Noongom @ LLTC:
- STEM Club meets at 12 noon in Mitigominzh Wigamig (Oak Hall), in Migizi Room 110. For more information, contact LLTC STEM retention specialist Fawn Grauman-White at 218-335-4219.
- The Parents' Study Support Group meets from 4-6 p.m. in Giizhiikaandag Wigamig (Cedar Hall), in the Benny Tonce Memorial Drum Room 204.
- Everyone is invited to the free and fun Zumba class taught by LLTC community education coordinator Amy Erickson from 4:15-5:15 p.m. at the Cass Lake-Bena Elementary School gymnasium.
With 2012 being the sesquicentennial commemoration of the Dakota-United States War of 1862, Dr. Anton Treuer (Leech Lake) shares some 1862 tidbits of Anishinaabe history: http://www.minnpost.com/politics-policy/2012/09/intriguing-what-if-dakota-war-history-hole-day-s-big-bluff
60 year-old Michael Lawrence Monroe (Leech Lake) is remembered in this Dennis Funeral Home obituary: http://www.dennisfuneralhome.com/fh/obituaries/obituary.cfm?o_id=1593560&fh_id=10307
Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College Thunder football running back James Griffin was named the Minnesota College Athletic Conference Northern Division's player of the week: http://www.pinejournal.com/event/article/id/244680/publisher_ID/36/
Mille Lacs opens its Wewinabi Early Education Center: http://brainerddispatch.com/news/2012-09-26/mille-lacs-band-opens-early-education-center
77 year-old Melinda Elaine Blue-May Downwind / Mino Giizhii Goodwe of the Awasisii clan (Red Lake) is remembered in this Bemidji Pioneer obituary: http://www.bemidjipioneer.com/content/melinda-may and this Olson-Schwarz Funeral Home obituary: http://www.olsonschwartzfuneralhome.com/book-of-memories/1349487/Blue-May-Downwind-Melinda/index.php
http://www.bemidjipioneer.com/content/gregory-j-kingbird-sr and this Cease Family Funeral Home obituary: http://www.ceasefuneralhome.com/fh/obituaries/obituary.cfm?o_id=1655623&fh_id=11968
http://www.dl-online.com/event/obituary/id/70133/ and this Park Rapids Enterprise obituary: http://www.parkrapidsenterprise.com/event/obituary/id/34231/
Dr. Lawrence "Larry" W. Gross (White Earth) is an assistant professor of race and ethnic studies at the University of Redlands.
Chickasaw and Absentee Shawnee citizens repatriated, reburied, and honored ancestral remains at the Wickliffe, Kentucky, Mounds State Historic Site: http://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/2012/09/26/honoring-ceremony-held-for-reburied-ancestral-remains-at-wickliffe-mounds-in-kentucky-135777
The Saginaw Chippewa's Ziibiwing Center of Anishinabek Culture and Lifeways in Mount Pleasant, Michigan, is highlighted in this Toledo Blade feature: http://www.toledoblade.com/Mary-Alice-Powell/2012/09/23/Culture-center-is-fascinating-1.html
The new novel The Round House by Louise Erdrich (Turtle Mountain) is released October 2 by Harper:
- "Big Fall Books by Local Writer" (Minneapolis Star Tribune) http://www.startribune.com/entertainment/168850526.html
- "A Busy Autumn for Louise -- Updated!" (Minneapolis Star Tribune) http://www.startribune.com/entertainment/blogs/167848735.html
- "A Little Help from the Neighbors" (Southwest Journal) http://www.swjournal.com/index.php?&story=18892&page=152&category=64
- "The Round House" (Entertainment Weekly) http://www.ew.com/ew/article/0,,20633646,00.html
In October, the International Festival of Authors Ontario will fature a number of First Nations authors including Brian Wright-McLeod (Ojibwa/Mohawk) and Lee Maracle (Stó:lō): http://www.brantfordexpositor.ca/2012/09/26/festival-of-authors-celebrates-first-nations
The "Kindling the Flames of Aboriginal Justice" event happens this Saturday, September 29, in Barrie, Ontario: http://www.simcoe.com/news/article/1507800--kairos-hosts-event-in-barrie-saturday
The "For the Love of Life" concert in Thunder Bay, Ontario, features First Nations musical artists including Keith Secola, Shy-Anne Hovorka, and the Thunder Mountain Singers: http://www.netnewsledger.com/2012/09/23/keith-secola-shy-anne-thunder-mountain-singers-headline-for-the-love-of-life/
Fort William Historical Park in Thunder Bay, Ontario, held its annual Traditional Fall Harvest Festival which featured Anishnawbe cultural teachings among other highlights: http://www.netnewsledger.com/2012/09/25/fall-festival-treats-thunder-bay-students-to-anishnawbe-traditional-culture/
The 9th annual St. Paul's University College Powwow in Waterloo, Ontario, happens this Saturday, September 29: http://www.therecord.com/news/local/article/807408--annual-powwow-takes-on-a-new-twist