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From The Editor's Desk
Friday, August 02 2013
 
Written by Alfred Walking Bull,
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from_the_editors_desk_alfred_walking_bull.jpgHau! Alfred Walking Bull emaciyapi yelo. Cante waste nape ciuzapi yelo. Hello, my name is Alfred Walking Bull. I shake your hand with a good heart.
Itís custom in Lakota culture for the younger generations to ask forgiveness for speaking in front of oneís elders. Itís also our custom to give thanks to those who have come before us and acknowledge them in public.

With my recent arrival, the outgoing editor Cat† Whipple has been more than patient, guiding me during this transition of this great institution of Native news, arts and culture. In poring through past issues in my free time, Iíve been humbled by the trust placed in any editor of The Circle. Her work over these past 13 years is a celebration of our story, working through the lean years and guiding it to what it is today: the paper of record for the Native community in Minnesota.

Whether itís been issues like health care, reservation life, art, politics, environmentalism or any one of the myriad of coverage The Circle provides, it does so in a culturally relevant and sensitive way that represents our voices.
Fond du Lac Follies
Friday, August 02 2013
 
Written by By Jim Northrup,
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Fond du Lac Follies attended the 20th annual Veterans Powwow held in Sawyer, Minnesota. Once again it was an easy decision where to go for the weekend since this powwow is just down the tar road a half mile away.
Chuck Smith, the Veterans Service Officer for the Rez, organized this yearís event. Chuckís son Charlie was the spiritual advisor for the powwow. I wish we could have had a veteran as the spiritual advisor for veterans.

It Ain't Easy Being Indian
Friday, August 02 2013
 
Written by By Ricey Wild,
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For the past few weeks I had been enjoying a little rest from the usual absurd life I live. I have all I need of food, more than enough clothes, a happy job, lively home and gas in the van to get around. I listen to my friendsí woes and I sympathize; secretly Iím glad itís not me going through their troubles. Because Iíve had plenty of my own, thank you very much! In fact I was becoming very close to saying IímÖbÖb..!

Powwow Calendar AUGUST 2013
Friday, August 02 2013
 
Written by The Circle Staff,
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Aug. 16 - 18
Mille Lacs Band
Traditional Powwow

The 47th Annual Mille Lacs Band Traditional Powwow will be held at the Iskigamizigan Powwow Grounds near Onamia, MN. Free camping, campfire wood, and showers available. Security and medical staff will be at the event. For more info, call Carla Big Bear at 320-532-7517.

Community Calendar August 2013
Friday, August 02 2013
 
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Aug. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5,
Adventures in Nature: Atlatl

The atlatl is an ancient hunting device used by the Native people of the area before the bow and arrow. Considered a symbol of power, it was used for thousands of years. There are many atlatl petroglyphs carved into the Sioux Quartzite at the site. During this program learn how to use an atlatl while trying to ďhuntĒ a life-size buffalo target. While at the site, view the rock carvings and learn more about the people who created them on guided tours at 10:30 a.m., 1 or 3 p.m. Jeffers Petroglyphs Historic Site, Comfrey MN. Fee: $7 adults, $6 seniors and college students, $5 children ages 6-17; free for children age 5 and under and MHS members. For more info, call 507-628-5591.

Nonprofit leader Ron McKinley killed in motorcycle accident
Friday, August 02 2013
 
Written by by Stephanie Hemphill Minnesota Public Radio,
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passing_on_ron_mckinley.jpgRon McKinley, a philanthropic leader who campaigned for education for minorities was killed in a road accident July 21. He was 64.

McKinley, of St. Paul, was riding a motorcycle in Washington state when he and a passenger, St. Paul resident Ann K. Johnson, were killed.
Trista Harris, president of the Minnesota Council on Foundations, said McKinley worked to make sure people of color were included in foundation decision-making.

ďHe made our institutions more fair, and he made them much more inclusive places,Ē she said, ďso everywhere that he was, he was making sure that the table was set in a way where we could get the most perspective and we could make thoughtful decisions.Ē
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