Next Week @ LLTC:
- Registration for Fall 2012 classes at Leech Lake Tribal College is open. To sign up for classes, please stop by our LLTC Student Services office or call 218-335-4220 or visit http://www.lltc.edu.
- The Temporary Employment Program meeting is scheduled for Monday at 8 a.m. in Giizhiikaandag Wigamig (Cedar Hall), in the Benny Tonce Memorial Drum Room 204.
- The LLTC Wellness Center offers ballet boot camp beginning next Monday, going through August 15, from 12-12:30 p.m., in Giizhiikaandag Wigamig's student lounge. Participants are asked to bring their own hand weights if they have them. For more information, please contact the Wellness Center at 218-335-4254.
- Summer 2012 session evaluations happen Tuesday at 9 a.m. in Mitigominzh Wigamig (Oak Hall), Mooz Room 100.
- LLTC Community Education offers a free Pysanky egg decorating class taught by talented young man Andreas Nordrum on Aabitoose (Wednesday) beginning at 9:30 a.m. in Wiigwaasi Wigamig (Birch Hall). Space is limited, and registration is required! For more information, please call 218-335-4244.
- First Responder hazardous materials training happens Thursday in Giizhiikaandag Wigamig's Benny Tonce Memorial Drum Room 204.
Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College offers the 2012 Hot Summer Nights concert series each Thursday night from 7-9 p.m., now through August 2, at their lovely outdoor ampitheater: http://www.pinejournal.com/event/article/id/27048/
A man who intentionally caught an ogaa (walleye) out of season on Lake Mille Lacs as a misguided statement on treaty rights has had his claim of discrimination rejected by the Minnesota Court of Appeals: http://www.startribune.com/local/162231555.html
Environmental advocate Winona LaDuke (White Earth) shares a statement on behalf of the Indigenous Women's Network, a text that is banned from being taught in Arizon schools: http://www.uucava.org/profiles/blogs/banned-essay-in-arizona-the-indigenous-women-s-network-our-future
The tragic death of an infant in Spirit Lake Nation has a number of citizens reevaluating the performance of Spirit Lake's social services: http://www.jamestownsun.com/event/article/id/164949/
The American Cancer Society's Circle of Life campaign is creating awareness materials by, about, and for Native people: http://www.argusleader.com/article/20120713/NEWS/307110066/Fighting-cancer-through-art
More on the controversial three-waves migration theory regarding the Indigenous peoples of the Western hemisphere: http://www.csmonitor.com/Science/2012/0712/Native-Americans-arrived-in-at-least-three-waves-finds-DNA-study
Young Indigenous Canadian writers, ages 14 through 29, are encouraged to submit their stories to the Canadian Aboriginal Writing and Arts Challenge by a former participant: http://www.wawataynews.ca/archive/all/2012/7/12/waiting-story_23106
Wawatay News shares pictures from the 2012 Anishnawbe Keeshigun: http://www.wawataynews.ca/archive/all/2012/7/12/2012-anishnawbe-keeshigun_23125
Lac Seul First Nation commemorated Treaty Day on July 6 with reenactments: http://www.wawataynews.ca/archive/all/2012/7/12/re-enacting-treaty-signing-lac-seul_23126
Nipissing First Nation holds its traditional powwow September 1-2: http://www.northernontario.travel/ontariosnearnorth/feature/40-general/426-nipissing-first-nation-traditional-pow-wow
Onegaming First Nation's powwow happened July 6-8: http://www.lotwenterprise.com/ArticleDisplay.aspx?e=3593504
Wabigoon Lake Ojibway Nation looks to build a casino, conference center, and hotel in Dryden, Ontario: http://www.wawataynews.ca/archive/all/2012/7/12/wabigoon-lake-applies-casino-olg_23114