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Tribes to discuss mining activies with United Nations official
Tribes to discuss mining activies with United Nations official (May 3, 2012)

Two tribes are discussing mining activities on their traditional lands with the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. The Bad River Band of Lake Superior Chippewa...


Mining bill opposed by tribes in Wisconsin appears to be dead
Mining bill opposed by tribes in Wisconsin appears to be dead (March 2, 2012)

A mining bill that was opposed by the Bad River Band of Lake Superior Chippewa and other tribes in Wisconsin appears to be dead for now. Republicans pushed the...


WRN: Bad River Band leading opposition to      Wisconsin mine
WRN: Bad River Band leading opposition to Wisconsin mine (February 27, 2012)

"As the Wisconsin legislature rushes to complete mining legislation, a tribal leader remains opposed to any iron ore mine in the tribe’s ceded territory in northern Wisconsin. Gogebic Taconite wants...


WUWM: Bad River Band  traditions threatened by mining bid
WUWM: Bad River Band traditions threatened by mining bid (February 13, 2012)

"Controversy continues churning in Wisconsin over a potential mining operation in the far north. Advocates say the venture promises much-needed jobs; opponents fear irreparable damage to pristine waterways and wetlands....


Opinion: Tribal consultation needed for Wisconsin mining bill
Opinion: Tribal consultation needed for Wisconsin mining bill (February 6, 2012)

"As we stated from the beginning, a bill of this scope and effect on our northern Wisconsin population and local environment should be crafted in consultation with the tribes located...


BIA looks into mining debate that affects  tribes  in Wisconsin
BIA looks into mining debate that affects tribes in Wisconsin (February 3, 2012)

The Bureau of Indian Affairs has been asked to look into a mining bill that tribes in Wisconsin say violates their treaty rights. The BIA wants to know whether the...


Socialist Worker: Bad River Band protests mining project
Socialist Worker: Bad River Band protests mining project (February 1, 2012)

"The sound of drums added to the now familiar singing and chanting in Wisconsin's state Capital rotunda on January 25, a din that periodically grew loud enough to interrupt Gov....


Mike Wiggins: Bad River Band opposes changes in   mining law
Mike Wiggins: Bad River Band opposes changes in mining law (December 8, 2011)

"As a responsible government and largest employer in Ashland County, the Bad River Band of Lake Superior Tribe of Chippewa Indians (Band) believes in the importance of supporting existing industries...


Opinion: Republican lawmaker no friend to tribes in Wisconsin
Opinion: Republican lawmaker no friend to tribes in Wisconsin (October 10, 2011)

"Powerful special interests such as Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce have made no secret of their push to overturn regulations that protect people and the environment from the ravages of open...


Bad River Band gains another tool in fight against mine project
Bad River Band gains another tool in fight against mine project (October 6, 2011)

The Bad River Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Tribe in Wisconsin will be able to set and enforce water quality standards after winning approval from the Environmental Protection Agency. The...


WRN: Bad River Band discusses mine opposition with governor
WRN: Bad River Band discusses mine opposition with governor (September 21, 2011)

"A proposed iron ore mine is running into opposition from a Wisconsin tribe. Bad River Ojibwe tribal chair Mike Wiggins met with Governor Scott Walker on Wednesday to discuss the...


WUWM: Bad River Band worried about effects of mining on lake
WUWM: Bad River Band worried about effects of mining on lake (September 14, 2011)

"Wisconsin’s Ashland and Iron counties share magnificent Lake Superior vistas; they also hold a deposit of much-coveted iron ore. A mining company hopes to dig up the metal stash, estimating...