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Trump administration defers to Congress on protections for ancestral lands
Trump administration defers to Congress on protections for ancestral lands (June 7, 2019)

Legislation to protect ancestral and sacred tribal lands is gaining steam on Capitol Hill.


Recount confirms results of Leech Lake Band chairman's election
Recount confirms results of Leech Lake Band chairman's election (June 21, 2012)

A recount confirmed the results of the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe election but appeals are looming. The recount gave Carri Jones, 32, an additional two votes. She defeated incumbent...


Leech Lake Band starts recount for very close chairman's vote
Leech Lake Band starts recount for very close chairman's vote (June 19, 2012)

The Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe in Minnesota will begin a recount this afternoon to confirm the results of the race for chairman. Carri Jones, 32, was certified as the...


Carri Jones makes history as first woman to run Leech Lake Band
Carri Jones makes history as first woman to run Leech Lake Band (June 15, 2012)

Carri Jones made history as the first woman to be elected chair of the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe in Minnesota. Jones defeated incumbent chair Arthur “Archie” LaRose by just...


Arthur LaRose: Minnesota Chippewa trust fund bill not fair at all
Arthur LaRose: Minnesota Chippewa trust fund bill not fair at all (May 17, 2012)

Arthur “Archie” LaRose is the chairman of Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe. The most honest part of Norm Deschampe’s open letter on H.R. 1272, the Minnesota Chippewa Tribe Trust Fund...


Norman Deschampe: Trust fund bill fair to Chippewa bands
Norman Deschampe: Trust fund bill fair to Chippewa bands (April 24, 2012)

Norman Deschampe is president of the Minnesota Chippewa Tribe, which is based in Cass Lake, Minnesota. Tomorrow, the House Natural Resources Committee will mark up H.R. 1272, the Minnesota Chippewa...


Arthur LaRose: Trust fund bill a threat to tribal sovereignty
Arthur LaRose: Trust fund bill a threat to tribal sovereignty (April 24, 2012)

This year, Congress held two hearings on legislative proposals to distribute a 1999 federal court settlement of $20 million approved for damages inflicted by the Nelson Act on six Indian reservations in Minnesota between the years of 1889 and 1934.


Leech Lake Band threatens litigation over share of trust fund
Leech Lake Band threatens litigation over share of trust fund (March 5, 2012)

The Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe Indians says it will go to court if Congress approves a bill to distribute a $28 million trust fund. H.R.1272, the Minnesota Chippewa Tribe...


Witness List:  House hearing on Chippewa trust fund measure
Witness List: House hearing on Chippewa trust fund measure (March 1, 2012)

The House Subcommittee on Indian and Alaska Native Affairs holds a hearing this morning on H.R.1272, the Minnesota Chippewa Tribe Judgment Fund Distribution Act. The hearing takes place at 11am...


Leech Lake chairman to testify against trust fund legislation
Leech Lake chairman to testify against trust fund legislation (February 29, 2012)

Arthur “Archie” LaRose, the chairman of the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe Indians, will testify at a House Subcommittee on Indian and Alaska Native Affairs hearing tomorrow. The Leech Lake...