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Red Lake to host Gathering of Elders

RED LAKE -- Red Lake will host the fourth annual Gathering of Elders on March 31 and April 1 at at Seven Clans Casino, 10200 Highway 89 in Red Lake.

The event will include informational booths on tribal programs and services available for elders. An important part of the gathering has been to provide a venue for youth and elders to interact and learn from each other, organizers said in a press release. Keynote speakers include Tanaka Means, Gyasi Ross and Jackie Bird. Prizes will be awarded to those in the following categories: oldest male, oldest female, longest married couple, most grandkids, traveled the farthest and most people living in their home. All winners must be in attendance. All elders 55 and older are invited.