- The deadline to register for fall semester classes -- Monday, August 13 -- is fast approaching. For information on applying to LLTC and registering for classes, please contact our Student Services office in Giizhiikaandag Wigamig (Cedar Hall) on campus, call 218-335-4220, or visit www.lltc.edu and click on "Prospective Students."
- The Wellness Center's Peacemakers and Penn State meeting happens Tuesday at 1 p.m. in Giizhiikaandag Wigamig's Benny Tonce Memorial Drum Room 204.
- Faculty orientation begins next week. We're looking forward to having our instructors back on campus!
A new book by Kim Sigafus (White Earth), Native Writers: Voices of Power, showcases Native America's literary talent: http://www.journalstandard.com/entertainment/x1253626179/Writer-taps-into-Native-American-heritage
Writer Kim Sigafus and her book Native Writers: Voices of Power (Photograph by Jane Lethlean of the Freeport, IL, Journal-Standard, published 2 August 2012)The new book, Spirit of the Ojibwe, showcases portraits of Lac Courte Oreilles elders and the history of the Lac Courte Oreilles people: http://minnesota.publicradio.org/display/web/2012/08/03/arts/ojibwe-history-minnesota-mix/
Portraits of Joseph Larson, Tony Bernard Butler Sr., and Francis Katherine Martin Mike painted by Sara Balbin (Paintings by Sara Balbin, copytrighted images by Holy Cow! Press, published by Minnesota Public Radio 3 August 2012)More on Red Cliff's removal of Department of Defense barrels from the bottom of Lake Superior: http://www.equities.com/news/headline-story?dt=2012-08-02&val=341327&cat=hcare
Red Cliff is included in the FEMA disaster declaration for Wisconsin communities severely affected by summer flooding:
- "FEMA Approves Disaster Aid in 3 Northwest Wisconsin Counties Due to Floods" (WTAQ) http://wtaq.com/news/articles/2012/aug/03/fema-approves-disaster-aid-in-3-northwest-wisconsin-counties-due-to-floods/
- "FEMA Declares Disaster in NW Wis. Due to Flooding" (Janesville Gazette) http://gazettextra.com/weblogs/latest-news/2012/aug/02/fema-declares-disaster-nw-wis-due-flooding/
- "FEMA Declares Disaster in NW Wis. Due to Flooding" (WEAU) http://www.weau.com/news/headlines/FEMA-declares-disaster-in-NW-Wis-due-to-flooding-164832436.html
- "FEMA Declares Disaster in NW Wis. Due to Flooding" (WiscNews) http://www.wiscnews.com/news/state-and-regional/article_4d80b276-a037-5844-96f2-ceef5646d760.html
- "Gov. Scott Walker Announces FEMA Decision" (Northland's NewsCenter) http://www.northlandsnewscenter.com/news/2012-flood/Gov-Scott-Walker-Announces-FEMA-Declaration-164840546.html
- "President Obama Signs Wisconsin Disaster Declaration" (White House) http://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2012/08/02/president-obama-signs-wisconsin-disaster-declaration
- "Wisconsin Adds More Northern Areas to Federal Disaster Declaration" (Wisconsin Ag Connection) http://www.wisconsinagconnection.com/story-state.php?Id=919&yr=2012
- "3 Northern Counties Declared Disaster Areas" (Milwaukee Journal Sentinel) http://www.jsonline.com/news/wisconsin/3-northern-counties-declared-disaster-areas-9u6bpsh-164828476.html
Indian Country Today highlights the many Native players in the National Hockey League: http://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/2012/08/02/the-nhl-is-the-native-hockey-league-we-have-the-video-to-prove-it-125741
Racialious guest contributor Leanna Betasamosake Simpson shares her thoughts as an Indigenous woman on the Olympics: http://www.racialicious.com/2012/08/03/on-the-olympics-being-indigenous/
Originally posted on her blog here: http://leannesimpson.ca/2012/07/31/on-the-olympics-being-indigenous/
Columnist Colleen Simard talks about "neechifying" her garden: http://www.troymedia.com/2012/08/02/its-easy-to-become-an-ojibways-neechie/
Pays Plat First Nation cultural traditions teacher Dennis Black talks about sharing knowledge with community members: http://www.wawataynews.ca/archive/all/2012/8/2/bringing-back-traditions-one-year-time_23220
Country musician-singer-songwriter Crystal Shawanda (Wikwemikong Ojibwa) headlined the 10th Annual Creefest: http://www.wawataynews.ca/archive/all/2012/8/2/country-star-shawanda-rocks-creefest_23238