11th Annual Community Wellness Summit Held at Red Lake

Published March 20, 2017 Theme: “Coming together for the People” “The dynamics of oppression on a culture, and the dynamics of alcoholism in the family, resemble each other so much as to be indistinguishable from each other when viewed through Indian eyes.” ~Dr. Cecil White Hat, (Lakota Sioux) 8th Annual Drug and Gang Summit. RED LAKE INDIAN […]

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Fifth Annual Native Nations Night at Sanford Center Tribal Nation Leaders Honored with Ceremonial Puck-Drop

Published February 6, 2017 BEMIDJI, MINNESOTA – Bemidji State University (BSU) and the Sanford Center hosted the 5th Annual Native Nations Night on Friday evening, February 3, 2017. Billed as “a night to honor the Native peoples and heritage of the Bemidji region,” the evening’s fans would watch the BSU Beavers men’s hockey team beat the Michigan […]

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Red Lake Member, Tim Sumner, Elected As Beltrami County Chairman of Board of Commissioners

  Published January 9, 2017 BEMIDJI, MINNESOTA — Timothy A. “Tim” Sumner, a member of the Red Lake Nation, has been elected chairman of Board of Commissioners in Beltrami County, Minnesota. Sumner was first elected to the Beltrami County Commission in November 12. Sumner thanked the audience “for the respect you have shown by letting me […]

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Minnesota Tribal Officials Meet with Governor/DHS & DEED Commissioners

Published August 22, 2016 BEMIDJI, MINNESOTA—Members of the Red Lake Tribal Council along with elected officials from Leech Lake and White Earth met with two of the Governor’s commissioners and the Governor himself over a two-day period at the offices of the Northwest Indian OIC in Bemidji. Elected officials and key staff from the three […]

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Darwin Sumner Succeeds His Father John as Red Lake Chief

Swearing in Held at March 2016 Tribal Council Meeting  Published March 10, 2016 RED LAKE INDIAN RESERVATION—At about 9:30 a.m., just prior to the March 8, 2016, monthly meeting of the Red Lake Tribal Council, Darwin Sumner was sworn in as one of Red Lake’s Hereditary Chiefs. Sumner succeeds his father John Sumner who passed on […]

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Red Lake Band Member Time Sumner Introduces Bernie Sanders at Rally

Published February 27, 2016 HIBBING, MINNESOTA — Red Lake Band member Tim Sumner, who is also a Beltrami county commissioner, was honored to be one of two persons selected by the Senator Bernie Sanders campaign to introduce the presidential candidate at a rally held at the historic Hibbing High School in Hibbing, Minnesota on Friday, […]

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