Darryl Hill (July 4, 1959 – May 17, 2009)

Darryl “Sonny” Wayne Hill whose Ojibwe name is “Waubun” (which mean “tomorrow”) died on Sunday, May 17, 2009 at Bethel Care Center in St....

Hartley Frank White, Sr. (Feb. 10, 1925 – May 5,...

Hartley Frank White, Sr. “Shaawanaasii” (Walks in the South), 84, of Longville, MN died May 5, 2009 at the Cass Lake Indian Hospital. He...

George Allen Fairbanks, Sr. (July 29, 1933– May 26, 2009)

George Allen “Joe Bush” Fairbanks, Sr., 75, Ponsford, MN died May 26 at Emmanuel Nursing Home in Detroit Lakes, MN. Fairbanks, Sr., “Mishkow-Binise” (Strong...

Sheila WhiteEagle

Dec. 2, 1948 - June 7, 2008 Sheila passed away peacefully at home after a long and courageous battle against breast cancer. Sheila was the Director...

It aint easy being indian

I just have to share a very spooky moment I recently experienced. It was morning, I absent-ly looked in to my hall mirror and...

Fond du lac follies

Fond du Lac Follies motored to Gakaabikaang to meet with Rick Gresczyk’s class at Metro State. I arrived in time to see students carrying...

Political matters

UND’s nickname controversy On May 14 the North Dakota State Board of Higher Education unanimously passed a motion to retire the University of North Dakota...

Opponents gear up to fight Alberta Clipper pipeline

Indian activists are gearing up to fight a planned oil pipeline that would cross the Leech Lake Reservation in northern Minnesota. The 6-inch diameter pipeline,...

Proposed White Earth constitution revives enrollment controversy

Critics of a proposed constitution for the White Earth Band of Ojibwe say it threatens to do to tribal government what allotment did to...

LCO archeological dig creates youth interestLCO archeological dig creates youth interest

Recent Ojibwe high school graduates carried shovels full of dirt from huge piles of excavated soil and poured them into screened boxes, then sifted...

A slap in the Facebook

As an avid Facebook user, I enjoy the ability to stay in touch with friends, have people post news headlines I might otherwise miss,...

Sundance in New Mexico offers training in filmmaking for Natives

Actor Robert Redford and Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson announced in May that the state of New Mexico and Redford are teaming up to create...

Dakota Code Talkers to be honored at Native Warriors Exhibition

American Indians have a long history of being warriors. In fact, American Indians have fought in every war the United States has ever been...

Canoe route doesn’t have input from Native community

A proposed canoe route through the Twin Cities portion of the Mississippi River seeks to host thousands of children at camp grounds built upon...

My important trip to Europe

Text and photos by Imanda Delgado  My name is Imanda Delgado. I am White Earth Ojibwe and Puerto Rican, and I am 14-years-old. I go...

SMSC Grant Helps Finance Housing for Leech Lake Ojibwe

On the Leech Lake Reservation in northern Minnesota, 61% of children under the age of 18 are being raised by either their grandparents or...

Minnesota’s Vietnam era veterans

All Vietnam era veterans will be honored on June 13 at the Minnesota State Capitol Grounds. The event includes guest speakers, music, Vietnam memorabilia,...

Fond du Lac’s Enrollee Day brings in big names

Singer/songwriters Keith Secola and Joanne Shenandoah are among the acts slated for the Fond du Lac Tribe’s Enrollee Day celebration which will take place...

Waubun High School student receives Gates Scholarship

Winnie Lindstrom, a Waubun High School senior in Ogema, has been awarded the Gates Millennium Scholarship. The scholarship, which strives to increase representation of...

Whats new in the community:

Obama recognizes Red Lake small business owner At a White House ceremony on May 19, President Barack Obama recognized Andy Wells, a member of the...