Red Lake Nation News - Babaamaajimowinan (Telling of news in different places)

Features

Sorted by date  Results 1 - 25 of 4915



Award-winning Actor Sean Penn Helps Lumbee Tribe in Aftermath of Hurricane Florence

PEMBROKE, N.C. — Sean Penn, the winner of two Oscars, stopped by the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina, on Sunday to assist in the relief efforts in a region that has been hit hard from flooding, power outages in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence that hit both Carolinas hard over a week ago. The Lumbee Tribe of North...

 

From addict to crusader: A new leader emerges in Minnesota's Indian community

James Cross feared the man was already dead when he found him unconscious and slumped against the doorway of a portable toilet inside a crowded homeless camp in south Minneapolis. After yelling for help, Cross frantically pumped the man’s chest and took turns breathing into his mouth, to no avail, before stabbing...

 

Art Exhibit Breaks Down Barriers for People Who are Blind

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (September 18, 2018) – “It means so much to me to be able to show people a new world, my world of blindness, and have them eagerly see what we have to offer.” – Artist Adelyn Granger. American Printing House (APH) believes that artists who are blind should have a place to showcase their work....

 

Students Donnell and Kingbird pass MOS Microsoft Certification Exam

Congratulations goes to two students in Kelliher High School for taking and passing the MOS Microsoft Certification exam last May 2018. They tested and passed and are now MOS Certified in MICROSOFT Word 2013. The two students are Kelsie Donnell, daughter of Samantha...

 

The Drive: As Real ID arrives, temporary driver's licenses now good for four months

The wait is nearly over for Minnesotans who want to get a Real ID-compliant driver’s license or a state identification card. The Department of Vehicle Services will start processing applications on Oct. 1. But don’t expect the turnaround time to be fast. http://www.startribune.com/the-drive-as-r...

 

5 habits to help you live better – and longer

There seems to always be a mad dash toward the next new thing when it comes to nutrition and fitness, whether it’s the latest exercise craze, super food or diet regimen. But leaping from fad to fad isn’t a strategy for improving one’s health. If your objective is to live a longer, healthier life, a new study...

 

Northeast Minnesota Native American tribe aims to turn the reservation high speed

The Fond du Lac band of Lake Superior Chippewa is getting into the internet business. The band recently submitted a petition with the Federal Communications Commission to form a telecommunications company called Aaniin, which means "hello" in Ojibwe. https://www.mprnews.org/story/2018/09/15/northeas...

 

Mpls. looking to relocate Hiawatha encampment residents

MINNEAPOLIS - Last month, Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey announced he will work with city leaders and native american community leaders to find long-term solutions for the homeless population camped out near Hiawatha and Cedar avenues. The so called 100-day action plan outlines that by the end of September, the city...

 

Emerald Ash Borer Discovered in Wright County

St. Paul, MN: The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) has placed Wright County under an emergency quarantine, effective Thursday, September 13, after emerald ash borer (EAB) was found along the I-94 corridor in the city of Clearwater. Because this is the first time EAB has been identified in Wright County, the MD...

 

Storm evacuees find refuge at speedways, makeshift shelters

HAMPTON, Ga. — Pieces of hurricane evacuee Melody Rawson's South Carolina life are now spread out on a grassy field, a slab of concrete and a picnic table at a campground outside Atlanta Motor Speedway. They include two dogs, a cockatoo in its cage, a couple of coolers with sandwich meat and the mangled remains of a...

 

A sign of fall: DNR issues season's first color report

Temperatures in the 80s this week have it feeling like summer, but fall color won't wait for a cold front. Trees are already showing orange, yellow and red hues in northwestern Minnesota, and starting this week the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) will post weekly fall color reports on its website....

 

New photos show declining health of orca J50

Scientists have growing concern for ailing orca J50. New drone images released Monday show a very thin profile and loss of fat behind her head. The Southern Resident killer whale is less than 4-years-old. She has been observed in failing health this summer. J50, also known as Scarlet, has lost 20 percent of her body...

 

Local, national programs work on suicide prevention

BEMIDJI -- Mental health and suicide remain difficult subjects for many to discuss. But through a local event held Saturday and a national campaign, advocates are hoping to not only help people become more knowledgeable on the topic, but more open to helping others who face these issues, too. http:/...

 

Montreal symphony teams up with Inuit, Cree & Innu artists to launch new opera

"Have you ever heard a cricket before?" It's a strange question to hear at an orchestra rehearsal, but it's the question Kent Nagano is asking his percussionist, who is doing his best to make a ribbed wood block chirp the way the maestro wants. https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/montreal/montreal-opera-...

 

Wild rice - Minnesota's contribution to the world

Also called Indian Rice or water oats, wild rice has a common name for an annual aquatic grass. It is a member of the grass family and is not closely related to common cultivated rice. Wild rice starts to grow in spring after the ice melts in swamps and in the swampy, shallow parts of lakes and slow moving rivers....

 

The Chickasaw Nation Princess Pageant set for Monday, Oct. 1, in Ada

ADA, Okla. – Three talented young ladies are set to be crowned Chickasaw Royalty during the Chickasaw Princess Pageant 6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 1, at the Ada High School Cougar Activity Center, 1400 Stadium Dr. Chickasaw Princess, Chickasaw Jr. Princess and Little Miss...

 

Grand Opening to celebrate the completion of the $10 million facility

San Bernardino, Calif. – Special guests, alumni and dignitaries gathered to celebrate the grand opening of the cutting edge San Manuel Performing Arts Center at Aquinas High School. The facility that was made possible through the generosity of Shea Family Charities, the J.F. Shea Foundation and San Manuel Band of...

 

Community's gifts welcome Native American babies to the world

Lisa Skjefte, an American Indian community liaison at Children’s Minnesota, was about to start her rounds in the hospital to meet and greet all of the American Indian babies in the special care nursery and neonatal intensive care unit. On that spring day in 2015, however, something felt odd. http:...

 

After Geronimo surrendered Sept. 4, 1886, the U.S. imprisoned 100s of Apaches as POWs for 27 years

He became a legend in his own time. Courageous, ruthless, stubborn, brilliant, and brutal, he became an icon of resistance whose aura has faded but definitely is far from vanished. He was the Mescalero-Chiricahua Apache known in the non-Indian world as Geronimo. After more than three decades of raiding and fighting,...

 

8 hacks to get your kids ready for school in the morning

For many parents, the most challenging minutes of the day hit even before leaving the house. Getting kids up, dressed, fed and out the door can be a herculean undertaking, especially when adjusting to a new fall routine. My father had to resort to using a vacuum cleaner to roust me out of bed when I was a teenager....

 

1918 Fires: Reservation burns, but Ojibwe benefit from history with fire

The story of the 1918 fires and Fond du Lac is remarkable for what didn't happen on the reservation as the fires raged across the largely rural area between Brookston and Cloquet. No one died. http://www.pinejournal.com/community/history/4493207-1918-fires-reservation-burns-ojibwe-benefit-history-fi...

 

Finding the Words for Indian Country

My focus on Native subject matter started in the late 1990s, when I was deputy editor of Garden Design magazine. As part of an effort to offer readers more environmental coverage, I assigned a writer to report the story of a guitar owned by music star Rosanne Cash. The Gibson guitar company had made the instrument...

 

September Weed of the Month: Knotweeds

Native to Asia, knotweeds were introduced to North America as an ornamental plant. They can spread into natural areas growing quickly and forming dense monocultures, reducing habitat diversity, and overtaking riverbanks and lakeshores. Additionally, knotweeds have the...

 

Great River Rescue receives donation from the Bemidji Junior Jaycees

The Bemidji Junior Jaycees made a donation to Great River Rescue in Bemidji on Tuesday, August 28th. They brought $80 worth of kitty litter, wet & dry kitten food and a $20.00 gift card. Pictured on behalf of the Bemidji Junior Jaycees is (from left) Siera Hegg,...

 

School Backpack Donation to ISD 31 from Bemidji Junior Jaycees

The Bemidji Junior Jaycees made a donation of 5 school backpacks filled with school supplies to ISD 31 for distribution to those who need it on Tuesday, August 28th at Gene Dillon Elementary School. Pictured on behalf of the Bemidji Junior Jaycees is (back row from...

 

Page Down

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2018

Rendered 09/25/2018 11:20