Aaniin Mille Lacs Band Members. Welcome to the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe Legislative Branch Website. This site is not intended to replace the main Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe Website (millelacsband.com) but is an additional resource for band members seeking information related specifically to the Legislative Branch of Government.
There is a section dedicated to each of the district representatives for sharing information relevant to their districts. We appreciate your patience as we continue to tweak the website to be administered and user friendly.
Latest News for the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe
Pioneer Press By: Associated Press Posted: 10/16/2017 MAHNOMEN, Minn. — Six Ojibwe bands that oppose Enbridge Energy’s proposal to replace its Line 3 oil pipeline will open public meetings this week as part of their own environmental assessment. The first is Wednesday on the White Earth Reservation at the Shooting Star Casino in Mahnomen. The tribal proceedings are separate from Continue…Read More
Native Times By: DOI Media Release Posted: 10/16/2017 Cherokee citizen to lead agency serving 567 Tribal communities WASHINGTON – U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke today announced the selection of Bryan Rice, a veteran federal administrator and citizen of the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma, as the new Director of the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), the federal agency Continue…Read More
Mille Lacs Messenger By: Vivian LaMoore Posted: 10/11/2017 Natives Against Heroin call out the drug dealers/users at their own homes on the Mille Lacs Band reservation chanting, “Shut it down – Shut it down” The rain finally let up in the Mille Lacs Lake area for at least a day, although on Thursday, Oct. 5, the cloud cover remained thick Continue…Read More
Pioneer Press By: Christopher Magan Posted: 10/7/2017, Updated 10/10/2017 at 5:42 pm Joe Nickelson and Tom Johnson never thought they’d end up shooting heroin. Dave Baker never imagined he’d lose his 25-year-old son Dan to a heroin overdose. But prescription opioids hooked all three. “It’s the devil’s drug. I wouldn’t wish it on anyone,” said Johnson. “It took 10 years Continue…Read More
Mille Lacs Messenger By: Vivian LaMoore Posted: 08/30/2017 A court order issued by Mille Lacs County District Court Judge Sarah H. Hennesy on Aug. 17 states Mille Lacs Band Tribal Police have “the power of a law enforcement agency and jurisdiction to enforce the laws of this state in the geographical boundaries of the property held by the United States Continue…Read More
Brainerd Dispatch By: Dispatch Staff Posted: 08/21/2017 U.S. Deputy Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt with the National Park Service announced the distribution of historic preservation grants to Minnesota as well as to 10 tribal historic preservation offices in the state. Of the funding distributed, $462,881 went to the state, while $285,766 went to tribal governments. Locally, the Mille Lacs Continue…Read More