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Raising violence awareness

Raising violence awareness

  by Melissa Newland The Keweenaw Bay Indian Community (KBIC) Office of Violence Against Women (OVW), in partnership with the Baraga County Shelter Home, hosted the ninth annual community-wide Domestic Violence… Read more »

Wild Rice ‘Manoomin’ Camp teaches traditions

Wild Rice ‘Manoomin’ Camp teaches traditions

by Melissa Newland A Wild Rice (manoomin) Camp was held in partnership with Keweenaw Bay Indian Community (KBIC) and Ojibwa Community College (OCC), MTU Ford Center and Forest, and Great Lakes… Read more »

Crowds come out for Maawanji-iding; Dancing room only at pow wow

Crowds come out for Maawanji-iding; Dancing room only at pow wow

  by Nancy Besonen It was dancing room only at this past weekend’s 39th Annual Keweenaw Bay Maawanji’iding at the Ojibwa Campground in Baraga. “We had 614 dancers, 14 drums, 40… Read more »

KBOCC honors 10 graduates, 16 certifications

KBOCC honors 10 graduates, 16 certifications

GRADUATION DAY!–The Keweenaw Bay Ojibwa Community College’s Class of 2017 proudly poses for a group shot at commencement ceremonies Saturday, May 6. Left to right are Brittanee Gauthier, Oedith Harris, Jolene DeCota,… Read more »

Welcome 25 new EMT’s; KBOCC grant pays for training

Welcome 25 new EMT’s; KBOCC grant pays for training

by Barry Drue An area-wide Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) shortage has been alleviated, at least in the near term, with the certification of 25 people after months of classes and recent… Read more »

Tribal colleges, universities; Advocate for DOE, BIA funding

Tribal colleges, universities; Advocate for DOE, BIA funding

Keweenaw Bay Ojibwa Community College President, Debbie Parrish, and Board of Regents Member, Cherie Dakota, attended the annual winter meeting for the American Indian Higher Education Consortium and Capitol Hill visits…. Read more »

Tribe breaks ground for casino project

Tribe breaks ground for casino project

  by Nancy Besonen The Keweenaw Bay Indian Community (KBIC) celebrated progress with a groundbreaking Dec. 7, 2016 for its Baraga Ojibwa Casino renovation. Tribal members voted this past August to… Read more »

Tribal Council candidates give viewpoints on issues at forum

Tribal Council candidates give viewpoints on issues at forum

by Nancy Besonen Issues were aired and stands taken at the Tribal Council Candidate Forum Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016 in L’Anse. Keweenaw Bay Ojibwa Community College’s (KBOCC) Anishinaabe Studies, Tribal Government… Read more »

Agencies investigate CertainTeed effluent spill

Agencies investigate CertainTeed effluent spill

by Barry Drue An apparent overflow of effluent from the CertainTeed spraying fields led to a white plume that floated through Ogemaw Creek to the Falls River and eventually to Keweenaw… Read more »

Community strides out vs. domestic violence

Community strides out vs. domestic violence

by Nancy Besonen For the eighth time since Chelsey LaFernier’s tragic death in January, 2009, her community united to strike a blow vs. domestic violence. The Chelsey LaFernier Memorial Walk has… Read more »

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