Zegibanwaanishiinh (Photographed by our LLTC's very own Mark Lewer, published in the Bemidji Pioneer, 24 August 2012)Next Week @ LLTC:
- All students and employees are warmly invited to Monday Drum and Potluck happening at 12 noon in Giizhiikaandag Wigamig (Cedar Hall), in our Benny Tonce Memorial Drum Room 204.
- STEM retention specialist Fawn Grauman-White shares all the fantastic opportunities available to students through our STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) department at a lunch-and-learn on Tuesday at 12 noon in Giizhiikaandag Wigamig's Benny Tonce Memorial Drum Room 204.
- A LLTC faculty meeting is scheduled for Aabitoose (Wednesday) at 2:30 p.m. in Mitigominzh Wigamig (Oak Hall), in Mooz Room 100.
- LLTC STEM Club has its first meeting Thursday at 12 noon in Mitigomizh Wigamig's Migizi Room 110. All students, regardless of declared major, are welcome!
- LLTC's La Leche League meets Friday at 3 p.m. in Giizhiikaandag Wigamig's Student Lounge 201.
BIO 200 Ethnobiology students and instructor Steve Smith on LLTC's Miikinaa walking path (Photograph by Mark Lewer)A 27-year-old man pleaded guilty to a felony possession of firearms in Red Lake Nation: http://www.grandforksherald.com/event/article/id/243532/
Prairie Thunder, based out of Pine Point, shared songs at the Youth Music and Art Showcase IV in Park Rapids, Minnesota: http://www.parkrapidsenterprise.com/event/article/id/33858/
Prairie Thunder (Photograph by Anna Erickson, published in the Park Rapids Enterprise, 22 August 2012)The blog Txwitika reviews Boundary Waters by William Kent Krueger and featuring fictional detective Cork O'Connor (Irish/Ojibwe): http://txwitika.wordpress.com/2012/08/24/boundary-waters-by-william-kent-krueger-book-review/
More on the repatriation of ancestral remains and funerary objects from the University of Michigan to the Saginaw Tribe: http://www.ourmidland.com/news/article_67e159dc-ed32-11e1-b0e2-001a4bcf887a.html
The Charlevoix, Michigan, Public Library will host a talk by Great Lakes anthropological expert Dr. Charles Cleland on the Odawa and Ojibwe Treaty of 1836, happening Tuesday evening: http://articles.petoskeynews.com/2012-08-23/charlevoix-public-library_33348256
A Reno, Nevada, salute to Native American Vietnam veterans will feature many musicians and celebrities: http://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/2012/08/23/country-singer-lacy-j-dalton-to-play-benefit-for-native-american-vietnam-veterans-statue-130764
North Dakota lawmakers are debating whether or not the state's rejection of Affordable Care Act funding jeopardized child protective services in Spirit Lake Nation: http://www.dl-online.com/event/article/id/69573/
North Dakota National Senator Kent Conrad (D) calls for federal intervention: http://www.jamestownsun.com/event/article/id/167708/
Many First Nations leaders are renewing their strong opposition to the transportation of Bruce Power nuclear waste through their traditional homelands: http://www.northumberlandview.ca/index.php?module=news&type=user&func=display&sid=16848
Two British Columbia First Nations are suing the Canadian federal government regarding the abuses faced by former students of day schools: http://www.wawataynews.ca/archive/all/2012/8/23/bc-first-nations-file-residential-day-school-lawsuit-against-feds_23346
Radio program Bamoseda focuses on the 14th annual Anishnabek Evening of Excellence which included lifetime achievement awards, scholarships, and the prestigious Debwewin Citation for excellence in journalism: http://blog.rogersbroadcasting.com/bamosedatimmins/2012/08/23/bamoseda-august-23/
Former hockey player Lucas Nehrling (Polish/Curve Lake Ojibwa) talks about his past and his mistakes in this Guelph Mercury feature: http://www.guelphmercury.com/news/local/article/782844--not-a-day-goes-by-when-i-don-t-regret-what-i-did
Writer Richard Wagamese (Wabaseemoong Ojibway) was one of the writers featured at the Sunshine Coast Festival of the Written Arts: http://www.coastreporter.net/article/20120824/SECHELT0302/308249972/-1/sechelt/30-years-of-spoken-words
Naotkamegwanning (Whitefish Bay) First Nation's Black River children's camp empowers youths with arts, crafts, and activities:
- "Black River Camp Credited for Being a Great Escape at Whitefish Bay" (Kenora Daily Miner and News) http://www.kenoradailyminerandnews.com/2012/08/23/black-river-camp-credited-for-being-a-great-escape-at-whitefish-bay
Camper Dina Cowley (Photograph by Jon Thompson for the Kenora Daily Miner and News, published 23 August 2012)
- "Naotkamegwanning Youth Shown 'Beauty and Richness' of Anishinawbe Culture" (Wawatay News) http://www.wawataynews.ca/archive/all/2012/8/23/naotkamegwanning-youth-shown-beauty-and-richness-anishinawbe-culture_23350
Pays Plat First Nation citizens are savoring traditional foods: http://www.wawataynews.ca/archive/all/2012/8/23/seagull-eggs-rabbit-and-bear-staples-traditional-pays-play-first-nation-diet_2
The Kwiijikwewag Métis Lady Drummers performed as part of the first Out of the Blue Festival in Penetanguishene, Ontario: http://www.midlandfreepress.com/2012/08/23/kwiijikwewag-metis-lady-drummers-first-act-on-stage
The Carl Beam (Ojibway) art exhibit at the Museum of Canadian Art in Calgary, Vancouver, closes this Saturday: http://www.ffwdweekly.com/calgary-blogs/culture/2012/08/23/must-see-at-moca-coming-to-a-close-1133/
Rabble.ca blogger Krystalline Kraus shares wisdom on sweat lodges as purification ceremonies: http://rabble.ca/blogs/bloggers/krystalline-kraus/2012/08/activist-communique-diy-sweat-lodge