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

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  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

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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

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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

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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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10th Annual Drug & Gang Summit Held at Red Lake “Coming Together for the People” is Theme

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“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. Published February 16, 2016 RED LAKE INDIAN RESERVATION — The Tenth Annual Red […]

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Red Lake (Minn.) High School Honored as “Dream Team of the Week”

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  Published February 12, 2016 Lady Warriors currently lead their division with all Native American Roster ATLANTA — The Atlanta Dream has selected Red Lake Senior High School in Red Lake, Minnesota, as this week’s recipient of the “Addie” Award.  The honor is presented weekly during the WNBA offseason to a girls’ high school basketball team […]

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