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
MPRNEWS By: Dan Kraker Posted: 07/05/2017 Each day for decades, five pipelines have quietly pumped more than 2 million barrels of Canadian crude oil below northern Minnesota's forests, lakes and rivers to refineries around the Upper Midwest. It's a network that for years saw little public scrutiny. The lines were built in an era with no federal environmental law requiring Continue…Read More
Red Lake, other tribes alarmed by Trump’s proposed cuts to BIA programs Anti-suicide initiative among programs that would be cut, Red Lake leader says.
Star Tribune By: Maya Rao Posted: 07/03/2017 WASHINGTON — The last few years have seen the Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians reopen a juvenile justice facility that sat empty for a decade, establish a “last chance” school for students on the verge of expulsion, and raise the number of youth screenings for mental health problems, drug addiction and domestic Continue…Read More
Indianz By: Arne Vainio, M.D. Posted: 06/20/2017 What do you want to be when you grow up? They were late to the appointment and I almost wasn’t able to see them. A five-year-old girl missing one of her top teeth and her mom, single and taking the day off for this appointment. She was in college getting her general requirements Continue…Read More
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