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Filed Under: Trust
City leaders to work closely with Shakopee Tribe on road project (01/27)
The project will impact tribal property and will connect to another road that leads directly to the reservation.

Filed Under: Health | Law
8th Circuit rules against Indian inmate in religious rights case (01/27)
Wesley Eugene Brooks said a chemical dependency treatment program conflicted with his beliefs.

Filed Under: Law | National
Tristan Ahtone: Former Native gang member tries to start anew (01/22)
Boots, 19, is one of dozens of gang members who escaped arrest and indictment in 2013 after a massive local, state and federal takedown of Native Mob.

Filed Under: Opinion | Trust
Opinion: Work with Shakopee Tribe on land-into-trust agreement (01/20)
Mayor Ken Hedberg of Prior Lake discloses ongoing negotiations for a land use agreement with the tribe.

Filed Under: Business | Law | National
MPR: Red Lake Nation takes a small step towards legal marijuana (01/16)
David Manuel, an enrolled member of Red Lake Nation and an advocate for producing marijuana, argues that the industry would provide an economic opportunity for Red Lake.

Filed Under: Opinion | Trust
Opinion: No to land-into-trust for Shakopee Sioux Community (01/15)
My position has always been, and continues to be, that I'm opposed politically and philosophically to placing more land with fee title into trust status.

Filed Under: Business | Law | National
Red Lake Nation backs study on medicinal marijuana and hemp (01/15)
Any decision to move forward will require a vote of the people.

Filed Under: Law | National
MPR: Indian children far more likely to be removed from homes (01/09)
Indian and minority groups met with the Governor's Task Force for the Protection of Children in Minnesota.

Filed Under: National
Native Sun News: Youth take on lead role in Dakota memorial ride (12/17)
The annual Dakota 38+2 Memorial Ride is evidence of the power of the seventh generation to lead under the healing powers of the Sunka Wakan Oyate.

Filed Under: National
Native Sun News: Dakota memorial riders start 330-mile journey (12/11)
This memorial ride is to honor the 38+2 Native Americans hanged as a result of the Dakota War of 1862.

Filed Under: Environment | Opinion
Karen Diver & Reggie Joule: Tribes take action on climate change (12/04)
The chairwoman of the Fond du Lac Band and the mayor of the Northwest Arctic Borough discuss their work on climate change task force.

Filed Under: Education | Opinion
Editorial: Indian schools deserve more federal and state funds (12/01)
The Minneapolis Star Tribune is running a four-part series on the 'separate and unequal' system at the Bureau of Indian Education.

Filed Under: Education
Leech Lake Band sends youth to DC for Capitol Christmas Tree (12/01)
This year's tree comes from a national forest that lies within reservation boundaries.

Filed Under: Education | National
White House invites youth to DC for Tribal Nations Conference (11/26)
A few dozen youth from across Indian Country will be taking part in the meeting on December 3.

Filed Under: Opinion
Column: Remains of Dakota man hanged in 1862 kept in home (11/25)
The remains were removed recently but the current location is unknown.

Filed Under: Business
Mille Lacs Band grows economy with Oklahoma hotel purchase (11/24)
The Embassy Suites Oklahoma City features 236 rooms and 12,000 square-feet of event and meeting space.

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: Carri 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.

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