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Filed Under: Environment | Law
Ojibwe tribes open swan hunting season on treaty-ceded land (11/04)
The season runs through December 31, or until 10 trumpeter swans are taken, whichever comes first.

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Editorial: Address safety concerns about tribal hunts at night (10/20)
Newspaper urges caution as tribes move forward with deer hunts at night after winning a major treaty rights case.

Filed Under: Environment | Law
Tribes in Wisconsin win big decision in treaty hunting dispute (10/10)
Lac du Flambeau Band President Thomas Maulson welcomed the 'tremendous victory' for tribes in the state.

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7th Circuit sets oral arguments in Ojibwe night hunting lawsuit (08/06)
Tribal members want to exercise their treaty rights by hunting deer at night on ceded lands.

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Wisconsin tribes ask 7th Circuit to hear treaty hunting dispute (05/08)
The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals is being asked to resolve a treaty hunting dispute in Wisconsin.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Nez Perce Tribe defends Yellowstone bison hunting practices (03/06)
The Nez Perce Tribe of Idaho has a treaty right to hunt bison from Yellowstone National Park, Chairman Silas Whitman said.

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Blackfeet man blasts bison hunting practices of Nez Perce Tribe (03/05)
A member of the Blackfeet Nation of Montana took a bison heart to the state Capitol on Tuesday to protest the hunting practices of the Nez Perce Tribe of Idaho.

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Nez Perce Tribe investigates dumping of bison on reservation (02/28)
The Nez Perce Tribe of Idaho is investigating the disposal of a bison carcass on the reservation.

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WXPR: Wisconsin tribes await decision in treaty rights case (11/26)
Wisconsin tribes meet with state officials to discuss hunting rights case.

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Grand Portage Band cancels hunt that was questioned by state (09/06)
The Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa has canceled plans for a moose hunt in Minnesota.

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Trial begins into night hunting by Ojibwe tribes in Wisconsin (07/24)
A federal judge in Wisconsin is holding a trial into night hunting by Ojibwe tribes in Wisconsin.

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MPRN: Tribes plan challenge to state law authorizing wolf hunt (06/04)
Michigan Public Radio Network on a tribal challenge to the state's wolf hunt: Five Michigan Indian tribes have decided to challenge the state’s decision to hold a wolf hunt in...

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Bryan Newland: Tribes, treaties and the Michigan wolf hunt (05/10)
Bryan Newland discusses tribes and Michigan's wolf hunt: The Michigan Natural Resources Commission has approved a wolf hunting season here in Michigan, just one day after Governor Snyder signed legislation...

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Vice chairman of Spokane Tribe cited over Montana bison hunt (04/15)
Rodney W. Abrahamson, the vice chairman of the Spokane Tribe of Washington, was cited for taking part in a bison hunt in Montana, The Spokesman Review reports. Abrahamson went hunting...

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Tribal members see record bison hunting season in Montana (03/28)
Tribal members are enjoying a record bison hunting season in Montana, The Wall Street Journal reports. Some 249 bison have been killed during the winter 2012-2013 season. Of those, 212...

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Skokomish Tribe sues state to clarify rights under 1855 treaty (02/21)
The Skokomish Tribe is suing the state of Washington to clarify its hunting rights under the 1855 Treaty of Point No Point. The tribe signed away its territory in exchange...

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Minnesota to talk to tribes about dwindling number of moose (02/07)
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is talking with Ojibwe tribes after canceling this year's moose hunt. The number of moose in the state has dropped dramatically. The population has...

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Column: Wisconsin overreacted to Ojibwe ceremonial elk hunt (10/08)
"When Wisconsin’s Chippewa killed one juvenile bull elk near Clam Lake in mid-September for spiritual and cultural purposes, many citizens and the Department of Natural Resources screeched as if the...

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Ruth Hopkins: Gun rights, hunting and treaties in Indian Country (10/03)
"The right to bear arms is a significant issue in Indian country. In the case of tribal member gun owners however, it has less to do with a liberal or...

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Ojibwe tribes planning for a ceremonial elk hunt in Wisconsin (09/12)
The Great Lakes Indian Fish and Wildlife Commission has issued a permit for a ceremonial elk hunt in Wisconsin. Ojibwe tribes retain hunting, fishing and other rights on land ceded...

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