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Articles from the November 30, 2011 edition

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Red Lake High School Student Council Members Donate Food to Homeless Shelter

On Tuesday, November 29, 2011, the Red Lake High School Student Council delivered food items and cash they received during a food drive they sponsored last month. Student Council members making the delivery were Marie Chaboyea, Jaylyn Isham, Russell Kingbird, Sara Mountain and Alyss Mountain, along with student council adviser,...

 

Redby assault leads to prison term

A 26-year-old Red Lake man received 12½ years in prison Tuesday for an assault near the Redby Post Office in 2010. Joseph Joshua Jackson was sentenced in U.S. District Court in St. Paul for one count of assault with a dangerous weapon and one count of discharging a firearm during the commission of a violent crime. Last January, Jackson pleaded guilty, admitting he kicked a...

 

TWELVE HOUR MANHUNT RESULTS IN ARREST OF THREE

On November 28, 2011 at 11:58 PM, The Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of gunfire in the downtown area of Turtle River. Deputies responded to a location in Turtle River to investigate the complaint; however no one would answer the door. Subsequently, a car sped from the scene resulting in a pursuit. The...

 

University of Minnesota, Morris students Ranelli and Thompson honored with 2011 University of Minnesota Scholarly Excellence in Equity and Diversity Awards

Summary: The award recognizes University students who are doing outstanding equity, social justice, and diversity work through academics and/or community service. Morris, Minn., November 29, 2011—University of Minnesota, Morris students Luciana Ranelli and Ashleigh Thompson were honored with 2011 University of Minnesota...

 
 Events   

FRYBREAD TACO/GARAGE SALE - 12-1-2011 AND 12-2-2011

FRYBREAD TACO/GARAGE SALE TIME: 10:A.M.-4:00P.M. DATE: 12-1-2011 AND 12-2-2011 PLACE: RED LAKE URBAN OFFICE 211 E 2ND ST. DULUTH MN. 55805 PHONE: 218-624 4418 WILL DELIVER 4 OR MORE TACOS $7.OO & A POP/CHILLI N FRYBREAD $4.OO/WILDRICE HOTDISH $3.OO WE ARE TRYING TO RAISE MONEY FOR OUR TOYS FOR TOTS FOR BAND MEMBERS IN THE...

 
 By Steve Wagner    News    November 30, 2011

Manhunt leads to arrests: One suspect remains on the lam after Turtle River gunfire report

A citizen’s tip Tuesday helped Beltrami County deputies arrest two men after a 12-hour manhunt, but the search for another suspect continues. About 35 law enforcement officers searched for suspects after receiving a call about automatic gunfire in Turtle River late Monday. Beltrami County Sheriff Phil Hodapp said Tuesday’s...

 

Red Lake Toy Drive

Red Lake Tribal Treasurer Darrell G. Seki, Sr. and his staff have taken on the charge to try and find toys for the kids at Red Lake. You may be hearing a radio commercial that Darrell recorded asking for donations of toys for Red Lake’s kids. In return for a $5 unwrapped gift or more, you will receive a coupon for a $5 play at Seven Clans Casinos. Audio: As the holidays...

 

NCAI Expresses Support for Interior’s Proposed Leasing Reforms for Tribal Lands and Renewable Energy Development

WASHINGTON, DC – The National Congress of American Indians (NCAI) welcomed Monday’s news from the Department of Interior (DOI) regarding proposed reforms to outdated lease regulations obstructing tribal economic and renewable energy development. The proposed lease reforms would streamline the leasing process on tribal lands and clear the way for tribally driven renewable...

 

Warroad Outguns Red Lake Girls 49-21 in First Game of Season

Warroad Outguns Red Lake Girls 49-21 in First Game of Season...

 

Shakopee Mdewakanton Donate $755,500 to Support Indian Education

Prior Lake, MN – Since the youth of today are the leaders of tomorrow, the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community made donations totaling $755,500 to support education programs, both locally and throughout Indian Country. The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community recently donated $585,000 to the American Indian College Fund (Denver, Colorado) for Native student scholarships as...

 

Dawson-Boyd snares title - P-9

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-10

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-11

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...

 

Bemidji football: Larson, Rutledge, Woods, Bofferding and Hendricks earn All-State honors

Brandon Larson, Cody Rutledge and Carey Woods of the Bemidji High School football team were named to the Associated Press All State second team Tuesday and teammates James Bofferding and Mitchell Hendricks were selected to the honorable mention squad....

 

Dayton joins fight on bullying

Gov. Mark Dayton will appoint a task force to explore the best methods used nationwide to confront bullying, a problem that affects more than 100,000 students a week in Minnesota, according to a 2011 study by the state Departments of Health and Education....

 

Mille Lacs male walleyes missing

Despite good walleye fishing on Lake Mille Lacs this summer, the population there of Minnesota's state fish has dipped to its second-lowest level since monitoring began in 1983. Possibly to blame: Sport anglers and Chippewa netters, both of whom target the lake's smaller male walleyes....

 

$90M no help to Attawapiskat

Prime Minister Stephen Harper says he's not happy millions of federal dollars failed to fix a native housing crisis in Northern Ontario, but auditors warned of exactly this danger twice in last 15 months....

 

Is Red Cross aid to Attawapiskat reserve an embarrassment to Canada?

The Canadian Red Cross said Saturday it would send aid to the northern Ontario community of Attawapiskat and assist in managing donations for the community....

 

Locals disagree on who's to blame for Attawapiskat crisis

Politicians, journalists, bureaucrats and Red Cross aid workers swooped into this reserve west of James Bay to see what a spiralling aboriginal housing crisis looks like in 2011....

 

Harper defends government treatment of reserve called a 'national disgrace'

Prime Minister Stephen Harper is defending his government's treatment of an impoverished First Nation in northern Ontario, and raising questions about how millions of dollars in taxpayers' money earmarked for the community have been spent. Read more: http://www.montrealgazette.com/news/Harper+defends+government+treatment+reserve+called+national+disgrace/5786...

 

Manitoba MPs hope focus on Ontario First Nation will help other aboriginal communities

OTTAWA — Manitoba NDP MPs hope the attention being paid to the horrific conditions on Attawapiskat First Nation in Ontario will help Canadians realize just how bad conditions are on reserves in their province as well. Read more: http://www.globalwinnipeg.com/Manitoba+hope+focus+Ontario+First+Nation+will+help+other+aboriginal+communities/5786824/story.html#...

 

Police clerk said ‘missing hookers’ not investigated, probe hears

A Vancouver Police Department clerk who took missing persons reports in the late 1990s was overheard saying “racist stuff” and telling a caller that police do not look for “missing hookers,” the Pickton inquiry has heard....

 

Ute Tribal infighting update

Political infighting has leaders of the Ute Indian Tribe business committee taking aim at one another. Finger-pointing began after two notices of intent to circulate recall petitions were filed on members of the business committee Oct .19....

 

Washington State Agency Accused of Placing Native Foster Children with Pedophile Priests

On November 22, eight members of the Yakima and Colville tribes filed a lawsuit against Washington State’s Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS). They allege physical, sexual and emotional abuse during the 1950s, 60s and 70s, when DSHS placed them as foster children at Jesuit-run St. Mary’s School in Omak, Washington. While there, they say, they were abused by...

 

Baby's death caused by neglect, chiefs claim

Manitoba aboriginal leaders are claiming that a baby has died as a result of poor medical care at a nursing station in a remote northern community....

 

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