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Filed Under: Law
Authorities investigate fatal crash involving Bad River officer (11/25)
A 66-year-old woman died on the scene, according to the local sheriff.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Vice: Bad River Band fights big money over mine in small town (06/10)
Vice travels to Wisconsin to talk to the Bad River Band and hear about the fight against the Gogebic Taconite mine near the reservation.

Filed Under: Opinion
Opinion: Bad River Band emerges as major foe of mining project (03/31)
The Bad River Band of the Lake Superior Tribe of Chippewa Indians is leading the fight against the proposed Gogebic Taconite mine near its reservation in northern Wisconsin.

Filed Under: Opinion
Mary Pember: Returning to a sacred place for all Ojibwe people (03/07)
Mary Annette Pember shares the significance of Madeline Island among Ojibwe people.

Filed Under: Law | National
Mary Pember: Non-Indians want to stay on Bad River Band land (03/05)
Mary Annette Pember reports on pending discussions between the Bad River Band of the Lake Superior Tribe of Chippewa Indians and non-Indians who have leased a significant tribal site for nearly 50 years.

Filed Under: Environment
USDA Blog: Project documents traditional foods in Great Lakes (11/18)
The Great Lakes Indian Fish and Wildlife Commission is encouraging tribal members to use traditional foods.

Filed Under: Environment | Law
WPR: Mining company can't keep Bad River Band off property (10/25)
District attorney for Wisconsin county says energy company can't stop members of the Bad River Band from hunting, fishing, surveying or sightseeing on land being used for a controversial mine.

Filed Under: Environment
WPR: Bad River Band joins hike thru controversial mining site (10/15)
Bad River Band of the Lake Superior Tribe of Chippewa Indians joins tour of controversial mine site in northern Wisconsin.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Center: Bad River Band cites treaties in battle against big mine (09/06)
The Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism reports on opposition from the Bad River Band of the Lake Superior Tribe of Chippewa Indians to a huge mine near the reservation.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | Opinion
Mary Pember: Bill would bar tribal activists from public mine site (09/04)
Mary Annette Pember reports on Wisconsin Senate Bill 278, which would bar tribal members from entering public lands that are being used for a controversial mine.

Filed Under: Environment
WPR: Bad River Band promises to fix violations at water plant (08/23)
The Bad River Band of Lake Superior Chippewa in Wisconsin plans to address violations at its wastewater plant.

Filed Under: Environment | National
WPR: Bad River Band calls for release of mining company data (08/07)
Bad River Band of the Lake Superior Tribe of Chippewa Indians calls on mining company to release data about iron deposits in Wisconsin.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Mary Pember: Bad River man sneaks up on guards at mine site (07/15)
Mary Annette Pember talks to Makoons, a man from the Bad River Band of the Lake Superior Tribe of Chippewa Indians who visited a mining site in northern Wisconsin.

Filed Under: Environment
Bad River Band loses bid to block exploratory work for mine (06/18)
The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources won't stop exploratory drilling work at a controversial mine site near the reservation of the Bad River Band.

Filed Under: Environment
Bad River Band objects to exploratory work at mining site (06/11)
The Bad River Band of the Lake Superior Tribe of Chippewa Indians is objecting to exploratory work at a huge mining site in Wisconsin. The tribe says it wasn't consulted...

Filed Under: Environment
WPR: Tribes hold drum ceremony in protest of proposed mine (05/21)
Wisconsin Public Radio reports on tribal opposition to a controversial mine near the Bad River Reservation: Native American tribal elders from Bad River and Red Cliff held a drum ceremony...

Filed Under: Environment | National
Blog: Wisconsin tribes united in battle against huge iron mine (04/16)
Urban Milwaukee reports on the controversial mine opposed by the Bad River Band of the Lake Superior Tribe of Chippewa Indians and other tribes in Wisconsin: The water-rich Penokee Hills...

Filed Under: Environment | National
Mary Pember: Ojibwe women vow to protect lands from mining (03/13)
Mary Annette Pember reports on the fight over mining in Wisconsin: Ojibwe men are easily identified by the notorious flatness of their rear ends. According to my mom, those butts...

Filed Under: Environment | Law | Opinion
Opinion: Treaties support tribes in Wisconsin mining debacle (03/08)
Bad River Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Chairman Mike Wiggins Jr. Photo © Associated Press Attorney Brian Pierson weighs in on the mining bill that just passed the Wisconsin...

Filed Under: Environment | Politics
Wisconsin Senate approves mining bill despite tribal protests (02/28)
The Wisconsin Senate voted 17-16 to approve a controversial mining bill opposed by the Bad River Band of the Lake Superior Tribe of Chippewa Indians and other tribes. Tribal...

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