ixzz1f6RIbKqQ...

 

High Schooler First Not Allowed, Then Allowed, to Wear Eagle Feather in Graduation Cap

The American Indian Religious Freedom Act (AIRFA) states, “It shall be the policy of the United States to protect and preserve for American Indians their inherent right of freedom to believe, express, and exercise…traditional religions…including but not limited to access to sites, use and possession of sacred objects, and the freedom to worship through ceremonials and...

 

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