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Bad River Band benefits from Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations
Cobell Lawsuit & Settlement | National
Bad River Band benefits from Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations (July 13, 2017)
Through the acquisition of fractional interests, the Bad River Band regained ownership of 3,492 acres on its reservation in northern Wisconsin.

Mary Annette Pember: It's sugar bush time across Ojibwe country
Environment
Mary Annette Pember: It's sugar bush time across Ojibwe country (March 20, 2017)
Tapping trees to make maple syrup is a time-tested Ojibwe tradition.

Mary Annette Pember: Bad River Band takes stand on oil pipeline
Environment | National
Mary Annette Pember: Bad River Band takes stand on oil pipeline (January 17, 2017)
Independent journalist Mary Annette Pember reports on efforts to evict an aging pipeline from a reservation in northern Wisconsin.

Bad River Band calls for removal of aging pipeline on reservation
Canada | Environment | National
Bad River Band calls for removal of aging pipeline on reservation (January 12, 2017)
The Line 5 pipeline has been transporting oil through the reservation since 1953.

Mark Anthony Rolo: Bad River Band took a stand against big mine
Environment | Opinion
Mark Anthony Rolo: Bad River Band took a stand against big mine (October 31, 2016)
'People all over the country are becoming fed up with corporate exploitation of the land and natural resources.'

Landowners from Bad River Band see $6.6M in Cobell buy-back offers
Cobell Lawsuit & Settlement | National
Landowners from Bad River Band see $6.6M in Cobell buy-back offers (October 26, 2016)
Offers went out to nearly 3,000 landowners on the Wisconsin reservation.

Bad River Band included in President Obama's disaster declaration
Environment | National
Bad River Band included in President Obama's disaster declaration (August 11, 2016)
The Wisconsin tribe was hit hard by storms and floods that have left dozens of families without homes.

Bad River Band hit hard by floods that forced families out of homes
Environment | National
Bad River Band hit hard by floods that forced families out of homes (August 9, 2016)
Dozens of families are awaiting work on permanent housing after storms battered the reservation in July.

Three tribes enter cooperative agreements for buy-back program
Cobell Lawsuit & Settlement | National
Three tribes enter cooperative agreements for buy-back program (May 25, 2016)
The Bad River Band in Wisconsin, the Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska and the Yakama Nation in Washington will educate landowners about the effort.

Mary Annette Pember: Bad River Band citizens battle drug abuse
Health | National
Mary Annette Pember: Bad River Band citizens battle drug abuse (March 18, 2016)
After seeing the high rates of heroin use and overdose, and a dramatic increase in rates of HIV and Hepatitis C, Bad River members formed Gwayakobimaadiziwin or 'making changes to make things right in your life.'

Mark Anthony Rolo: Bad River Band puts major focus on health
Health | Opinion
Mark Anthony Rolo: Bad River Band puts major focus on health (November 23, 2015)
This Thanksgiving, American Indian tribes will acknowledge they have a long way to go to fully restore health, economy and social justice in their communities.

Alex Jacobs: Unlikely alliances advance agenda in Indian Country
Environment | Opinion
Alex Jacobs: Unlikely alliances advance agenda in Indian Country (June 15, 2015)
In the Pacific Northwest, Native nations are using their treaty rights to fight plans for coal and oil trains, because shipping and burning fossil fuels threatens their fisheries.

Winona LaDuke: Energy company hasn't been listening to tribes
Environment | Opinion
Winona LaDuke: Energy company hasn't been listening to tribes (June 8, 2015)
The Enbridge Company’s Linda Coady, Senior Vice President of Sustainability, had come out from Calgary to have a 'Listening Session' with the Native community.

Sokaogon Chippewa Community leader cheers end of mine plan
Environment | National | Politics
Sokaogon Chippewa Community leader cheers end of mine plan (March 6, 2015)
Democrats reportedly applauded loudly while Republicans mostly stayed quiet.

Mary Pember: Bad River Band wins as massive mine put on hold
Environment | National
Mary Pember: Bad River Band wins as massive mine put on hold (March 3, 2015)
The mining debate helped create new and surprising alliances between tribal groups and local citizens.

Mary Pember: Defining and dealing with our historical trauma
Opinion
Mary Pember: Defining and dealing with our historical trauma (December 2, 2014)
Visiting a boarding school on the Bad River Reservation in Wisconsin.

Authorities investigate fatal crash involving Bad River officer
Law
Authorities investigate fatal crash involving Bad River officer (November 25, 2014)
A 66-year-old woman died on the scene, according to the local sheriff.

Vice: Bad River Band fights big money over mine in small town
Environment | National
Vice: Bad River Band fights big money over mine in small town (June 10, 2014)
Vice travels to Wisconsin to talk to the Bad River Band and hear about the fight against the Gogebic Taconite mine near the reservation.

Opinion: Bad River Band emerges as major foe of mining project
Opinion
Opinion: Bad River Band emerges as major foe of mining project (March 31, 2014)
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.

Mary Pember: Returning to a sacred place for all Ojibwe people
Opinion
Mary Pember: Returning to a sacred place for all Ojibwe people (March 7, 2014)
Mary Annette Pember shares the significance of Madeline Island among Ojibwe people.

Mary Pember: Non-Indians want to stay on Bad River Band land
Law | National
Mary Pember: Non-Indians want to stay on Bad River Band land (March 5, 2014)
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.

USDA Blog: Project documents     traditional foods in Great Lakes
Environment
USDA Blog: Project documents traditional foods in Great Lakes (November 18, 2013)
The Great Lakes Indian Fish and Wildlife Commission is encouraging tribal members to use traditional foods.

WPR: Mining company can't keep Bad River Band off property
Environment | Law
WPR: Mining company can't keep Bad River Band off property (October 25, 2013)
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.

WPR: Bad River Band joins hike thru controversial mining site
Environment
WPR: Bad River Band joins hike thru controversial mining site (October 15, 2013)
Bad River Band of the Lake Superior Tribe of Chippewa Indians joins tour of controversial mine site in northern Wisconsin.

Center: Bad River Band cites treaties in battle against big mine
Environment | National
Center: Bad River Band cites treaties in battle against big mine (September 6, 2013)
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.

Mary Pember: Bill would bar tribal activists from public mine site
Environment | Law | Opinion
Mary Pember: Bill would bar tribal activists from public mine site (September 4, 2013)
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.

WPR: Bad River Band promises to fix violations at water plant
Environment
WPR: Bad River Band promises to fix violations at water plant (August 23, 2013)
The Bad River Band of Lake Superior Chippewa in Wisconsin plans to address violations at its wastewater plant.

WPR: Bad River Band calls for release of mining company data
Environment | National
WPR: Bad River Band calls for release of mining company data (August 7, 2013)
Bad River Band of the Lake Superior Tribe of Chippewa Indians calls on mining company to release data about iron deposits in Wisconsin.

Mary Pember: Bad River man sneaks up on guards at mine site
Environment | National
Mary Pember: Bad River man sneaks up on guards at mine site (July 15, 2013)
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.

Bad River Band loses bid to block exploratory work for mine
Environment
Bad River Band loses bid to block exploratory work for mine (June 18, 2013)
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.

Bad River Band objects to exploratory work at mining site
Environment
Bad River Band objects to exploratory work at mining site (June 11, 2013)
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...

WPR:  Tribes hold drum ceremony   in protest of proposed mine
Environment
WPR: Tribes hold drum ceremony in protest of proposed mine (May 21, 2013)
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...

Blog: Wisconsin tribes united in battle against huge iron mine
Environment | National
Blog: Wisconsin tribes united in battle against huge iron mine (April 16, 2013)
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...

Mary Pember: Ojibwe women vow to protect   lands from mining
Environment | National
Mary Pember: Ojibwe women vow to protect lands from mining (March 13, 2013)
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...

Opinion: Treaties support  tribes in    Wisconsin mining debacle
Environment | Law | Opinion
Opinion: Treaties support tribes in Wisconsin mining debacle (March 8, 2013)
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...

Wisconsin Senate approves mining bill despite tribal protests
Environment | Politics
Wisconsin Senate approves mining bill despite tribal protests (February 28, 2013)
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...

Column: Mine plan would harm  a way of  life for Bad River Band
Opinion
Column: Mine plan would harm a way of life for Bad River Band (February 14, 2013)
"It’s easy for me to remember the date of a remarkable assignment I had as a young journalist — a guided tour of the Kakagon Sloughs during the wild rice...

Bad River Band emerges as strong opponent in mining battle
Environment | Politics
Bad River Band emerges as strong opponent in mining battle (February 13, 2013)
The Bad River Band of the Lake Superior Tribe of Chippewa Indians has emerged as a strong opponent against Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) and Republican lawmakers who want to...

Opinion: Don't leave out Bad River Band in mining negotiation
Opinion
Opinion: Don't leave out Bad River Band in mining negotiation (February 11, 2013)
"The framing of the mining controversy by mainstream media as an issue of jobs vs. environmental protection gives short shrift to the issue of cultural survival for the Bad River...

WPR: Wisconsin tribes   united in opposition to  GOP mining bill
Environment | Politics
WPR: Wisconsin tribes united in opposition to GOP mining bill (February 7, 2013)
"After a private meeting with Governor Scott Walker Tuesday, the leaders of eight of Wisconsin's eleven tribes say they are united in opposing the Republican version of a new iron...

WPR: Bad River Band blasts state lawmakers over mining bill
Environment
WPR: Bad River Band blasts state lawmakers over mining bill (February 6, 2013)
"Legislative committees this week are scheduled to take up a Republican bill that could help open a large taconite mine in northern Wisconsin, but lawmakers are being taken to task,...

FSRN:  Bad River Band at hearing on controversial mine plan
Environment | Law
FSRN: Bad River Band at hearing on controversial mine plan (January 24, 2013)
"In Madison, Wisconsin, people filled a contentious public hearing at the capitol today to express opposition to state legislation that would weaken environmental regulation and pave the way for a...

Bad River Band continues battle against big mine by reservation
Environment
Bad River Band continues battle against big mine by reservation (January 9, 2013)
The Bad River Band of the Lake Superior Tribe of Chippewa Indians continues to speak out against a proposed mine near its reservation in Wisconsin. Chairman Mike Wiggins Jr. called...

WUWM: Bad River Band leads opposition to mining in Wisconsin
Environment
WUWM: Bad River Band leads opposition to mining in Wisconsin (November 29, 2012)
"Mike Wiggins, Jr. serves as tribal chairman of the Bad River Band of Lake Superior Chippewa. Its reservation covers more than 125,000 acres in northern Wisconsin. Wiggins has NOT hidden...

Bad River Band starts removal process for chair Michael Wiggins
Politics
Bad River Band starts removal process for chair Michael Wiggins (August 9, 2012)
Michael Wiggins, the chairman of the Bad River Band of the Lake Superior Tribe of Chippewa Indians in Wisconsin, is being removed from office. Wiggins said the tribal council's 4-2...

WPR: Bad River Band not giving up fight against mining project
Environment
WPR: Bad River Band not giving up fight against mining project (June 13, 2012)
"Efforts to resurrect legislation to streamline permitting for iron ore mining may be on the back-burner, but a leading opponent is moving ahead as if the fight was still front...

WUWM: Tribes in Wisconsin seek more consultation on state policies
National | Politics
WUWM: Tribes in Wisconsin seek more consultation on state policies (March 13, 2012)
"Tribal leaders in Wisconsin made it clear Tuesday they retain concerns about a potential mining operation. The leaders of 11 Indian Nations included the remarks in their annual State of...

Column: Proposed mine affects Bad River Ojibwe Reservation
Opinion
Column: Proposed mine affects Bad River Ojibwe Reservation (June 22, 2011)
"Minnesota isn't the only state with an iron range. Gogebic Taconite wants to dig a 4.5 by 1.5 mile open pit mine south of Ashland, Wis. to extract billions of...

Letter:  Bad River Ojibwe will suffer  most with proposed mine
Opinion
Letter: Bad River Ojibwe will suffer most with proposed mine (June 15, 2011)
"It's interesting to see the comments about this aspect of the mining issue on both sides. I have stated many times that I thought the poison of this mining endeavor...

Opinion: Proposed iron mine poses a risk to  Bad River    Ojibwe
Opinion
Opinion: Proposed iron mine poses a risk to Bad River Ojibwe (June 9, 2011)
"According to our water hydrologist friend Jamie Dunn, who grew up hunting and fishing in the Penokees and was mentored by conservationist Martin Hanson, we can expect the mining “reform”...

Opinion: Mining company ignores tribal rights in Wisconsin
Opinion
Opinion: Mining company ignores tribal rights in Wisconsin (May 20, 2011)
"Ever since a grass-roots Indian and environmental alliance defeated a proposal to build a metallic sulfide mine at Crandon, the international mining industry has considered the state among the least...

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