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Voters of the White Earth Nation are going to the polls to elect a new chairman.
More than 600 tribal health leaders are attending the 10th annual annual National Tribal Public Health Summit.
Steve Turner honors his heritage, pharmacy career, and love of country music.
Terrence “Terry” Tibbetts served the White Earth Nation for more than three decades.
Finally, plant species have rights, too.
Legendary Native leaders Henry and Elizabeth Cloud are the focus of a new book authored by their youngest grandchild.
William 'Billy' James Hughes, a citizen of the White Earth Nation, is the latest Native person to be killed at the hands of police.
The White Earth Nation is heading into election season and it's not looking pretty.
Last year’s water protectors garnered worldwide attention, but several pipeline fights—such as the Enbridge Sandpiper pipeline victory—got little public notice.
The White Earth Nation is looking to diversify its economy by growing hemp.
The Southern Ute Tribe will receive $126 million, on the higher end of a recent round of settlements.
The committee consists of the leaders of the Bois Forte, Fond Du Lac, Grand Portage, Leech Lake, Mille Lacs and White Earth bands.
For the people of White Earth and other tribes, both cases may mean that our tribal government and legal institutions may be able to protect citizens from non Indian businesses who break our laws.
The Seventh Fire features two tribal members and looks at the drug and gang activity on the White Earth Nation in Minnesota.
Kimberly Blaeser, who grew up on the White Earth Nation, traces her love of poetry and performance to her tribal heritage.
Five women -- including activist Winona LaDuke -- and seven men will compete in the April 5 primary.
A prominent coalition of activists, artists and at least one elected tribal leader joined a campaign aimed at putting an end to the controversial practice.
The state of Minnesota isn't recognizing the off-reservation fishing and rice gathering rights of Ojibwe residents.
This letter is not meant to be a political statement but rather a letter of appreciation and commendation for the 12 years of Erma’s leadership and accomplishments while serving in this position.
Erma Vizenor was the first woman to lead the Minnesota tribe and ran into trouble for pursuing constitutional reform.
Attorneys are working closely with Indian Country to find as many additional beneficiaries as possible by April 30, 2016.
The three-day trip in September includes visits with tribal leaders and agency officials in Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin.
Tribes in the Midwest, particularly Minnesota, have all but declared a war on a drug that is affecting newborns.
The $2.6 billion Sandpiper project passes through lands protected by treaties signed in the 1800s.
U.S. Attorney Andrew Luger is working closely with tribes in Minnesota to combat drugs on their reservations.
Tribal, federal and state authorities worked together to bring 41 people to justice for distributing heroin, meth and prescription drugs on reservations in Minnesota.
The 8th Circuit Court of Appeals said the fishermen have a right to earn a living by selling what they catch.
Leaders of eight tribes explain why they oppose the Washington NFL team's racist mascot.
As an American Indian woman, as a tribal leader, and perhaps most importantly, as a mother and grandmother, I find the term and the team name 'Redskins' deeply offensive in any context.
In Minnesota, over 7,300 members of the Red Lake, Leech Lake and White Earth tribes haven't seen their money.
The former leader owed the tribe more than $730,000 in restitution.
The leader who called himself 'Super Chief' led the tribe for 20 years.
Charles J. Jones set the home he shared with Shalonda Clark on fire.
The race relations council in Bemidji, Minnesota, is looking to revive its efforts.
The White Earth Nation in Minnesota is tackling homelessness on the reservation.
The White Earth Band of Ojibwe in Minnesota took a historic vote to adopt a new constitution.
Two Ojibwe tribes in Minnesota are working to update their constitutions in light of a historic vote from one of their fellow bands.
Members of the White Earth Band of Ojibwe in Minnesota voted to eliminate a blood quantum requirement from the tribe's constitution.
Members of the White Earth Band of Ojibwe in Minnesota are voting today on a constitutional amendment to eliminate blood quantum.
Tribes across the country face another round of cuts with the sequestration of the federal budget.
Sequestration of the federal budget is forcing cuts to education, health and social service programs in Indian Country.
Mary Annette Pember goes foraging for food on the White Earth Reservation in Minnesota:
The Indian Country Law Enforcement Officers Memorial in Artesia, New Mexico. Photo Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers. The Bureau of Indian Affairs and the National Museum of the American Indian...
Tribes in Minnesota are already cutting back at their schools due to the sequester of the federal budget. The Red Lake Nation has already reduced security staff. The White Earth...
The federal government will once again be sharing criminal jurisdiction with the The White Earth Nation of Minnesota. With some exceptions, the state of Minnesota was granted jurisdiction in Indian...
Niijii Radio is bringing Ojibwe music, culture, history and news to the airwaves in and around the White Earth Nation in northern Minnesota. Activist Winona LaDuke helped create the station....
"Citizens of the White Earth Band of Ojibwe will vote on constitution reforms in a referendum planned for this summer. The proposed new constitution includes a controversial provision that would...
"A few Ojibwe tribal members spent part of the weekend protesting Minnesota's first managed wolf hunt, which began Saturday. Tribal members on the White Earth Indian Reservation stood along highways...
The White Earth Nation of Minnesota has asked the federal government to assert criminal jurisdiction on its reservation. With some exceptions, the state of Minnesota was granted criminal and civil...
"As leaders of the Red Lake and White Earth Nations in Minnesota, we are alarmed that Congress is giving serious consideration to a plan that would take away tens of...
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear Beaulieu v. Minnesota, a Public Law 280 case. David Beaulieu, a member of the White Earth Band of Ojibwe Indians, was...
Erma Vizenor won re-election as chair of the White Earth Band of Ojibwe Indians in Minnesota. Vizenor won 55.4 percent of the vote. She defeated Kenneth M. Coleman, who had...
"A program that gives federal tax credits to investors who build homes on the White Earth Indian Reservation will make a small but important dent in the chronic housing shortage...
"Some Native American tribes in Minnesota are hoping a relatively new federal law will help reduce high reservation crime rates. The Tribal Law and Order Act would allow for more...
The U.S. Supreme Court is asking the state of Minnesota for a reply in Beaulieu v. Minnesota, a Public Law 280 case. David Beaulieu, a member of the White Earth...
The Native Mob is one of the most violent gangs in Indian Country, an expert in Indian gangs said. The gang started in Minnesota in the 1990s. Its structure includes...
The Department of Justice said 24 members of the "Native Mob" gang have been indicted in federal court on numerous charges, including drug trafficking, assault and attempted murder. Authorities arrested...
Adoption cases involving Indian children who aren't "domiciled" on the reservation cannot be transferred to tribes, the Minnesota Supreme Court ruled on Wednesday. The White Earth Band of Ojibwe Indians...
"White Earth Indian Reservation, Minn. — Hunger is such a problem on some parts of the White Earth Reservation that there is a neighborhood some people call Hungry Hill. "It's...
As an attorney for the Internal Revenue Service, Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minnesota), a 2012 Republican candidate for president, was assigned to collect taxes from Marvin Manypenny, a member of the...