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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.

Filed Under: Politics
House Natural Resources Committee sets markup on tribal bills (09/17)
Five bills affecting taxation, tribal foster children, a land dispute, land-into-trust and an Alaska Native corporation are on the agenda.

Filed Under: Opinion
Donna Ennis: Tribal banishments are a form of cultural genocide (09/15)
Donna Ennis discusses banishments within the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa.

Filed Under: Business | Law
Business drops bid for liquor license opposed by Red Lake Nation (09/03)
The tribe was asking for a liquor-free buffer zone around the reservation.

Filed Under: Business | Law
MPR: Red Lake Nation opposes liquor license near dry reservation (08/29)
The tribe is asking Beltrami County, Minnesota, to create an alcohol-free buffer zone around the dry reservation.

Filed Under: Opinion
Oliver Semans: Seeing the light on Native voting rights struggle (08/25)
Oliver Semans, the executive director of Four Directions, sees the tide turning on Native voting rights.

Filed Under: Education | Opinion
Ryan Wilson: Native language immersion programs need support (08/21)
Tribes are moving with urgency and purpose to save their languages and some of these efforts include immersion programs within Bureau of Indian Education schools.

Filed Under: Education | Law
Activists won't sue over school's 'Warriors' mascot in Minnesota (08/19)
The National Coalition on Racism in Sports and Media changed its mind after hearing from Ojibwe Olympian Henry Boucha.

Filed Under: Education
Secretary Jewell to visit Indian schools in Maine and Minnesota (08/15)
Obama administration officials will visit a school in Maine that is due to be replaced and another one in Minnesota that needs federal funds.

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