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Filed Under: National | Sports
Mascot fight reaches back generations at Little Earth complex (11/14)
Activism is part of the culture at the housing complex for urban Indians in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Filed Under: Education | National
HuffPo: Carrie Jones and Chase Iron Eyes on Indian education (11/07)
The chairwoman of the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe discusses the fight for school construction funds.

Filed Under: Law | National
Mary Pember: Changing attitudes on trafficking of Native girls (11/06)
A new report that documents how Native girls are victimized in the sex trafficking industry in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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.

Filed Under: Law | National
Mary Pember: Native girls victimized by traffickers in Minnesota (11/04)
Seventy-five percent of juvenile sex trafficking cases involved Native American victims.

Filed Under: Opinion | Sports
Minnesota Tribes: United in campaign against racist NFL mascot (11/03)
Leaders of eight tribes explain why they oppose the Washington NFL team's racist mascot.

Filed Under: Education | National
Tulalip Tribes to meet Red Lake Nation delegation after tragedy (11/03)
Both tribes have experienced school shootings.

Filed Under: Opinion | Sports
Kevin Leecy: The truth about our history will set Americans free (11/03)
It is time for America to shine a light on its relationship with Indians.

Filed Under: Politics
Red Lake News: Tribe welcomes Sen. Tester and Sen. Franken (10/31)
October 19, 2014, found the Red Lake Tribal Council Headquarters a busy place as two U.S. Senators visited with tribal leaders about issues of concern to the Red Lake Nation.

Filed Under: Environment | Law
Prairie Island Indian Community sues over nuclear waste rule (10/29)
After 20 years, the tribe is will waiting for the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to address the 'temporary' storage of nuclear waste next to the reservation.

Filed Under: Education | Opinion | Sports
Erma Vizenor: Join tribes for protest at NFL game in Minnesota (10/28)
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.

Filed Under: Education | Opinion
Editorial: Our schools can learn from success at tribal colleges (10/16)
Public schools should look to tribal colleges to help American Indian students succeed.

Filed Under: Opinion
Opinion: Tribes in Minnesota tackle problems facing their youth (10/09)
Writer finds unity and strength at the recent Summit on the Crisis of Indian Children in Minnesota.

Filed Under: Health | National
NPR: Oglala chef Sean Sherman looks back to pre-colonial diet (10/07)
Sean Sherman, a member of the Oglala Sioux Tribe also known as The Sioux Chef, is making waves for his focus on Native foods.

Filed Under: Education | Politics | Sports
Minneapolis examines whether it can outlaw R-word at stadium (10/07)
The Washington team is playing at the University of Minnesota stadium on November 2.

Filed Under: Health | National
Oglala Sioux chef plans to open unique restaurant in Minnesota (10/03)
Sean Sherman plans to call his Twin Cities-area restaurant The Sioux Chef.

Filed Under: Education
Public News Service: New school focuses on Dakota and Ojibwe (10/02)
The Bdote Learning Center is a new school in Minnesota that immerses students in the Ojibwe or Dakota languages.

Filed Under: Law
Second member of Native Mob sentenced to 24 years in prison (10/02)
Anthony Francis Cree pleaded for leniency despite being convicted on attempted murder, assault and drug charges.

Filed Under: Law
Native Mob gang leader sentenced to 43 years in federal prison (09/30)
Wakinyon Wakan McArthur, 36, was found guilty in March 2013 on racketeering, conspiracy and gun and drug charges.

Filed Under: Cobell | National
Thousands missing out on share of Cobell settlement payments (09/29)
In Minnesota, over 7,300 members of the Red Lake, Leech Lake and White Earth tribes haven't seen their money.

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