Wolf hunts in Minnesota and Wisconsin stir some controversy

Wolf hunts in Minnesota and Wisconsin are leading to litigation and opposition from tribal governments.

Minnesota's hunt starts this weekend. Ojibwe tribes in the state have banned hunting but it only applies to trust land and Indian allotments.

Wisconsin is three weeks into its hunt. In contrast to Minnesota, state officials there say no one can hunt within Ojibwe reservations.

The Ojibwe people consider the wolf to be a brother to humans.

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