This Week @ LLTC:
- All students and employees are warmly invited to Monday Drum and Potluck happening each Monday at 12 noon in Giizhiikaandag Wigamig (Cedar Hall), in the Benny Tonce Memorial Drum Room 204.
- Native American Flute Club meets Monday at 5 p.m. in Giizhiikaandag Wigamig's Benny Tonce Memorial Drum Room 204.
- The Indigenous Foods Coalition meets Tuesday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Giizhiikaandag Wigamig's Benny Tonce Memorial Drum Room 204.
- The Parents' Study Support Group meets Tuesday and Thursday from 4-6 p.m. in Giizhiikaandag Wigamig's Benny Tonce Memorial Drum Room 204.
- Everyone is invited to the free and fun Zumba classes, taught by our very own LLTC Community Education coordinator Amy Erickson, happening Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4:15-5:15 p.m. at the Cass Lake-Bena Elementary School gymnasium.
- LLTC Student Services offers American Indian College Fund scholarship application helping workshops on Aabitoose (Wednesday) and Thursday at 12 noon in Mitigominzh Wigamig (Oak Hall), in Mikinaak PC Lab 111. For more information, contact LLTC Student Services advisor Roselynn Jones.
- Great River Pizzeria sells pizza-by-the-slice on campus every Aabitoose at 12 noon in Giizhiikaandag Wigamig's Benny Tonce Memorial Drum Room 204, unless otherwise noted.
- LLTC STEM Club meets Thursday at 12 noon in Mitigominzh Wigamig's Migizi Room 110. For more information, contact LLTC STEM retention specialist Fawn Grauman-White.
- LLTC AICF SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS ARE DUE THIS FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 21. Check with LLTC Student Services for the exact time of the deadline. Apply online at http://www.collegefund.org.
- "3 People Accused of Holding up Cloquet House Party" (Duluth News Tribune) http://www.duluthnewstribune.com/event/article/id/243476/
- "Police: Three Arrested after Partygoers Are Held Up at Gunpoint at Cloquet Home" (Cloquet Pine Journal) http://www.pinejournal.com/event/article/id/243397/publisher_ID/36/
- "To Find Truly Wild Rice, Head North to Minnesota" (NPR: The Salt) http://www.npr.org/blogs/thesalt/2012/09/16/161138628/to-find-truly-wild-rice-head-north-to-minnesotaJoe Hoagland and Chris Salazar harvest manoomin (Photograph published by National Public Radio, 16 September 2012)
- "Wild Rice Is Delicious to Man, Habitat to Wildlife" (Detroit Lakes Tribune) http://www.dl-online.com/event/article/id/69962/
Indian Country Today reviews the new book Asserting Native Resilience: Pacific Rim Indigenous Nations Face the Climate Crisis edited by Zoltán Grossman and Alan Parker (Chippewa Cree): http://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/2012/09/16/indigenous-resilience-pacific-rim-nations-offer-innovative-adaptations-to-climate-change-133778
Spirit Lake Nation in North Dakota continues to find the balance between protecting youth and maintaining the rights of people convicted as sex offenders: http://www.dl-online.com/event/article/id/69996/
United Tribes Technical College held its 43rd annual United Tribes International Powwow this past weekend: http://bismarcktribune.com/lifestyles/hometown/united-tribes-international-powwow/article_32df050e-fd40-11e1-9607-001a4bcf887a.html
The Treaty of 1854 is being commemorated by the Madeline Island Museum: http://washingtonexaminer.com/wis.-museum-to-celebrate-ojibwe-treaty/article/feed/2030878
More on Wisconsin's controversial hunting season for ma'iinganag (wolves): http://host.madison.com/ct/news/opinion/mailbag/bill-sumner-hunting-fine-but-wolf-hunt-wrong/article_9f04c008-40e9-5f43-b079-84e27f853b4a.html
More on the harvesting of a single omashkooz (elk) for Wisconsin Anishinaabe ceremonial purposes:
- "Chippewa Tribes Plan to Harvest One Wis. Elk" (ABC WQOW) http://www.wqow.com/story/19542972/chippewa-tribes-plan-to-harvest-one-wis-elk
- "Elk 'Harvest' Causes Flap" (Milwaukee Journal Sentinel) http://www.jsonline.com/sports/outdoors/elk-harvest-causes-flap-d96rjn0-169920636.html
- "Ojibwe Plan to Kill Elk Alarms Wis. DNR" (Native American Times) http://www.nativetimes.com/news/wildlife/7796-ojibwe-plan-to-kill-elk-alarms-wis-dnr
- "Ojibwe Shoots Elk in NW Wis." (Native American Times) http://nativetimes.com/news/wildlife/7815-ojibwe-shoots-elk-in-nw-wis
- "Ojibwe Tribal Member Shoots Elk" (Milwaukee Journal Sentinel) http://www.jsonline.com/sports/outdoors/elk15-jh6s7v0-169866016.html
- "Ojibwe Tribal Member Shoots Elk as Part of 'Ceremonial Harvest' in Wis., Despite DNR Criticism" (Minneapolis Star Tribune) http://www.startribune.com/local/169837986.html
- "Ojibwe Tribal Member Shoots Elk in Northwestern Wisconsin" (Duluth News Tribune) http://www.duluthnewstribune.com/event/article/id/243252/
- "Ojibwe Tribal Member Shoots Elk in NW Wis." (Winona Daily News) http://www.winonadailynews.com/news/state-and-regional/wi/article_bda4d4e5-b557-5d77-b116-55a538a4ee1e.html
- "Tribal Elk Hunt Provokes Criticism" (Hudson Star-Observer) http://www.hudsonstarobserver.com/event/article/id/103020/publisher_ID/19/
- "Tribal Leader Shoots Elk for Ceremony over Disproval from DNR" (WHBL) http://whbl.com/news/articles/2012/sep/15/tribal-leader-shoots-elk-for-ceremony-over-disproval-from-dnr/
Comedian Ryan McMahon (Metis/Ojibway) is the first Native comedian to have a one-hour special, "Ryan McMahon: UnReserved," on CBC: http://www.paherald.sk.ca/Local/News/2012-09-17/article-3076442/UnReserved-comedy-tour%26mdashMonday-night!/1
An automobile crash near Brokenhead Ojibway Nation resulted in several children being injured and hospitalized: http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/local/casino-crash-sends--several-kids-to-hospital-169998986.html
Racism in Winnipeg, Manitoba, is negatively affecting many cultural groups including Anishinabe, Cree, and Jewish people: http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/opinion/columnists/i-shouldnt-have-to-say-this-but-169998736.html
Canadore College in North Bay, Ontario, has a new First Peoples' Centre: http://www.nugget.ca/2012/09/14/canadore-opens-first-peoples-centre
English royalty Prince Edward, the Earl of Wessex, and his wife Sophie, the Countess of Wessex, visited Ontario and participated in a Beausoleil First Nation smudging ceremony:
- "Edward and Sophie Woo Ontario Royal Watchers" (Toronto Sun) http://www.torontosun.com/2012/09/16/edward-and-sophie-woo-ontario-royal-watchers
- "Prince Edward Reads to Canadian Church Congregation" (Monsters and Critics) http://www.monstersandcritics.com/people/royalwatch/news/article_1703706.php/Prince-Edward-reads-to-Canadian-church-congregation
The Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto hosts the War of 1812 exhibit, "Sovereign Allies / Living Cultures: First Nations of the Great Lakes": http://thevarsity.ca/2012/09/17/gallery-profile-sovereign-allies-and-living-cultures/
More on the exhibit from the official ROM site: http://rom.on.ca/exhibitions/special/first_nations.php
Northern Ontario timber news: http://www.northernontariobusiness.com/Industry-News/mining/2012/09/New-life-for-north-shore-forestry-mills.aspx
Former professional hockey player John Chabot (Kitigan Zibi Anishinabe Algonquin) now works with First Nations youth: http://www.thepeoplefirst.com/johnchabot.html
Residential school survivors' and victims' advocate Kevin Annett / Eagle Strong Voice continues the quest for justice following atrocities committed at church- and state-run boarding schools: http://www.salem-news.com/articles/september152012/iclcoj-ka.php