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
Brainerd Dispatch By: Brainerd Dispatch Posted: 02/16/2017 The Minnesota Department of Human Services and the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe reached an agreement to preserve culturally relevant substance abuse and addiction treatment services for American Indians throughout the state. Under the agreement, DHS will close Four Winds, its Community Addiction Recovery Enterprise program in Brainerd, and the Mille Lacs Band Continue…Read More
Mille Lacs Messenger By: Vivian LaMoore Posted: 02/15/2017 The medical examiner presented an annual report to the Mille Lacs County Board during the regular board meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 7, reporting a total of 202 deaths in Mille Lacs County during 2016 including one homicide. Dr. A. Quinn Strobl is the chief medical examiner with Anoka County for medical examiner Continue…Read More
Mille Lacs Messenger By: Vivian LaMoore Posted: 02/08/2017 With Ground Hogs Day past and no shadow was foreseen, there are sure to be six more weeks of winter. At least in Pennsylvania. Here in Mille Lacs County it could be eight weeks or more of the cold and snow. That may give the county maintenance department time to try out Continue…Read More
Union and Times By: Debbie Griffin Posted: 1/27/17 Milaca – Mille Lacs County and the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe have been at odds since June 2016 regarding the long-standing cooperative law enforcement agreement between them, and the board agreed at its Jan. 17 meeting to participate in mediation at the request of Gov. Mark Dayton. The mutual aid agreement Continue…Read More
A hope for change: Duluth Indian Child Welfare Court aims for better outcomes for Native American families
Duluth News Tribune By: Jana Hollingsworth Posted: 1/29/17 DULUTH — Samantha Jackson balanced her 9-month-old baby, Elias, carefully on her lap inside 6th Judicial District Judge Sally Tarnowski's courtroom one January day. Gathered around four heavy tables pushed together in the middle of the room, Jackson and Elias — there for a hearing — were joined by Tarnowski, attorneys and Continue…Read More
Indian Country Media Network By: Harlan McKosato Posted: 1/29/17 A lot of tribal people I’ve been talking to lately believe that the Indian Health Care Improvement Act is in peril (that includes the Indian Health Service) because it is intertwined with the Affordable Care Act. They say, “Do you know what would happen if the Trump administration pulls that funding?” Continue…Read More