- "Day Tapped as Leech Lake Tribal College President" (Bemidji Pioneer) http://www.bemidjipioneer.com/event/article/id/100042079/Incoming LLTC President Dr. Don Day (Photograph published in the Bemidji Pioneer, 20 July 2012)
- "Leech Lake Tribal College Names Next President" (Indian Country Today) http://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/2012/07/20/leech-lake-tribal-college-names-next-president-124626
- Mitigominzh Wigamig (Oak Hall), Migizi Room 110, will be unavailable for classes, meetings, and events this week while our maintenance professionals ready it for fall semester.
- LLTC Community Education offers an Arabian Nights rattan basket class taught by Monie Martin this Thursday, July 26, and Friday, July 27, from 9 a.m. to noon in Giizhiikaandag Wigamig (Cedar Hall), in the Benny Tonce Memorial Drum Room 204. The class fee is $15, and registration is required. Please call 218-335-4244 for more information.
- LLTC's La Leche League, led by employee Melanie Wilson, meets Friday at 3 p.m. in Giizhiikaandag Wigamig's Student Lounge.
Duluth Budgeteer columnist Dr. Linda LeGarde Grover (Bois Forte) shares her love of berries in her latest feature: http://www.duluthnewstribune.com/event/article/id/237504/
The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund aims to collect photographs of each individual service member killed in the conflict: http://www.bemidjipioneer.com/event/article/id/100042142/
Photographs are missing for the following service members from Minnesota's Beltrami and Cass Counties: Mark A. Anderson, Ronald M. Cloud, Robert W. Glidden, John C. Knott, Allan F. Koebernick, Richard M. Krossen, Dale C. Schummer, and Richard D. Vick.
The Ziibiwing Center in Mount Pleasant, Michigan, hosted an American Indian dance presentation that featured a number of powwow dances, regalia, and Anishinaabeg sharing their culture, history, and stories with attendees: http://www.ourmidland.com/news/article_9888180c-6a90-5e06-8e3c-95ccbf0c35c8.html
Wisconsin residents, including many Anishinaabeg, speak out against the planned hunting season for ma'iinganag (wolves): http://host.madison.com/ct/news/opinion/column/patricia-randolph-s-madravenspeak-wolf-hunt-rules-dishonor-wolves-tribes/article_ff84167e-d2c2-11e1-8673-001a4bcf887a.html
Shawn A-in-Chut Atleo has been reelected as the Assembly of First Nations national chief and is already getting back to work in asserting a stance against Canada's National Energy Plan:
- "First Nations Want More of a Say in Resource Development, Says Chief Atleo" (Ottawa Citizen) http://www.ottawacitizen.com/news/First+Nations+want+more+resource+development+says+Chief/6960415/story.html
- "First Nations 'Will Not Compromise': Chief Atleo Sends Blunt Warning to Ottawa, Provinces over National Energy Plan" (National Post) http://news.nationalpost.com/2012/07/19/first-nations-should-be-full-partners-in-resource-development-says-chief-atleo/
- "Madahbee Congratulates National Chief Shawn Atleo" (BayToday) http://www.baytoday.ca/content/news/details.asp?c=48095
First Nations citizens participating in the March 4 Justice are protesting Canada's Indian Act: http://www.wawataynews.ca/archive/all/2012/7/19/walking-abolish-indian-act_23154
Canadore College in North Bay, Ontario, nominates three alumni including Casino Rama Director of First Nation and Corporate Affairs Kevin Wassegijig, for 2012 Premier's Awards: http://www.baytoday.ca/content/news/details.asp?c=48129
The Shingwauk Residential School memorial in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, will be an emotional educational experience for visitors to the area: http://www.saultstar.com/ArticleDisplay.aspx?e=3595754