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Judge sides with tribes in hunting rights dispute in Wisconsin
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
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.


Ojibwe tribes open swan hunting season on treaty-ceded land
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.


USDA Blog: Project documents     traditional foods in Great Lakes
USDA Blog: Project documents traditional foods in Great Lakes (November 18, 2013)

The Great Lakes Indian Fish and Wildlife Commission is encouraging tribal members to use traditional foods.


Treaty tribes defend fish  quotas amid   complaints in Wisconsin
Treaty tribes defend fish quotas amid complaints in Wisconsin (March 26, 2013)

Treaty tribes in Wisconsin are defending their spring fish quotas amid complaints from state officials and non-Indians. The Great Lakes Indian Fish and Wildlife Commission raised walleye levels at off-reservation...


Ojibwe fishing quotas cut in half due to  declines in walleye
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...


Column: Wisconsin overreacted to Ojibwe ceremonial elk hunt
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...


Ojibwe tribes planning for a ceremonial elk hunt in Wisconsin
Ojibwe tribes planning for a ceremonial elk hunt in Wisconsin (September 12, 2012)

The Great Lakes Indian Fish and Wildlife Commission has issued a permit for a ceremonial elk hunt in Wisconsin. Ojibwe tribes retain hunting, fishing and other rights on land ceded...


Outdoors: Ojibwe tribes discuss fish management in Minnesota
Outdoors: Ojibwe tribes discuss fish management in Minnesota (August 1, 2012)

"Department of Natural Resources fisheries researchers met with their counterparts from the Great Lakes Indian Fish and Wildlife Commission (GLIFWC) Thursday to discuss what perhaps will be the most contentious...


Outdoors: Treaty tribes in Minnesota warned of fishing changes
Outdoors: Treaty tribes in Minnesota warned of fishing changes (June 20, 2012)

"How exactly a new Mille Lacs walleye harvest strategy will unfold in coming months for sport anglers and Chippewa netters is unclear, a Department of Natural Resources fisheries researcher said...


Bill to authorize wolf hunt in Wisconsin gains final approval
Bill to authorize wolf hunt in Wisconsin gains final approval (March 15, 2012)

A bill to authorize a wolf hunt in Wisconsin gained final approval on Wednesday. The Great Lakes Indian Fish and Wildlife Commission opposed the bill. Most of the wolves that...


Ojibwe tribes in Wisconsin oppose bill to authorize  wolf hunt
Ojibwe tribes in Wisconsin oppose bill to authorize wolf hunt (March 13, 2012)

Ojibwe tribes in Wisconsin are opposing a Republican-sponsored bill to authorize a wolf hunt. The wolf, or ma'iingang, is considered a brother to man in the Ojibwe creation story. “The...