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Red Lake Nation enters busy election season with eight seats in play
Politics

Red Lake Nation enters busy election season with eight seats in play (April 12, 2018)

It's election season for the Red Lake Nation, with 39 candidates certified for eight tribal leadership positions.

Red Lake Nation calls for removal of oil pipelines from reservation
Business | Environment | National | Politics

Red Lake Nation calls for removal of oil pipelines from reservation (March 16, 2018)

'We just want them to move their lines and clean up the pollution and the damages they've done the past 70 years.'

Red Lake Nation land swap is 'never going to happen' under Trump
National | Trust

Red Lake Nation land swap is 'never going to happen' under Trump (March 5, 2018)

The Red Lake Nation pulled out of a land swap with an energy company amid concerns that the deal would be held up in Washington, D.C.

House subcommittee takes up controversial American Indian Empowerment Act
National | Politics | Trust

House subcommittee takes up controversial American Indian Empowerment Act (October 19, 2017)

A controversial Indian lands bill that faced repeated opposition during the Obama administration is seeing new life in the Trump era.

Indian Country bracing for worst with Donald Trump's planned budget cuts
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Indian Country bracing for worst with Donald Trump's planned budget cuts (May 18, 2017)

Tribes are telling allies in Congress that the president's forthcoming cuts violate the federal government's treaty and trust responsibilities.

Red Lake Nation in mourning after Secretary Don Cook passes away
National

Red Lake Nation in mourning after Secretary Don Cook passes away (May 3, 2017)

Flags on the reservation in Minnesota are flags at half-staff following the death of Don Cook at the age of 74.

Red Lake Nation citizen loses attempt to diminish reservation border
Law

Red Lake Nation citizen loses attempt to diminish reservation border (April 4, 2017)

A unanimous decision from a federal appeals court confirms that Congress did not reduce the boundaries of the reservation.

Red Lake Nation News: Elders honored at sixth annual gathering
National

Red Lake Nation News: Elders honored at sixth annual gathering (May 17, 2016)

Red Lake Elders 55 and older came not only from reservation communities, but from Bois Forte, White Earth and Leech Lake, Duluth and the Twin Cities.

Dalton Walker: Red Lake Nation rallies for boys basketball players
Opinion | Sports

Dalton Walker: Red Lake Nation rallies for boys basketball players (March 9, 2016)

Basketball is more than a game for many at Red Lake. It's a cherished outlet.

Red Lake Nation takes big step forward with solar power project
Environment | National

Red Lake Nation takes big step forward with solar power project (February 19, 2016)

The tribe will embark on a three-phase plan to install solar panels, develop solar energy farms and open a solar equipment manufacturing plant.

Darrell Seki: Red Lake Nation makes right decision with land swap
Opinion

Darrell Seki: Red Lake Nation makes right decision with land swap (January 5, 2016)

I am excited to say that we used our sovereignty along with all due diligence to do what is best for Red Lake.

Red Lake Nation accepts $18.5M for taking of land by energy firm
Environment

Red Lake Nation accepts $18.5M for taking of land by energy firm (January 4, 2016)

The tribe never gave its permission for the Lakehead Pipeline to cross its land and was never compensated until now.

Special Trustee Vince Logan to meet with tribes in Upper Midwest
National | Trust

Special Trustee Vince Logan to meet with tribes in Upper Midwest (August 24, 2015)

The three-day trip in September includes visits with tribal leaders and agency officials in Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin.

White House heroin plan includes tribes devastated by drug
Health | Law | National

White House heroin plan includes tribes devastated by drug (August 18, 2015)

Tribes in the Midwest, particularly Minnesota, have all but declared a war on a drug that is affecting newborns.

Senate panel sets hearing on substance abuse in Indian Country
Health | National

Senate panel sets hearing on substance abuse in Indian Country (July 27, 2015)

American Indians and Alaska Natives suffer from high rates of alcoholism and their mortality rate is about four times higher than that of the general population.

Ojibwe hockey star excited for transfer to team in nation's capital
Sports

Ojibwe hockey star excited for transfer to team in nation's capital (July 3, 2015)

T.J. Oshie will be playing for the Washington Capitals after spending nearly seven years with the St. Louis Blues.

Lawmakers promise to help tribes bring a halt to youth suicide
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Lawmakers promise to help tribes bring a halt to youth suicide (June 25, 2015)

The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs has held six hearings in a decade on a problem that affects tribes across the nation.

Tribes impacted by youth suicide to appear at Senate hearing
Health | National | Politics

Tribes impacted by youth suicide to appear at Senate hearing (June 22, 2015)

President John Yellow Bird Steele of the Oglala Sioux Tribe and Chairman Darrell Seki will testify before the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs.

Tribes seek authority over non-Indians in drug trafficking cases
Law | National

Tribes seek authority over non-Indians in drug trafficking cases (June 9, 2015)

U.S. Attorney Andrew Luger is working closely with tribes in Minnesota to combat drugs on their reservations.

Ruben Rosario: Heroin brings devastation to Indian communities
Opinion

Ruben Rosario: Heroin brings devastation to Indian communities (June 1, 2015)

Of American Indian babies delivered at Bemidji Hospital -- which serves the White Earth, Leech Lake and Red Lake reservations -- 80 percent are born addicted to heroin and other drugs.

Charges announced in big drug trafficking ring in Indian Country
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Charges announced in big drug trafficking ring in Indian Country (May 28, 2015)

Tribal, federal and state authorities worked together to bring 41 people to justice for distributing heroin, meth and prescription drugs on reservations in Minnesota.

Red Lake News: Tribe hosts Healing Day to mark 2005 tragedy
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Red Lake News: Tribe hosts Healing Day to mark 2005 tragedy (April 2, 2015)

When there was talk of the approaching 10th Anniversary of the Red Lake Tragedy, it was decided that the Hereditary Chiefs along with the Red Lake School Youth Council would plan an event.

Plate Lab: A healthy granola bar inspired by Red Lake Nation rice
Health

Plate Lab: A healthy granola bar inspired by Red Lake Nation rice (March 13, 2015)

A recipe from the Mitsitam Native Foods Cafe at the National Museum of the American Indian.

Red Lake Nation to hold community meetings on legal marijuana
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Red Lake Nation to hold community meetings on legal marijuana (February 9, 2015)

Chairman Darrell Seki Sr. is warning that the process will move slowly.

MPR: Red Lake Nation takes a small step towards legal marijuana
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MPR: Red Lake Nation takes a small step towards legal marijuana (January 16, 2015)

David Manuel, an enrolled member of Red Lake Nation and an advocate for producing marijuana, argues that the industry would provide an economic opportunity for Red Lake.

Red Lake Nation backs study on medicinal marijuana and hemp
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Red Lake Nation backs study on medicinal marijuana and hemp (January 15, 2015)

Any decision to move forward will require a vote of the people.

White House invites youth to DC for Tribal Nations Conference
Education | National

White House invites youth to DC for Tribal Nations Conference (November 26, 2014)

A few dozen youth from across Indian Country will be taking part in the meeting on December 3.

Young member of Tulalip Tribes dies after school shooting
Education | National

Young member of Tulalip Tribes dies after school shooting (November 10, 2014)

The death came after tribe welcomed a survivor back to the reservation.

Minnesota Tribes: United in campaign against racist NFL  mascot
Opinion | Sports

Minnesota Tribes: United in campaign against racist NFL mascot (November 3, 2014)

Leaders of eight tribes explain why they oppose the Washington NFL team's racist mascot.

Tulalip Tribes to meet Red Lake Nation delegation after tragedy
Education | National

Tulalip Tribes to meet Red Lake Nation delegation after tragedy (November 3, 2014)

Both tribes have experienced school shootings.

Red Lake News: Tribe welcomes Sen. Tester and Sen. Franken
Politics

Red Lake News: Tribe welcomes Sen. Tester and Sen. Franken (October 31, 2014)

October 19, 2014, found the Red Lake Tribal Council Headquarters a busy place as two U.S. Senators visited with tribal leaders about issues of concern to the Red Lake Nation.

Thousands missing out on share of Cobell settlement payments
Cobell Lawsuit & Settlement | National

Thousands missing out on share of Cobell settlement payments (September 29, 2014)

In Minnesota, over 7,300 members of the Red Lake, Leech Lake and White Earth tribes haven't seen their money.

Business drops bid for liquor license opposed by Red Lake Nation
Business | Law

Business drops bid for liquor license opposed by Red Lake Nation (September 3, 2014)

The tribe was asking for a liquor-free buffer zone around the reservation.

MPR: Red Lake Nation opposes liquor license near dry reservation
Business | Law

MPR: Red Lake Nation opposes liquor license near dry reservation (August 29, 2014)

The tribe is asking Beltrami County, Minnesota, to create an alcohol-free buffer zone around the dry reservation.

Activists won't sue over school's 'Warriors' mascot in Minnesota
Education | Law

Activists won't sue over school's 'Warriors' mascot in Minnesota (August 19, 2014)

The National Coalition on Racism in Sports and Media changed its mind after hearing from Ojibwe Olympian Henry Boucha.

Judge sets aside jury conviction for assault on Red Lake infant
Law

Judge sets aside jury conviction for assault on Red Lake infant (June 3, 2014)

James White Jr. was facing at least 10 years in federal prison for allegedly assaulting his son.

Voters of Red Lake Nation choose Darrell Seki as new chairman
Politics

Voters of Red Lake Nation choose Darrell Seki as new chairman (May 15, 2014)

Darrell G. Seki defeated incumbent Chairman Floyd Jourdain by a vote of 1907 to 1284.

Leader of Red Lake Nation questions banishment of IHS official
Health | Law

Leader of Red Lake Nation questions banishment of IHS official (May 7, 2014)

The Red Lake Nation of Minnesota banished an Indian Health Service administrator from the reservation after a series of complaints.

Race relations council looking to boost efforts in border town
National

Race relations council looking to boost efforts in border town (April 17, 2014)

The race relations council in Bemidji, Minnesota, is looking to revive its efforts.

Editorial: Ojibwe leaders showed commitment to communities
Opinion

Editorial: Ojibwe leaders showed commitment to communities (March 18, 2014)

Minnesota newspaper pays tribute to Eli Hunt, a late former chairman of the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe, and Eli Hunt, a late council member for the Red Lake Nation.

Death of Red Lake Nation council member under investigation
Law

Death of Red Lake Nation council member under investigation (March 13, 2014)

Tribal and federal authorities are investigating the death of a council member for the Red Lake Nation of Minnesota.

T.J. Oshie, Ojibwe, helps lead Olympic hockey team to early win
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T.J. Oshie, Ojibwe, helps lead Olympic hockey team to early win (February 18, 2014)

T. J. Oshie led the U.S. Olympic team to a preliminary victory over Russia at the 2014 Olympics in Sochi on Saturday.

Community in Minnesota produces Ojibwe Olympic athletes
Sports

Community in Minnesota produces Ojibwe Olympic athletes (February 5, 2014)

A small town near the Red Lake Nation in northern Minnesota has produced eight Olympic athletes, including two Ojibwe stars.

Ojibwe tribes in Minnesota work towards constitutional reform
National | Politics

Ojibwe tribes in Minnesota work towards constitutional reform (November 21, 2013)

Two Ojibwe tribes in Minnesota are working to update their constitutions in light of a historic vote from one of their fellow bands.

Red Lake Nation observes 150th anniversary of historic treaty
National

Red Lake Nation observes 150th anniversary of historic treaty (October 3, 2013)

The Red Lake Nation of Minnesota observed the 150th anniversary of the Old Crossing Treaty.

MPR: New signs warn berry pickers  of Red Lake Nation's land
Environment

MPR: New signs warn berry pickers of Red Lake Nation's land (August 2, 2013)

Minnesota Public Radio reports on new signs warning berry pickers not to trespass on land owned by the Red Lake Nation.

Editorial: Red Lake Nation  expands opportunity at tribal colleg
Education | Opinion

Editorial: Red Lake Nation expands opportunity at tribal colleg (July 30, 2013)

Newspaper welcomes new government center and tribal college for the Red Lake Nation in Minnesota.

Red Lake Nation breaks ground on government center, college
Education | National

Red Lake Nation breaks ground on government center, college (July 26, 2013)

The Red Lake Nation of Minnesota broke ground on a $21 million complex that includes a government center and tribal college.

MPR: Red Lake Nation  man opens  restaurant in border town
Business

MPR: Red Lake Nation man opens restaurant in border town (May 24, 2013)

Minnesota Public Radio reports on Red Lake Nation man who opened the first Indian-owned restaurant in Bemidji thanks to the Minnesota Indian Business Loan Program: Even though the city of...

Native Sun News: Natives united to protect our Mother Earth
Canada | Environment | National

Native Sun News: Natives united to protect our Mother Earth (April 2, 2013)

As a National Week of Action to Stop Tar Sands Profiteers came to a close March 23, in the movement to block completion of TransCanada Corp.’s Keystone XL Pipeline, participants in an indigenous encampment in northern Minnesota marked three weeks of continuous protest against another Canadian oil pipeline.

Minnesota tribes forced to cut back at schools with sequester
Education | National

Minnesota tribes forced to cut back at schools with sequester (March 19, 2013)

Tribes in Minnesota are already cutting back at their schools due to the sequester of the federal budget. The Red Lake Nation has already reduced security staff. The White Earth...

Tribes cut back on law enforcement under budget sequester
Law | National | Politics

Tribes cut back on law enforcement under budget sequester (March 18, 2013)

Tribes are being forced to cut back on law enforcement and justice programs due the sequester of the federal budget. Automatic, across-the-board cuts went into effect on March 1. The...

Obama doesn't mention Red Lake in discussing gun violence
National

Obama doesn't mention Red Lake in discussing gun violence (February 13, 2013)

President Barack Obama discussed gun violence in his State of the Union on Tuesday night but failed to mention the Red Lake Nation shooting in 2005. Obama cited several recent...

Red Lake Nation shooting survivors lend support in Connecticut
National

Red Lake Nation shooting survivors lend support in Connecticut (December 20, 2012)

Members of the Red Lake Nation of Minnesota who survived a school shooting are in Newtown, Connecticut, to lend their support for a grieving community Ashley Lajeunesse, Leah Cook, Justin...

Red Lake Nation man convicted for sexually abusing two minors
Law | Red Lake

Red Lake Nation man convicted for sexually abusing two minors (July 24, 2012)

A man from the Red Lake Nation in Minnesota was convicted of sexually abusing two minors. Dean Earl Wilkens, 60, was found guilty of four counts of aggravated sexual...

Outdoors: Red Lake Nation launches venture to promote fishing
Environment

Outdoors: Red Lake Nation launches venture to promote fishing (June 28, 2012)

"RED LAKE INDIAN RESERVATION, Minn. — We could see the fish was a big walleye by the flash of its tail, which was the size of a large man’s hand,...

Floyd Jourdain and Erma Vizenor: Stop unfair transportation bill
Opinion

Floyd Jourdain and Erma Vizenor: Stop unfair transportation bill (May 24, 2012)

"As leaders of the Red Lake and White Earth Nations in Minnesota, we are alarmed that Congress is giving serious consideration to a plan that would take away tens of...

MPR: Red Lake Nation receives $750K grant for youth projects
National | Sports

MPR: Red Lake Nation receives $750K grant for youth projects (May 9, 2012)

"Young people on the Red Lake Indian Reservation will soon have new places to exercise and hangout with friends. The Red Lake Nation this week received a $750,000 community development...

Red Lake police arrest fugitive after more than two months
Law

Red Lake police arrest fugitive after more than two months (May 3, 2012)

Red Lake Nation police arrested a fugitive who had been on the run for more than two months. Jason Lee King, 21, escaped from custody on February 21 during a...

MPR: Red Lake detention center sits unused without BIA help
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MPR: Red Lake detention center sits unused without BIA help (April 27, 2012)

"Red Lake tribal officials say they're frustrated over a funding dispute that has left a juvenile detention center empty and unused since it was built by the federal government seven...