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

Tax money funds repair of 10 families in former Bennett Freeze


For nearly a decade, Arabella Cook applied for housing discretionary funds to renovate a section of her home. And for nearly a decade, she was told that there weren’t any funds.

“Each time I asked, I was told, ‘There is no money,” the 78-year-old said. “I just gave up.”

It wasn’t until Cook was driving by a residence recently that she saw building materials and men in workwear renovating a home, prompting her to apply once more after asking if funds were available.


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