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Tribal items still going up for sale as lawmakers advance STOP Act
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Tribal items still going up for sale as lawmakers advance STOP Act (May 17, 2018)

A bipartisan bill aimed at stopping the trafficking of tribal items is taking a step forward on Capitol Hill amid ongoing concern over the sale of cultural property.

Sacred pipe sold at auction being returned to tribes thanks to anonymous buyer
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Sacred pipe sold at auction being returned to tribes thanks to anonymous buyer (May 9, 2018)

The Prairie Island Indian Community is offering thanks to an anonymous person who purchased a sacred pipe at an auction.

Former Prairie Island president Albert White passes away at 69
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Former Prairie Island president Albert White passes away at 69 (January 13, 2016)

Albert Charles “Sonny” White's Dakota name was Wah Cho Geh Nee Gah, or One Who Leads.

Key lawmakers remain opposed to Yucca Mountain nuclear dump
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Key lawmakers remain opposed to Yucca Mountain nuclear dump (January 30, 2015)

The facility would be located on land promised to Western Shoshone tribes under the 1863 Treaty of Ruby Valley.

Prairie Island Indian Community sues over nuclear waste rule
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Prairie Island Indian Community sues over nuclear waste rule (October 29, 2014)

After 20 years, the tribe is will waiting for the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to address the 'temporary' storage of nuclear waste next to the reservation.

Minnesota city replaces Columbus Day with Chief Red Wing Day
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Minnesota city replaces Columbus Day with Chief Red Wing Day (May 1, 2014)

The city council in Red Wing, Minnesota, voted to replace Columbus Day with Chief Red Wing Day.

MPR: Prairie Island Indian Community  discusses nuclear facility
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MPR: Prairie Island Indian Community discusses nuclear facility (November 8, 2012)

"The Prairie Island Indian Community is asking the federal government to respond to its long-running concerns about nuclear waste stored near the Prairie Island power plant. Members of the tribal...

Prairie Island Indian Community  signs MOU for nuclear facility
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Prairie Island Indian Community signs MOU for nuclear facility (October 16, 2012)

The Prairie Island Indian Community of Minnesota entered into a memorandum of understanding with the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to address issues at a nuclear facility next to the reservation. The...

Prairie Island Indian Community raises nuclear waste concerns
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Prairie Island Indian Community raises nuclear waste concerns (September 4, 2012)

The Prairie Island Indian Community of Minnesota is asking the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to address nuclear waste issues at a plant next to the reservation. The Prairie Island Nuclear Generating...

Prairie Island Indian Community concerned about nuclear plant
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Prairie Island Indian Community concerned about nuclear plant (August 15, 2012)

The Prairie Island Indian Community of Minnesota said it was troubled by operations at a nuclear power facility next to its reservation. The Prairie Island Nuclear Generating Plant was forced...

Prairie Island Indian Community wins a ruling on nuclear waste
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Prairie Island Indian Community wins a ruling on nuclear waste (June 11, 2012)

The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday struck down a Nuclear Regulatory Commission rule in a lawsuit filed by the Prairie Island Indian Community of Minnesota and other parties....

Sports: Lacrosse team reaches out to Prairie Island youth
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Sports: Lacrosse team reaches out to Prairie Island youth (January 27, 2012)

"Promotions are the lifeblood of pre-game and halftime entertainment at sporting events. Objectives can vary greatly -- from quick laughs to an attempt at education -- but few would seem...

Editorial: Prairie Island Tribe lives  in shadow of nuclear threat
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Editorial: Prairie Island Tribe lives in shadow of nuclear threat (January 12, 2012)

"At 3:53 a.m., a worker discovers bleach is leaking from a 500-gallon bleach tank. (The bleach is important because it cleans the water used in the reactor’s vital cooling system.)...

MPR: NRC worked with Prairie Island Community on study
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MPR: NRC worked with Prairie Island Community on study (May 18, 2011)

"The Prairie Island nuclear power plant is a step closer to winning approval to operate for another 20 years. The federal Nuclear Regulatory Commission announced Tuesday that it has found...

MPR: Prairie Island Tribe worried about safety at nuclear plant
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MPR: Prairie Island Tribe worried about safety at nuclear plant (March 17, 2011)

"The earthquake and tsunami in Japan the disaster they caused at a nuclear power plant there are raising questions about the safety of Minnesota's two nuclear power plants. Xcel...