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
Star Tribune By: Zach Kayser Posted: 08/24/2016 Business owners on Mille Lacs Lake, legislators and tribal bands whose members hold fishing rights on the lake had varying reactions to news the state would shut down the walleye season after Labor Day. DNR Fisheries chief Don Pereira announced the upcoming closure at a meeting of the Mille Lacs Fisheries Continue…Read More
Star Tribune By: Pamela Miller and Tony Kennedy Posted: 08/24/2016 Ojibwe bands were displeased with earlier move by Dayton, DNR. Reversing a controversial decision made just two weeks ago, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources said Tuesday that catch-and-release walleye fishing on Lake Mille Lacs will close for the season on Sept. 6. The surprise move came in Continue…Read More
Star Tribune By: Brandon Stahl and MaryJo Webster Posted: 08/21/2016 Minnesota wrestles with a system that has put more American Indian children in foster care than any other state in the nation. From his bench on the second floor of Hennepin County’s juvenile courthouse, Judge Luis Bartolomei will determine the future of five American Indian families. Among them: A Continue…Read More
SCTimes By: Time Staff Report Posted: 8/19/2016 ONAMIA — The Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe will host its 50th annual powwow, featuring traditional dancing and drum ceremonies, Aug. 19-21 on the shores of Lake Mille Lacs, 12 miles north of Onamia off U.S. Highway 169. Admission is free. The powwow grounds are 2 miles north of Grand Casino Mille Lacs. Each Continue…Read More
Mille Lacs Messenger By: Brielle Bredsten Posted: 08/18/2016 Earlier this month I had an opportunity to hear my friend Ramona Marozas speak on her experience of Native coverage in journalism. As a member of the Bad River Band, and as a producer at KBJR-TV in Duluth, she gave a unique perspective that I felt is relevant to many of Continue…Read More
Bismarck Tribune By: Nick Smith Posted: 08/18/2016 Opponents of the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline project took to the streets Thursday evening for a peaceful protest in solidarity against a project they say could cause severe harm to Missouri River drinking water for tribal members and others. “Even though the oil companies might have the money, they can’t subdue the message,” Continue…Read More