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By Michael Barrett

12th Annual Youth Leadership Conference kicks off in Red Lake - P18


RED LAKE - The 12th Annual Youth Leadership Conference kicked off in Red Lake on Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at the Red Lake High School.

Presentations and workshops began about 9 AM on Wednesday morning and would run until 3 PM each day. Some topics included cultural identity, self-esteem, complacency and being self-driven and motivation and inspiration.

A walk against meth and heroin took place at 3:30 PM, followed by entertainment at 6 PM, which included a fashion show, comedy and a hypnotist.

In it's twelfth year, the Red Lake Tribal Council, tribal programs and other organizations have sponsored the event for the youth of Red Lake Nation. Red Lake member professionals and well-known guest speakers and performers from across Indian Country have joined together to share their knowledge in leadership skills to motivate youth and to promote native values, tradition, and culture.

For more conference information and registration, call Marilyn Mountain, 218-679-3321 or Salena Beasley, 218-679-1543


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