Red Lake Band holds COPS Native American Training Series
Monday, February 09 2009
Written by Story and Photos by Michael Meuers,
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copstrainingstory.jpgTwenty-five participants braved inclement weather to attend the COPS Native American Training Series (Train the Trainer) held at the Red Lake Humanities Center on Dec. 23, 2008.

According to Alice Benaise, Director for Red Lake Project Safe Neighbor-hoods, the title of the course was “COPS Native American Training Series Train-the-Trainer”. The training introduced participants to the COPS Native American Training Series (NATS) and its accompanying toolkit. 

Iron Range city council member Nevada Little Wolf someone to watch
Written by Madeleine Baran,
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On a late afternoon in Virginia, Minnesota two years ago, Nevada Littlewolf sat nervously in her car outside city hall. She had thirty minutes left to decide whether to run for city council.  If she won, she would be the first Native American woman on the small Iron Range city’s council. The current group had only one woman, and most members were over fifty years old.

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