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
National Congress of American Indians and Change the Mascot Respond to Disappointing Supreme Court Ruling Upholding Derogatory Trademark
National Congress of American Indians website Oneida Nation Homelands (June 19, 2017) The National Congress of American Indians and the Change the Mascot campaign today responded to the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling this morning that federal trademarks can be registered, even if offensive or derogatory.* Change the Mascot leaders National Congress of American Indians Executive Director Jackie Pata and Oneida Continue…Read More
The Pilot-Independent By: Staff writer from The Pilot-Independent Posted: 06/16/2017 The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has announced that the agency will initiate an external review of Mille Lacs Lake walleye management and harvest strategy. The review is part of the scientific process of adaptive fisheries management and will help to increase transparency with the public. “Mille Lacs Lake issues Continue…Read More
Mille Lacs Messenger By: Vivian LaMoore Posted: 06/14/2017 Mille Lacs County Administrator Pat Oman announced on Friday, June 9, the negotiations between Mille Lacs County and the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe regarding the joint powers law enforcement agreement has come to a standstill. Neither party can agree. The outcome is there is no new law enforcement agreement. The parties Continue…Read More
National Congress of American Indians Website By: Unknown Posted: 06/14/2017 WASHINGTON, DC | The National Congress of American Indians (NCAI) congratulates the Standing Rock and Cheyenne River Sioux Tribes on their successful defense of their lands and waters against the harms of the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL), and all of the Tribal Nations who supported their efforts. “This case is Continue…Read More
Indian tribes, business leaders make their cases in Enbridge Line 3 debate Public hearing in St. Paul hosted a passionate economics vs. environment battle.
Star Tribune By: Mike Hughlett Posted: 06/13/2017 Enbridge Energy's plan to replace its "Line 3" pipeline across northern Minnesota is a golden opportunity to get rid of an old, corroded oil conduit, creating thousands of construction jobs in the process. Or it's a potential menace to the environment — through oil spills — as the new pipeline wends its way Continue…Read More
Aitkin Independent Age By: Unknown Posted: 06/01/2017 Mille Lacs Tribal Police officers can enforce state criminal law on all Band-owned fee land and tribal trust land in Pine County The Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe announced the Band and Pine County have signed a law enforcement agreement. The new agreement replaces a previous agreement in place since 2004. Under the Continue…Read More