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Articles from the August 1, 2011 edition

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White Earth to host grand opening of traveling treaties exhibition on Aug. 3

(OGEMA, Minn., July 27) – The grand opening of the new traveling exhibition, “Why Treaties Matter: Self-Government in the Dakota and Ojibwe Nations” will take place on Wednesday, Aug. 3 on the White Earth Reservation. The exhibition will be on view at White Earth Tribal Headquarters (35500 Eagle View Road, Ogema) Monday...

 
 By Michael Barrett    News    August 1, 2011

Red Lake Community Health Day of July 28, 2011 - P6

Red Lake Community Health Day of July 28, 2011 - P6...

 
 By Michael Barrett    News    August 1, 2011

Red Lake Community Health Day of July 28, 2011 - P7

Red Lake Community Health Day of July 28, 2011 - P7...

 
 By Michael Barrett    News    August 1, 2011

Red Lake Community Health Day of July 28, 2011 - P8

Red Lake Community Health Day of July 28, 2011 - P8...

 
 By Michael Barrett    News    August 1, 2011

Red Lake Community Health Day of July 28, 2011 - P9

Red Lake Community Health Day of July 28, 2011 - P9...

 
 By Michael Barrett    News    August 1, 2011

Red Lake Community Health Day of July 28, 2011 - P10

Red Lake Community Health Day of July 28, 2011 - P10 Additional Photographs in the PHOTOS section....

 

Community Health Day Youth Softball Tournament

Community Health Day Youth Softball Tournament...

 
 By Molly Miron    News    August 1, 2011

UPDATE: Sanford-nurses - hospital services not affected

Registered nurses at Sanford Bemidji Medical Center voted Thursday against the hospital management’s contract offer. However, negotiations are still possible, and services remain unaffected said Joy Johnson chief operations officer. “We have not received a strike notice,” she said. For us, the most important thing is to let the community, our doctors and staff know...

 
 By Molly Miron    News    August 1, 2011

Bemidji Pioneer veteran journalist Brad Swenson retires

Brad Swenson, who started working in the Pioneer’s editorial department in May 1980, has retired effective today because of medical issues, which began in March. Swenson has served the Pioneer as a reporter, managing editor, political editor and editorial writer. He has earned many awards for his work, including three Premack Public Affairs Journalism Awards; the Minnesota...

 

Business manager for Chokio-Alberta School District pleads guilty to stealing approximately $275,000

MINNEAPOLIS – The business manager for the Chokio-Alberta School District pleaded guilty today to stealing approximately $275,000 from the district, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Minneapolis....

 

Mary Louise Johns

Mary Louise Johns, 71, of Red Lake, died Friday, July 29, 2011, at Red Lake Hospital of cancer. The funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, Aug. 1, at the St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Red Lake, with the Rev. Jerry Rogers officiating. A wake will begin at 1 p.m. today, July 30, at the Red Lake Community Center and will...

 

Charles "Skunky" Barrett

Charles "Skunky" Barrett passed away at his home on Friday, July 29, 2011. Funeral arrangements are pending....

 

Sharon Melinda Ramirez

Sharon Melinda Ramirez (Waa Gaa Nong Equay, “Morning Star Woman”), 45, of Cass Lake, formerly of Red Lake, died Friday, July 29, 2011, at Cass Lake Hospital. The funeral will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, Aug. 1, at the Veterans Memorial Building in Cass Lake. A wake will begin at 10 a.m. today, July 31, at the Veterans Memorial Building and continue until the funeral on...

 

Bemidji Speedway: Kintner leads Wissota Super Stocks

The current points leader at Bemidji Speedway in the Wissota Super Stock class is 23-year-old Tyler Kintner of Hibbing. Kintner has been racing for 11 years and is currently racing the No. 22 Turbine Superstock at area tracks including Bemidji Speedway, Hibbing and Grand Rapids. “We updated from a 1998 turbine to a 2007 turbine in late July,” said Kintner, “and we have...

 

Nation Great Plains heat wave turns rural communities into ghost towns, threatening elderly residents

MULHALL, Okla. - The air is cool inside Ray Knight's makeshift coffee shop on the main strip in this tiny northern Oklahoma farming community, but there aren't many customers....

 

SEC Warns Native American Land Settlement Recipients of Scams

More than half a million Native Americans will soon be sharing a 3.4 billion dollar government settlement. But they are being warned to watch out for investment scams as they receive their cash....

 

Native children in care surpass residential school era

OTTAWA — John Beaucage has given the heartbreak he sees around him a name: the Millennium Scoop....

 

142 face charges in slush fund scandal

The Navajo Nation's special prosecutor on Thursday carried through with his plans to file civil suits against members of the Navajo Nation Council in connection with allegations that they converted millions of dollars in discretionary funds to their own use....

 

Senecas plead with President Barack Obama for help

BUFFALO (AP) — A western New York Indian nation is asking President Barack Obama to get involved in its dispute with the state over a stretch of roadway running through its territory....

 

Speaking Out to Indian Country About Identity Theft

When listening to Tribal Elders and community members across Indian Country, together we learned about how individuals can become victims of identity theft....

 

Food aplenty for Council delegates

The Navajo Nation Council was well taken care of during the summer session last week....

 

Officials to train tribal police as federal agents

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — U.S. Department of Justice officials say they've made great strides in improving public safety on American Indian reservations, but they know they have an obligation to do more....

 

South Dakota Indian Schools, Communities Promote Healthy Living through Relay For Life

One in three American Indian children is overweight or obese by the age of five, according to the White House. Obesity and lack of exercise are major risk factors for cancer, and the American Cancer Society and American Indian communities are teaming up to do something about it....

 

Laws "Not Enough" to Tackle Violence Against Native Women

Juana Majel Dixon, first vice president of the National Congress of American Indians, said earlier this year that, "Young women on reservations live their lives in anticipation of being raped…They talk about 'how I will survive my rape‚' as opposed to not thinking about it at all."...

 

Body parts discovery shocks Manitoba First Nation

A First Nation on the western shore of Lake Manitoba remains in shock following a gruesome homicide discovered on Saturday....

 

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