Dewey Goodwin and his eagle sculpture (Photograph by Monte Draper for the Bemidji Pioneer, published 10 August 2012)Next Week @ LLTC:
- Monday, August 13, is the final deadline to register for fall classes at Leech Lake Tribal College.
- Faculty orientation happens all next week in Mitigominzh Wigamig (Oak Hall), in Mooz Room 100.
- Student orientation happens Friday, beginning at 9 a.m. in Giizhiikaandag Wigamig.
A Cass Lake, Minnesota, man has been charged with kidnapping and assaulting a girl in Red Lake Nation:
- "Cass Lake Man Charged with Kidnapping, Assaulting Girl" (CBS WCCO) http://minnesota.cbslocal.com/2012/08/09/cass-lake-man-charged-with-kidnapping-assaulting-girl/
- "Cass Lake Man Faces Kidnapping Charges" (Bemidji Pioneer) http://www.bemidjipioneer.com/event/article/id/100042762/
- "Cass Lake, Minn., Man Indicted for Kidnapping" (Grand Forks Herald) http://www.grandforksherald.com/event/article/id/242579/
- "Red Lake Indian Reservation: Man Indicted in Girl's Kidnapping" (St. Paul Pioneer Press) http://www.twincities.com/localnews/ci_21276504/red-lake-indian-reservation-man-indicted-girls-kidnapping
"Attack on Fort Snelling Bar and Grill" by Jim Denomie (Lac Courte Oreilles) (Painting by Jim Denomie, published by the Minneapolis Star Tribune, 9 August 2012)Xcel subsidiary Northern States Power Company will begin its cleanup of the Bad River region's Superfund site for which NSP is responsible: http://7thspace.com/headlines/418687/usdoj_cleanup_and_natural_resources_improvement_agreement_reached_at_ashland_lakefront_superfund_site_in_wisconsin.html
More on Red Cliff's removal of barrels from the bottom of Lake Superior:
- "Lake Superior Mystery Barrel Recovery Effort Questioned" (Superior Telegram) http://www.superiortelegram.com/event/article/id/68887/
- "News on Lake Superior's Barrels Will Have to Wait for Lab's Exam" (Duluth News Tribune) http://www.duluthnewstribune.com/event/article/id/239690/
Four Indigenous North American athletes competed in the London Summer Olympics, including boxer Mary Spencer (Cape Croaker Ojibwe): http://theonefeather.com/2012/08/native-americans-compete-in-olympics/
Alberni Indian Residential School survivor Harry Wilson is remembered by friend and residential school survivor advocate Kevin Annett: http://www.salem-news.com/articles/august092012/harry-wilson-death.php
White Tiger Mining has concluded its exploration agreement with Aroland First Nation and Animbiigoo Zaagi'igan Anishinaabek First Nation: http://www.4-traders.com/news/White-Tiger-Mining-Corp-White-Tiger-Concludes-Exploration-Agreement-with-Aroland-and-AZA-First-Na--14454307/
Lakehead University Aboriginal Education instructor Alice Sabourin (Pic River) talks about her educational journey in this Wawatay News feature: http://www.wawataynews.ca/archive/all/2012/8/9/walking-two-worlds_23276
Wawatay News columnist Stephanie Wesley (Anishinaabe) talks about the importance of sympathy, compassion, and mentoring in helping youths overcome challenges like violence, alcohol and drug abuse, and suicidal tendencies: http://www.wawataynews.ca/archive/all/2012/8/9/sympathy-troubled-world_23266