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RED LAKE NATION

With a term effective June 22, 2022, and expiring Jan. 5, 2026, Nelson’s duties will include promoting and protecting public health, safety and welfare through the licensure and regulation of people who practice social work in the state.
A Red Lake man was sentenced on June 3 to 235 months in prison, followed by five years of supervised release, for sexually abusing a child over the course of several years, according to U.S. Attorney Andrew Luger.
“The conference will focus on gathering young leaders and community members from the surrounding area to create an environment of healing utilizing our culture and traditional teachings through a modern perspective from a new generation viewpoint,” a release said.
White blazed a trail for herself that she’s developed into a promising future, and now she’s giving back to the community that raised her. White, who finished her playing career at Valparaiso University this year, is holding a free youth basketball camp in Red Lake this week.

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Red Lake High School graduate Stacy Lussier has eclectic interests. With the same variety of feelings about graduation, Lussier is both excited and nervous about leaving the high school environment she has been accustomed to over the years.
The Red Lake Tribal Initiative, now named Ombimindwaa Gidinawemaaganinaadog or “Uplifting our Relatives,” was specifically recognized for its child welfare and social service efforts.
RED LAKE — A Red Lake man was sentenced on Wednesday to 60 months in prison, followed by four years of supervised release, for selling fentanyl on the Red Lake Nation, according to the U.S. Department of Justice.
Floyd “Buck” Jourdain challenged incumbent Darrell Seki Sr. for Red Lake chairman, for which Jourdain earned 1,510 votes and Seki received 1,507 – a mere difference of three votes.
Red Lake Nation College graduate Alyssa Webster is putting in work for the next seven generations.
Red Lake Nation was recently awarded $268,000 in fiscal year 2021 safety funds from the Federal Highway Administration’s Tribal Transportation Program for their project, “Lighting for 40 High-Risk Intersections.”

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Tribal Secretary Sam Strong recently donated $14,000 to Red Lake Nation College, which will provide a $1,000 scholarship for each of RLNC’s fourteen 2022 graduates.
Planning for the degree program began in 2018 with the help of a $600,000 grant initiative from a sustainability foundation.
Leech Lake Tribal College held an event April 21-23 bringing together students from Ojibwe tribal colleges from three states that featured competitions and traditional crafts.

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