Notices, Updates and Community Events

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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National Congress of American Indians and Change the Mascot Respond to Disappointing Supreme Court Ruling Upholding Derogatory Trademark

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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...
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DNR seeks outside review of Mille Lacs Lake walleye questions and concerns

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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...
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Law enforcement agreement negotiations end in standstill

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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...
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Standing Rock Claims Confirmed – Justice Demands Tribes Rights are Respected

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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...
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Indian tribes, business leaders make their cases in Enbridge Line 3 debate Public hearing in St. Paul hosted a passionate economics vs. environment battle.

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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...
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MEETINGS PROVIDE OPPORTUNITIES TO VOICE CONCERNS ABOUT LINE 3 REPLACEMENT PROJECT

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Herald Review By: Winona LaDuke Executive Director, Honor the Earth Posted: 05/31/2017 From June 6-22, community members across Minnesota will attend 22 public meetings to learn about the proposed Line 3 oil pipeline project and comment on the state’s Draft Environmental Impact Statement. State law requires that public comments be gathered to inform the final version of the...
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