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Arne Vainio: We lost a fluent Ojibwe speaker in Larry SmallwoodFiled Under: Education | Opinion
Arne Vainio: We lost a fluent Ojibwe speaker in Larry Smallwood (April 28, 2017)
When we lose an elder, we lose a library.
Foreign billionaire behind mine opposed by tribes rents mansion to Trump coupleFiled Under: Environment | Law | National | Politics | World
Foreign billionaire behind mine opposed by tribes rents mansion to Trump couple (April 18, 2017)
Ivanka Trump and her husband, Jared Kushner, work for President Donald Trump and are in position to influence the administration's position on a mine project in Minnesota.
Carly McIntosh: Feeling love from elders at naming ceremonyFiled Under: Opinion
Carly McIntosh: Feeling love from elders at naming ceremony (September 2, 2015)
Knowing an elder say they accept you as one of their own, and knowing everyday a prayer is being said on your behalf brings the feeling of warmth to my heart.
Carly McIntosh: Native name brings me closer to Mother EarthFiled Under: Opinion
Carly McIntosh: Native name brings me closer to Mother Earth (July 27, 2015)
Being placed in between two native elders, I was close to being given my own traditional spirit name.
Doug George-Kanentiio: Native snipers among world's deadliestFiled Under: Canada | Opinion
Doug George-Kanentiio: Native snipers among world's deadliest (March 2, 2015)
The Native sharpshooter was able to disrupt field movements and cut the chain of command among the European trained armies with their bright uniformed and glittering metal rank adornments.
Interview: Ojibwe author David Treuer discusses latest novelFiled Under: Arts & Entertainment
Interview: Ojibwe author David Treuer discusses latest novel (February 5, 2015)
"Prudence" focuses on Frankie Washburn, who returns to his ancestral home in rural Minnesota before heading off to serve in World War II.
Review: Ojibwe author David Treuer spins vivid tale in 'Prudence'Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment
Review: Ojibwe author David Treuer spins vivid tale in 'Prudence' (February 2, 2015)
Natural-born storyteller David Treuer spins a vivid, sorrowful tale at a lakeside resort and in a nearby reservation town in northern Minnesota.
Canadian man cleared of federal charges in eagle feather caseFiled Under: Canada | Environment | Law
Canadian man cleared of federal charges in eagle feather case (January 15, 2015)
John P. Volpe is from the Nipissing First Nation but isn't enrolled in a U.S. tribe.
Ojibwe tribes open swan hunting season on treaty-ceded landFiled Under: Environment | Law
Ojibwe tribes open swan hunting season on treaty-ceded land (November 4, 2014)
The season runs through December 31, or until 10 trumpeter swans are taken, whichever comes first.
Public News Service: New school focuses on Dakota and OjibweFiled Under: Education
Public News Service: New school focuses on Dakota and Ojibwe (October 2, 2014)
The Bdote Learning Center is a new school in Minnesota that immerses students in the Ojibwe or Dakota languages.
Al Jazeera: Four adopted Indian women discover their heritageFiled Under: Law | National
Al Jazeera: Four adopted Indian women discover their heritage (August 8, 2014)
Al Jazeera shares stories from women who discovered their Indian roots after being adopted.
NPR: Relying on social media to keep Native languages aliveFiled Under: Education | Technology | World
NPR: Relying on social media to keep Native languages alive (July 30, 2014)
NPR reports on efforts to keep Native languages alive on Facebook, Twitter and other social media sites.
Winona LaDuke: Energy project threatens Ojibwe ricing traditionFiled Under: Opinion
Winona LaDuke: Energy project threatens Ojibwe ricing tradition (July 7, 2014)
Activist Winona LaDuke of Honor the Earth explains the battle against pipeline through treaty territory in Minnesota.
Ojibwe girl who refused chemotherapy won't be placed in careFiled Under: Canada | Health
Ojibwe girl who refused chemotherapy won't be placed in care (May 20, 2014)
Ten-year-old Ojibwe girl has been relying on traditional medicine.
Hospital reports Native family for using traditional treatmentsFiled Under: Canada | Health
Hospital reports Native family for using traditional treatments (May 15, 2014)
Children's Aid Society plans to meet with leaders of the New Credit First Nation to discuss treatment for 11-year-old girl who suffers from leukemia.
Mary Pember: Ojibwe women pray for most polluted river in USFiled Under: Opinion
Mary Pember: Ojibwe women pray for most polluted river in US (May 15, 2014)
Mary Annette Pember explains why Ojibwe women are walking the Ohio River.
Mary Pember: Ojibwe women rise to protect the environmentFiled Under: Environment | Opinion
Mary Pember: Ojibwe women rise to protect the environment (April 23, 2014)
Mary Annette Pember discusses the connection between Ojibwe women and the environment.
Race relations council looking to boost efforts in border townFiled Under: National
Race relations council looking to boost efforts in border town (April 17, 2014)
The race relations council in Bemidji, Minnesota, is looking to revive its efforts.
Ojibwe man from Canada charged for possession of wild animalsFiled Under: Environment | Law
Ojibwe man from Canada charged for possession of wild animals (April 15, 2014)
Federal and state agents raided the home of an Ojibwe man from Canada who lives in New York.
Sharon Day: Walking the water to protect our future generationsFiled Under: Opinion
Sharon Day: Walking the water to protect our future generations (April 14, 2014)
Sharon Day, the executive director of the Indigenous Peoples Task Force, shares word of the 2014 Ohio River Walk.
Sharon Day: Returning to a traditional Ojibwe value systemFiled Under: Opinion
Sharon Day: Returning to a traditional Ojibwe value system (March 17, 2014)
Sharon Day, the executive director of the Indigenous Peoples Task Force, discusses traditional Ojibwe values of love, kindness, generosity, courage, honesty, wisdom, and being humble.
T.J. Oshie, Ojibwe, helps lead Olympic hockey team to early winFiled Under: National | Sports | World
T.J. Oshie, Ojibwe, helps lead Olympic hockey team to early win (February 18, 2014)
T. J. Oshie led the U.S. Olympic team to a preliminary victory over Russia at the 2014 Olympics in Sochi on Saturday.
Community in Minnesota produces Ojibwe Olympic athletesFiled Under: Sports
Community in Minnesota produces Ojibwe Olympic athletes (February 5, 2014)
A small town near the Red Lake Nation in northern Minnesota has produced eight Olympic athletes, including two Ojibwe stars.
WXPR: Wisconsin tribes await decision in treaty rights caseFiled Under: Environment | Law
WXPR: Wisconsin tribes await decision in treaty rights case (November 26, 2013)
Wisconsin tribes meet with state officials to discuss hunting rights case.
Louise Erdrich's 'The Round House' wins American Book AwardFiled Under: Arts & Entertainment
Louise Erdrich's 'The Round House' wins American Book Award (November 25, 2013)
Ojibwe author Louise Erdrich has won the American Book Award.
USDA Blog: Tribes in Michigan   working to improve wild rice bedsFiled Under: Environment
USDA Blog: Tribes in Michigan working to improve wild rice beds (November 20, 2013)
Tribes in Michigan are working with the USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service to increase the number of wild rice beds.
Walt Lamar: Ojibwe artist Sam English heads into retirementFiled Under: Arts & Entertainment | Opinion
Walt Lamar: Ojibwe artist Sam English heads into retirement (August 21, 2013)
Walt Lamar praises Ojibwe artist Sam English, who plans to go into retirement after decades of work.
Mary Pember: Tribal activists reach out to guards at mine siteFiled Under: Environment | National
Mary Pember: Tribal activists reach out to guards at mine site (July 11, 2013)
Mary Annette Pember reports on frybread and chicken diplomacy at the site of a proposed mine in northern Wisconsin.
Mary Pember: Tribal activists find armed guards at mining siteFiled Under: Environment | National
Mary Pember: Tribal activists find armed guards at mining site (July 10, 2013)
Mary Annette Pember reports on tribal opposition to a huge mine in northern Wisconsin.
MPRN:  Tribes  plan challenge to state law authorizing wolf huntFiled Under: Environment | Law
MPRN: Tribes plan challenge to state law authorizing wolf hunt (June 4, 2013)
Michigan Public Radio Network on a tribal challenge to the state's wolf hunt: Five Michigan Indian tribes have decided to challenge the state’s decision to hold a wolf hunt in...
Bryan Newland: Tribes, treaties and the   Michigan wolf hunt Filed Under: Environment | Law
Bryan Newland: Tribes, treaties and the Michigan wolf hunt (May 10, 2013)
Bryan Newland discusses tribes and Michigan's wolf hunt: The Michigan Natural Resources Commission has approved a wolf hunting season here in Michigan, just one day after Governor Snyder signed legislation...
Minnesota education bill provides $150K   to Leech Lake collegeFiled Under: Education
Minnesota education bill provides $150K to Leech Lake college (April 24, 2013)
The Minnesota Senate passed the Higher Education Omnibus Bill, which includes $150,000 for the Leech Lake Tribal College. The money will be used to attract more students to the college....
Book Review: 'Everything You Wanted to Know About Indians'Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment
Book Review: 'Everything You Wanted to Know About Indians' (April 24, 2013)
Levi Rickert reviews Everything You Wanted to Know about Indians But Were Afraid to Ask by Ojibwe author Anton Treuer: I once was asked by a high school English teacher...
Opinion: Wisconsin politicians should pay attention to tribesFiled Under: Opinion
Opinion: Wisconsin politicians should pay attention to tribes (March 20, 2013)
Tensions appear to be growing between tribes and officials and politicians in Wisconsin: Keep poking a stick into a beehive, and you shouldn't be surprised if a couple of bees...
Ojibwe tribes in Wisconsin    raise        spring walleye spearing limitsFiled Under: Environment | Law
Ojibwe tribes in Wisconsin raise spring walleye spearing limits (March 19, 2013)
Ojibwe tribes in Wisconsin have raised spring walleye spearing limits in a move that was criticized by the state. The tribes plan to allow their members to spear walleye on...
Clint Carroll: Minnesota   wolf policy should include Ojibwe tribesFiled Under: Opinion
Clint Carroll: Minnesota wolf policy should include Ojibwe tribes (March 14, 2013)
Clint Carroll on the importance of wolves in Ojibwe culture: On Thursday, the Minnesota Senate Environment and Energy Committee could decide the fate of a bill (SF666) that would reinstate...
Mary Pember: Ojibwe women vow to protect   lands from miningFiled Under: Environment | National
Mary Pember: Ojibwe women vow to protect lands from mining (March 13, 2013)
Mary Annette Pember reports on the fight over mining in Wisconsin: Ojibwe men are easily identified by the notorious flatness of their rear ends. According to my mom, those butts...
Opinion: Treaties support  tribes in    Wisconsin mining debacleFiled Under: Environment | Law | Opinion
Opinion: Treaties support tribes in Wisconsin mining debacle (March 8, 2013)
Bad River Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Chairman Mike Wiggins Jr. Photo © Associated Press Attorney Brian Pierson weighs in on the mining bill that just passed the Wisconsin...
ICT interview with  Anton Treuer, Leech Lake, about   latest bookFiled Under: Arts & Entertainment
ICT interview with Anton Treuer, Leech Lake, about latest book (March 5, 2013)
Indian Country Today interviews author Anton Treuer, Leech Lake Ojibwe, about his latest book, Everything You Wanted to Know about Indians But Were Afraid to Ask: Why do Indians have...
Review: 'The Round House' tackles crime and  jurisdiction issuesFiled Under: Arts & Entertainment
Review: 'The Round House' tackles crime and jurisdiction issues (March 4, 2013)
Sandee Suitt of The Murfreesboro Daily News-Journal reviews The Round House by Ojibwe author Louise Erdrich: The Round House, the most recent novel from author Louise Erdrich, is set...
Minnesota to talk to tribes about dwindling number of mooseFiled Under: Environment | Law
Minnesota to talk to tribes about dwindling number of moose (February 7, 2013)
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is talking with Ojibwe tribes after canceling this year's moose hunt. The number of moose in the state has dropped dramatically. The population has...
Ojibwe fishing quotas cut in half due to  declines in walleyeFiled Under: Environment
Ojibwe fishing quotas cut in half due to declines in walleye (January 29, 2013)
Fishing quotas have been cut in half for tribal and non-tribal fishermen in Minnesota due to declining runs of walleye. Treaty fishermen will be allocated 72,250 pounds of walleye from...
Michigan Radio: Tribes in  campaign to reverse wolf hunt lawFiled Under: Environment | Law
Michigan Radio: Tribes in campaign to reverse wolf hunt law (January 23, 2013)
"Aaron Payment is the chair of the Sault Sainte Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians. He said a wolf hunt would be an affront to tribal culture. “In our tradition, in...
MPR:     Minnesota tribes  can benefit from land consolidation planFiled Under: Cobell Lawsuit & Settlement
MPR: Minnesota tribes can benefit from land consolidation plan (December 20, 2012)
"In 1887, Congress passed the Dawes Act, allowing reservation land to be given to individual Indians. Most were given a parcel of 80 or 160 acres. The federal government held...
Column: A big battle over a little deer hunt by Wisconsin tribesFiled Under: Environment | Law | Opinion
Column: A big battle over a little deer hunt by Wisconsin tribes (December 3, 2012)
"There's a big dispute in federal court in Madison over whether American Indian tribes in Wisconsin should be allowed to use lights to kill deer at night outside the reservations....
Editorial: Indian woman brings   leadership to police departmentFiled Under: Opinion
Editorial: Indian woman brings leadership to police department (December 3, 2012)
"Barring a surprise, on Friday the Minneapolis City Council is expected to confirm veteran cop Janeé Harteau as the city's new police chief. A protégée of former chief Tim Dolan,...
Interview with David  Treuer  on canoeing  across Ojibwe countryFiled Under: National
Interview with David Treuer on canoeing across Ojibwe country (December 3, 2012)
"In his nonfiction book “Rez Life,” David Treuer offers an affecting portrait of his childhood home, Leech Lake Indian Reservation, and his people, the Ojibwe. Before sitting down to write...
Wisconsin tribes put a hold on night deer hunting amid lawsuitFiled Under: Environment | Law
Wisconsin tribes put a hold on night deer hunting amid lawsuit (November 29, 2012)
The Great Lakes Indian Fish and Wildlife Commission has put a hold on night deer hunt in response to a ruling from a federal judge. Judge Barbara Crabb issued a...
Wisconsin Ojibwe tribes stir controversy with night  deer huntFiled Under: Environment | Law
Wisconsin Ojibwe tribes stir controversy with night deer hunt (November 27, 2012)
Ojibwe tribes in Wisconsin are generating controversy with a proposal to hunt deer at night. Tribes retain off-reservation hunting rights under their treaties. But the state has gone to court...
Column: Ojibwe tribes in Minnesota study   walleye  populationFiled Under: Opinion
Column: Ojibwe tribes in Minnesota study walleye population (November 19, 2012)
"Lake Mille Lacs is Minnesota's own Rubik's Cube: a walleye fishery puzzle that seems impossible to solve. The complexity came to a head this fall when the Department of Natural...
Blog: Minnesota wolf hunt    desecrates sacred Ojibwe symbolFiled Under: Environment
Blog: Minnesota wolf hunt desecrates sacred Ojibwe symbol (November 15, 2012)
"The crowd fighting the chilly winds of Lake Superior marched through downtown Duluth, Minnesota to protest the beginning of a controversial wolf-hunting season. Robert DesJarlit carried the Cherish the Children...
Louise Erdrich wins National Book Award for 'The  Round House'Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment | National
Louise Erdrich wins National Book Award for 'The Round House' (November 15, 2012)
Author Louise Erdrich won the National Book Award for The Round House, her look into criminal justice issues in Indian Country. Erdrich is a member of the Turtle Mountain...
MPR: White Earth Ojibwe  members protest   wolf hunt  in stateFiled Under: Environment
MPR: White Earth Ojibwe members protest wolf hunt in state (November 5, 2012)
"A few Ojibwe tribal members spent part of the weekend protesting Minnesota's first managed wolf hunt, which began Saturday. Tribal members on the White Earth Indian Reservation stood along highways...
Wolf hunts in Minnesota and Wisconsin stir some controversyFiled Under: Environment
Wolf hunts in Minnesota and Wisconsin stir some controversy (November 2, 2012)
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...
MPR: Ojibwe tribes in Minnesota ban wolf hunting on their landsFiled Under: Environment | Law
MPR: Ojibwe tribes in Minnesota ban wolf hunting on their lands (November 1, 2012)
"Minnesota's inaugural regulated wolf hunt, set to begin Saturday, is being received with sadness by many Ojibwe people. The wolf plays a central role in the Ojibwe, or Anishinaabe creation...
WPR: Wisconsin tribes upset   as  state wolf hunt gets underwayFiled Under: Environment
WPR: Wisconsin tribes upset as state wolf hunt gets underway (October 17, 2012)
"For the first time since state sponsored bounties drove wolves to the point of extinction more than a generation ago, Wisconsin begins its first wolf hunting season Monday. But Great...
Review: Flawed but powerful 'Round House' is worth a readingFiled Under: Arts & Entertainment
Review: Flawed but powerful 'Round House' is worth a reading (October 16, 2012)
"With “The Round House,” her 14th novel, Louise Erdrich takes us back to the North Dakota Ojibwe reservation that she has conjured and mapped in so many earlier books,...
Review:   Erdrich explores  legal black holes in 'The Round House'Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment
Review: Erdrich explores legal black holes in 'The Round House' (October 15, 2012)
"Law is meant to put out society’s brush fires, but in Native American history it has often acted more like the wind. Louise Erdrich turns this dire reality into...
Review: Louise Erdrich draws in readers for 'The Round House'Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment
Review: Louise Erdrich draws in readers for 'The Round House' (October 9, 2012)
"In the jarring opening to Louise Erdrich's beautiful new novel, "The Round House," a Native American boy learns that his mother has been brutally, and mysteriously, attacked. The assault...
Column: Wisconsin overreacted to Ojibwe ceremonial elk huntFiled Under: Environment | Opinion
Column: Wisconsin overreacted to Ojibwe ceremonial elk hunt (October 8, 2012)
"When Wisconsin’s Chippewa killed one juvenile bull elk near Clam Lake in mid-September for spiritual and cultural purposes, many citizens and the Department of Natural Resources screeched as if the...

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