- A planning meeting for Family Fun Night happens at 10 a.m. in Giizhiikaandag Wigamig (Cedar Hall), in the Benny Tonce Memorial Drum Room 204.
- Student Services advisor Roselynn Jones leads a résumé and cover letter writing workshop at 12 noon in Mitigominzh Wigamig (Oak Hall), in Mikinaak PC Lab 111.
- The Parents' Study Support Group meets 4-6 p.m. in Giizhiikaandag Wigamig's Benny Tonce Memorial Drum Room 204.
- Dance your Tuesday blues away at Zumba led by Community Education coordinator Amy Erickson at 4:15 at the Cass Lake-Bena Elementary School gymnasium.
Bois Forte has a new law enforcement center: http://www.northlandsnewscenter.com/news/video/Bois-Forte-Celebrates-Opening-of-New-Law-Enforcement-Center-174285901.html
Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College hosted a forum on the proposed Minnesota state constitutional amendment that would require voters to present a valid photo ID before voting, an issue that has implications for many including elders, students, and tribal communities: http://www.northlandsnewscenter.com/news/local/Voters--174295821.html
Tonight, scholar and author Dr. Brenda J. Child (Red Lake) speaks on her book Holding Our World Together: Ojibwe Women and the Survival of Community at the Minneapolis Central Library: http://www.minnpost.com/artscape/2012/10/minnesota-original-pilot-new-music-series
More on the Indigenous ancestral remains found in Ottertail, Minnesota: http://www.dl-online.com/event/article/id/70535/
KBOO Community Radio, based out of Oregon, airs a talk by Winona LaDuke (White Earth) on Thursday evening: http://www.kboo.fm/node/50729
The University of Michigan NAGPRA notes on the Long Sleep site are available online: http://nagpra.umich.edu/sites-collections/MI/20.3034
The Rotary Park pavilion in Elk Rapids, Michigan, features a new permanent historical exhibit that includes mention of the Grand Traverse Anishinabek: http://www.morningstarpublishing.com/articles/2012/10/15/grand_traverse_insider/life/doc507c5876dda5b491570335.txt
More rave reviews for The Round House by Louise Erdrich (Turtle Mountain):
- "Ambushed on the Road to Manhood" (New York Times) http://www.nytimes.com/2012/10/16/books/the-round-house-louise-erdrichs-new-novel.html
- "Crime, Justice, and the Sacred in an Ojibwe Community" (SheKnows) http://www.sheknows.com/entertainment/articles/973307/the-round-house-by-louise-erdrich
- "Erdrich's 'Round House' a Moving Tale of Dark Justice" (Harvard Crimson) http://www.thecrimson.com/article/2012/10/16/round_house_review/
- "'The Round House' by Louise Erdrich Reveals Family Life, Crime, Mystery on a Native American Reservation" (Books & Review) http://www.booksnreview.com/articles/1398/20121015/round-house-louise-erdrich-reveals-family-life-crime-mystery-native-american-reservation-reviews.htm
- "'Round House' Is One of Erdrich's Best" (NPR) http://www.npr.org/2012/10/16/162959731/round-house-is-one-of-erdrichs-best
Canadian Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development John Duncan spoke at the Aboriginal Entrepreneurs Conference yesterday: http://www.4-traders.com/news/Department-of-Aboriginal-Affairs-and-Northern-Deve-Aboriginal-Entrepreneurs-Conference--15385316/
More on the changes in mining exploration regulations in Ontario, an issue affecting many First Nations:http://resourceinvestingnews.com/44346-new-exploration-rules-debate-ontario-mining-industry-first-nations-juniors-canada.html
Maurice Switzer (Alderville Mississauga) shares his thoughts on strong nations and good families in his latest BayToday column: http://www.baytoday.ca/content/editorials/details.asp?c=49231
Pointe Pelee National Park in Leamington, Ontario, has a new statue to commemorate First Nations: http://www.firstperspective.ca/news/2115-first-nations-sculpture-unveiled-at-point-pelee
Kegedonce Press founder and writer Katerie Akiwenzi-Damm (Nawash Anishnaabe) is one of the panelists for the Canadian Association of Journalists and Ryerson Unviersity Journalism Course Union's "Remembrance and Journalism: Interviewing Survivors of Trauma" event happening in November in Toronto, Ontario: http://www.newswire.ca/en/story/1052747/remembrance-and-journalism-interviewing-survivors-of-trauma
Algoma University Shingwauk Kinoomaage Gamig is now accredited by the World Indigenous Nations Higher Education Consortium: http://www.sootoday.com/content/news/details.asp?c=48497