News & Updates

State, reservations receive federal historic preservation grants

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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...
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Mille Lacs Band gets federal grant to study walleye habitat

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St. Cloud Times By: Times Staff Posted: 08/15/2017 A federal grant of almost $200,000 will help the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe identify walleye habitat in Mille Lacs Lake. The Tribal Wildlife Grant of $199,075 comes from the U.S. Department of the Interior. The department also announced Tuesday that it allocated $993,310 to Minnesota state wildlife agencies through the TWG...
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Mad Scientist: Ojibwe Doctor Named Physician of the Year

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Indian Country Media Network By: Konnie LeMay Posted: 08/06/2017 Ojibwe doctor Arne Vainio never expected to be anybody’s hero. Heck, he never took it for granted that he’d live long enough to get through high school, let alone finish medical school, marry the love of his life, raise a son and become a family-practice physician at the Fond du...
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Mille Lacs Lake watershed management lake health conference announced

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Mille Lacs Messenger By: Unknown Posted: 07/20/2017 The Mille Lacs Lake Watershed Management Group, in coordination with the Mille Lacs & Aitkin SWCDs and Mille Lacs County, is proud to host the 2017 Lake Health Conference at McQuoid’s Inn on Aug. 7, 2017. This conference features presentations and hands-on demonstrations from experts in their respective fields, including: Doug Jensen,...
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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.

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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...
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Manoominike Giizis Feast of the Wild July 30 in Nisswa

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The Pilot-Independent By: Dean Morrill Posted: 07/03/2017 Join Honor the Earth Executive Director Winona LaDuke and musical guest Annie Humphrey July 30 at 6 p.m. at Northland Arboretum in Brainerd for a traditional indigenous feast in honor and celebration of Northern Minnesota’s clean water and wild rice harvest. This benefit dinner is one of several stops along Honor the...
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