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Filed Under: Environment | Opinion
Alex Jacobs: Unlikely alliances advance agenda in Indian Country (06/15)
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.

Filed Under: Environment | Opinion
Winona LaDuke: Energy company hasn't been listening to tribes (06/08)
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.

Filed Under: Environment | National | Politics
Sokaogon Chippewa Community leader cheers end of mine plan (03/06)
Democrats reportedly applauded loudly while Republicans mostly stayed quiet.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Mary Pember: Bad River Band wins as massive mine put on hold (03/03)
The mining debate helped create new and surprising alliances between tribal groups and local citizens.

Filed Under: Opinion
Mary Pember: Defining and dealing with our historical trauma (12/02)
Visiting a boarding school on the Bad River Reservation in Wisconsin.

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...

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