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Red Lake to host Youth Leadership Conference

RED LAKE -- The 14th Annual Red Lake Nation Youth Leadership Conference will be held Wednesday through Friday, May 28-31, at Red Lake High School. The conference theme this year is “Indigenous Power.”

The conference will feature national and local presenters and performers, youth activities and banquet. The event kicks off at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, at the Red Lake Nation College and features a fashion show and entertainment.

Workshops and presentations will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Thursday and Friday. Topics will include; powwow Zumba, Indigenous hip-hop, natural skin care products, self-care, healing through culture, hand drum making, moccasin making, moccasin game teachings, keeping tobacco sacred and story of hoop dancing.

In addition to the workshops, a banquet will be held Thursday evening at Red Lake Nation College at 6 p.m., followed by entertainment by Supaman and a performance by the Sampson Brothers.

For more information and registration, call Reyna Lussier at (218) 679-1547 or Jessica Urrutia (218) 679-1540.