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Bad River Band seeks answers after police officer shoots and kills 14-year-old boy
Law | National
Bad River Band seeks answers after police officer shoots and kills 14-year-old boy (November 10, 2017)
Tribes are reaching out to the Bad River Band of Lake Superior Chippewa after a 14-year-old citizen was shot and killed by a police officer in Ashland County, Wisconsin.

Mary Annette Pember: Tribal member arrested for string of arsons on Lac Courte Oreilles Reservation
Environment | Law
Mary Annette Pember: Tribal member arrested for string of arsons on Lac Courte Oreilles Reservation (December 2, 2016)
A series of suspicious fires that targeted religious structures on the reservation in Wisconsin might be finally be solved.

Lac Courte Oreilles Band responds to request for federal audit
National | Politics
Lac Courte Oreilles Band responds to request for federal audit (October 14, 2016)
The Wisconsin tribe was shocked by a Republican lawmaker's letter to federal agencies.

Memorandum of understanding for treaty rights in the works
Environment | Law | National
Memorandum of understanding for treaty rights in the works (September 27, 2016)
'Tribal treaty rights are the law of the land,' the leader of the Environmental Protection Agency said at the White House Tribal Nations Conference.

Mark Trahant: Lac Courte Oreilles Band sees democracy in action
Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Lac Courte Oreilles Band sees democracy in action (March 14, 2016)
There is so much about this presidential election that appeals to voters’ base instincts: Ugly threats involving immigrants or Muslims; the school-yard shouting matches that replaced Republican debates and, especially concerning, the threats and violence found at Donald Trump’s campaign rallies.

Lac Courte Oreilles leader delivers State of the Tribes address
National | Politics
Lac Courte Oreilles leader delivers State of the Tribes address (February 17, 2016)
Chairman Wayne 'Mic' Isham discussed education, environmental protection, economic development and stereotypes as he called for greater cooperation between tribes and the state.

Dave Anderson rejoins Famous Dave's BBQ restaurant chain
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Dave Anderson rejoins Famous Dave's BBQ restaurant chain (October 26, 2015)
The former head of the Bureau of Indian Affairs left his namesake company in early 2014 but is now back on board.

Judge sides with tribes in hunting rights dispute in Wisconsin
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Judge sides with tribes in hunting rights dispute in Wisconsin (October 15, 2015)
Lac Courte Oreilles Band Chairman Michael J. Isham Jr. calls the decision an affirmation of tribal sovereignty.

Supreme Court won't hear challenge to Wisconsin treaty rights
Environment | Law
Supreme Court won't hear challenge to Wisconsin treaty rights (April 20, 2015)
The state interferes with the treaty rights of Ojibwe tribes by barring members from hunting deer at night on ceded lands.

Dave Anderson to debut new barbecue restaurant in Wisconsin
Business | National
Dave Anderson to debut new barbecue restaurant in Wisconsin (April 2, 2015)
He's still famous -- though not officially so -- and he's opening a new restaurant near the Lac Courte Oreilles Reservation.

Lac Courte Oreilles Band joins immersion school with BIE school
Education | National
Lac Courte Oreilles Band joins immersion school with BIE school (January 20, 2015)
The Waadookodaading was facing financial pressures but will continue its mission to preserve the Ojibwe language.

Lac Courte Oreilles youth represent tribe at White House meeting
Education | National
Lac Courte Oreilles youth represent tribe at White House meeting (December 10, 2014)
Preston and Niizhoo Sullivan sang for President Barack Obama and got to meet him.

Lac Courte Oreilles Band questioned for get out the vote efforts
Law | Politics
Lac Courte Oreilles Band questioned for get out the vote efforts (November 5, 2014)
The tribe provided free food and offered prizes at an election day wrap-up party.

First location of Famous Dave's restaurant destroyed in blaze
Business | National
First location of Famous Dave's restaurant destroyed in blaze (November 4, 2014)
Dave Anderson opened the eatery just across the border of the Lac Courte Oreilles Reservation in 1994.

Tribes in Wisconsin win big decision in treaty hunting dispute
Environment | Law
Tribes in Wisconsin win big decision in treaty hunting dispute (October 10, 2014)
Lac du Flambeau Band President Thomas Maulson welcomed the 'tremendous victory' for tribes in the state.

Earth Island Journal: Tribes battle huge $1.5B mine in Wisconsin
Environment | National
Earth Island Journal: Tribes battle huge $1.5B mine in Wisconsin (August 7, 2014)
Earth Island Journal reports on tribal opposition to the $1.5 billion Gogebic Taconite mine in northern Wisconsin.

Wisconsin tribes ask 7th Circuit to hear treaty hunting dispute
Environment | Law
Wisconsin tribes ask 7th Circuit to hear treaty hunting dispute (May 8, 2014)
The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals is being asked to resolve a treaty hunting dispute in Wisconsin.

Lac Courte Oreilles Band relocates harvest camp after eviction
Environment | National
Lac Courte Oreilles Band relocates harvest camp after eviction (March 26, 2014)
The Lac Courte Oreilles Band of Ojibwe Indians is relocating a harvest camp that has been serving as a protest against a controversial mining project in Wisconsin.

Lac Courte Oreilles Band to maintain harvest camp at mine site
Environment | National
Lac Courte Oreilles Band to maintain harvest camp at mine site (October 29, 2013)
The Lac Courte Oreilles Band of Ojibwe Indians will maintain a harvest camp at a controversial mining site in Wisconsin.

Mary Pember: Public outspoken against Wisconsin mine plans
Environment | National
Mary Pember: Public outspoken against Wisconsin mine plans (August 21, 2013)
Mary Annette Pember reports on public opposition to the Gogebic Taconite mine in northern Wisconsin.

Mary Pember: Public supports Lac Courte Oreilles Band camp
Environment | National
Mary Pember: Public supports Lac Courte Oreilles Band camp (August 2, 2013)
Mary Annette Pember reports on support for a mining protest camp set up by the Lac Courte Oreilles Band of Ojibwe Indians.

County to work with Lac Courte Oreilles Band  on mining camp
Environment | National
County to work with Lac Courte Oreilles Band on mining camp (July 31, 2013)
Officials in Iron County, Wisconsin, said they will sit down with the Lac Courte Oreilles Band of Ojibwe Indians to discuss the tribe's mining protest camp.

Lac Courte Oreilles Band  threatened with charges over camp
Environment | National
Lac Courte Oreilles Band threatened with charges over camp (July 24, 2013)
Members and supporters of the Lac Courte Oreilles Band of Ojibwe Indians face criminal and civil charges for participating in an anti-mining camp in Iron County, Wisconsin.

Mary Pember: Lac Courte Oreilles Band    camp  under scrutiny
Environment | National
Mary Pember: Lac Courte Oreilles Band camp under scrutiny (July 22, 2013)
Mary Annette Pember discusses a new challenge facing a mining protest camp set up by the Lac Courte Oreilles Band of Ojibwe Indians of Wisconsin.

WPR:  Lac Courte Oreilles Band to expand mining protest camp
Environment | National
WPR: Lac Courte Oreilles Band to expand mining protest camp (July 12, 2013)
Members of the Lac Courte Oreilles Band of Ojibwe Indians will expand a camp being used to protest a huge mine development in northern Wisconsin.

Michael Isham elected   as  chairman of Lac Courte Oreilles  Band
Politics
Michael Isham elected as chairman of Lac Courte Oreilles Band (July 11, 2013)
Michael sham Jr. was elected chairman of the Lac Courte Oreilles Band of Ojibwe Indians of Wisconsin on July 2

WPR: Lac Courte Oreilles Band  protests   mining development
Environment
WPR: Lac Courte Oreilles Band protests mining development (June 14, 2013)
Wisconsin Public Radio reports on tribal opposition to huge mine development.

Lac Courte Oreilles  Band orders audit in light of possible fraud
Law
Lac Courte Oreilles Band orders audit in light of possible fraud (June 13, 2013)
The Lac Courte Oreilles Band of Ojibwe Indians has ordered a forensic audit of its finances in response to possible fraud.

Lac Courte  Oreilles Band takes over   child welfare cases  in county
Law
Lac Courte Oreilles Band takes over child welfare cases in county (March 13, 2013)
The Lac Courte Oreilles Band of Lake Superior Ojibwe is slowly taking over child support cases from Sawyer County in Wisconsin. The tribe's new child support department became fully operational...

Lac Courte Oreilles Band cites rise in  prescription drug abuse
Health
Lac Courte Oreilles Band cites rise in prescription drug abuse (February 13, 2013)
The Lac Courte Oreilles Band of Ojibwe Indians of Wisconsin has a "severe" prescription drug problem, Chairman Gordon Thayer said in the current issue of the tribe's newsletter. The tribe...

Mary Pember:   Lac Courte Oreilles ceremonial buildings burned
Environment | Law | National
Mary Pember: Lac Courte Oreilles ceremonial buildings burned (December 14, 2012)
"The Big Drum house was so much more than a building—it contained the stories and memories of our people,” says Lac Courte Oreilles Band of Ojibwe tribal member Jackie Cadotte....

WPR: Lac Courte Oreilles Band  suspects arson at spiritual  sites
Environment | Law
WPR: Lac Courte Oreilles Band suspects arson at spiritual sites (November 8, 2012)
"The Lac Courte Oreilles Tribe has asked for federal help to investigate a rash of fires that destroyed or damaged religious and spiritual sites last July. Although the FBI and...

Review: 'Spirit of the Ojibwe' captures the endurance of a tribe
Arts & Entertainment
Review: 'Spirit of the Ojibwe' captures the endurance of a tribe (July 16, 2012)
"It would be a disservice to describe "Spirit of the Ojibwe: Images of Lac Courte Oreilles Elders" as simply a book. Rather, it's a multimedia cultural artifact -- filled...

Stabbing turns deadly on  Lac Courte Oreilles Reservation
Law
Stabbing turns deadly on Lac Courte Oreilles Reservation (April 25, 2011)
A young member of the Lac Courte Oreilles Band of Ojibwe Indians in Wisconsin is dead after a fight broke out on the reservation early Thursday morning. John "JB" McDaniel,...

Blaze destroys apartment   on Lac Courte Oreilles Reservation
National
Blaze destroys apartment on Lac Courte Oreilles Reservation (March 31, 2011)
The Lac Courte Oreilles Band of Ojibwe Indians in Wisconsin lost an apartment building on the reservation to an early morning fire on Wednesday, WDIO-TV reports. The fire completely destroyed...

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