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Articles from the December 2, 2011 edition

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Ernest Wilson

Ernest Wilson, whose Ojibwe name is “Ma’iingan” which means “wolf”, 88, of Red Lake died Thursday, December 1, 2011 at the Jourdain/Perpich Extended Care Center in Red Lake. Traditional Funeral Services will be 10:00 am Monday, December 5, 2011 at the Ponemah Community Center with spiritual leader Steve Jackson. A...

 

Jeffrey Hardy

Jeffrey Hardy, age 36, "NINIGAABII'NOOGAABAW" which means "He Who Stands in the West" of the Bullhead Clan, died unexpectedly November 29th, 2011 at his home in Vineland, MN on the Mille Lacs Reservation. Jeffrey was born on January 10th, 1975 in Cass Lake, MN to Marlene Poukka and Howard Hardy Sr. Jeffrey grew up in Cass Lake,...

 

Law enforcement plans DWI effort in December

Law enforcement agencies statewide will deliver added drunken driving patrols this month, which has been the peak month for alcohol-related crashes during the last three years. The enforcement effort begins today and runs nationwide. Municipal and county sheriff law enforcement agencies will partner with the Minnesota State Patrol. From 2008 to 2010, there were 1,097...

 

Beltrami County Highway Department: Snowplowing Across County Roads

County residents are reminded that it is unlawful under Minnesota Statutes 160.2715, subdivision 5 to plow snow from driveways onto or across County Roads or into the public right-of-way. Piles of snow left on or near the road can freeze into a solid mass or cause drifting, creating a hazardous situation for vehicles and may also impede the County’s snow and ice removal...

 

REID: REPUBLICAN PLAN IS A BACKDOOR ATTEMPT TO PROTECT THE RICH WHILE SHORTCHANGING THE MIDDLE CLASS

Washington, D.C. – Nevada Senator Harry Reid made the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding the Republican plan to pay for a payroll tax extension by killing jobs and attacking the middle class. Below are his remarks as prepared: Yesterday on the Senate floor my friend, the Republican Leader, said he supports an extension of the payroll tax cut that was...

 
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Flu Shot Clinic to be held at Seven Clans Casino - Sat., Dec. 3, 2011 - 9 AM-3PM

The Red Lake Hospital will be offering The Flu shot clinic in conjunction with the TEEN Fair being held at the Casino on Saturday December 3, 2011 at the Casino. Staff will be on hand from 9am-3 or 4 pm to provide the flu shot. Please stop by if you have not received your flu shot and we will be able to provide this to you. The Minnesota Department of Health wants to encourage...

 
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4th Annual Teen Parent Summit to be held at the 7 Clans Casino Hotel and Event Center in Red Lake

“Building on a Dream” New Beginnings is proud to present the 4th Annual Teen Parent Summit to be held at the 7 Clans Casino Hotel and Event Center in Red Lake, Mn. on December 3rd, 2011 starting at 8:00 AM. Resources for Teen Parents will include Education, Parenting and other Topics. Meals, Incentives, Certificates, Door...

 
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Ponemah Shuttle Service for the Red Lake Casino

Pick Up Times: 10 AM 2 PM 6 PM FROM THE PONEMAH MARKET Depart from the Casino: 1 PM 5 PM 10 PM...

 
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Red Lake Nation Embassy Christmas Party

Spend Christmas with family and friends. Red Lake Nation Embassy Christmas Party Make Christmas Special. Enjoy a Christmas Party with family and friends from the Red Lake Nation, sponsored by the Red Lake Nation Embassy. Open only to Red Lake enrolled members and their immediate families. When: December 3, 2011 Where: South...

 

Secretary Salazar, Assistant Secretary Echo Hawk Launch Comprehensive Tribal Consultation Policy

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar and Assistant Secretary-Indian Affairs Larry Echo Hawk today announced a Tribal Consultation Policy for the Department of the Interior, launching a new era of enhanced communication with American Indian and Alaska Native tribes. The new policy emphasizes trust, respect an...

 

State budget shows a surplus of $876 million, but not all good news

ST. PAUL - Jaws dropped this morning as Minnesota leaders learned the state budget will be $876 million bigger than earlier thought....

 

Bush Foundation Announces Third Cohort of Native Nations Rebuilders

(St. Paul, MN – December 1, 2011) Nineteen allies committed to advancing the self determination of their nations form the third cohort of the Bush Foundation’s Native Nation Rebuilders Program. These 11 men and 8 women hold fields of expertise that vary from finance, law, environment, education and business to name a few. They support Native nations through youth programs,...

 

Red Lake Nation Fishery Inc. Seeking Staff Account

Location: Red Lake Nation Fisheries, Inc. Job: Staff Accountant Reports to: General Manager Job Description: 1. Perform inventory move transactions from Raw Materials all the way through to the Sale 2. Track catch data by species and date 3. Prepare overhead rate analysis, tracking and updating costs and cost drivers as appropriate 4. Become proficient using Great Plains / Micr...

 

Schools have a big week: BSU, NTC saw huge increase in applications when fees were waived

Last week could only be described as “abnormal” by Harry Cottrell, Northwest Technical College’s dean of students. The college’s admissions office received three times more applications than it did in the same week one year ago, thanks to Minnesota College Application Week....

 

Surprise $876 million state surplus raises Capitol spirits

Minnesota's strengthening economy and previous budget savings leave the state with a projected surplus of $876 million, but the flash of good news comes with warnings that the respite could be brief....

 

Apple juice can pose risk -- from calories, not arsenic

It's true -- apple juice can pose a risk to your health. But not necessarily from the trace amounts of arsenic that people are arguing about....

 

Rah rah Rocori: Spartans are state football champions - P5

MINNEAPOLIS — Long before Saturday, Rocori head coach Mike Rowe knew he needed to shake something up for Bemidji. Defensive coordinator James Herberg had just the idea. Run a three-man defensive front for the first time this season, Herberg figured, and hope the Lumberjacks struggle to adjust to it. Read more:...

 

Rah rah Rocori: Spartans are state football champions - P6

MINNEAPOLIS — Long before Saturday, Rocori head coach Mike Rowe knew he needed to shake something up for Bemidji. Defensive coordinator James Herberg had just the idea. Run a three-man defensive front for the first time this season, Herberg figured, and hope the Lumberjacks struggle to adjust to it. Read more:...

 

Rah rah Rocori: Spartans are state football champions - P7

MINNEAPOLIS — Long before Saturday, Rocori head coach Mike Rowe knew he needed to shake something up for Bemidji. Defensive coordinator James Herberg had just the idea. Run a three-man defensive front for the first time this season, Herberg figured, and hope the Lumberjacks struggle to adjust to it. Read more:...

 

Native Youth Count

In the lead up to the 2010 Census, the National Congress of American Indians (NCAI) and many tribal partners conducted a significant outreach campaign, called “Indian Country Counts,” to increase Native political participation and government investment in American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) peoples. In analyzing the latest 2010 Census data, one thing is very clear...

 

Attawapiskat crisis sparks political blame game

Political wrangling over a housing crisis in the remote First Nations community of Attawapiskat continued Thursday, with Opposition MPs demanding to know why federal officials never sounded the alarm....

 

Ontario minister decries Harper’s ‘irresponsible’ stand on Attawapiskat

The federal government is “irresponsible” for blaming residents of a remote first-nations community for their appalling living conditions instead of resolving the housing crisis, government and opposition members at Queen’s Park say....

 

White House Holds Third Tribal Leaders Conference

WASHINGTON (AP) — There's little doubt President Barack Obama has won high esteem among Native Americans by breaking through a logjam of inaction on issues that matter to them....

 

American Indian Empowerment Act Introduced

WASHINGTON – A newly introduced piece of legislation promises stronger tribal control over Indian lands. Read more:http://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/2011/12/01/american-indian-empowerment-act-introduced-65350 http://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/2011/12/01/american-indian-empowerment-act-introduced-65350#ixzz1fNmjKHvx...

 

Bullying in Native American communities

Lately the media has decided to focus on bullying across the country and the effects it has on young children. What really saddens and frustrates me is that we never hear about bullying in Native American communities....

 

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