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Warm Springs Tribes capture images of first wolf pups
Warm Springs Tribes capture images of first wolf pups (August 30, 2018)

Two wolf pups are growing up on the Warm Springs Reservation, in the shadow of iconic Mount Hood in Oregon.


Colville Tribes approve wolf hunting season on former reservation in Washington
Colville Tribes approve wolf hunting season on former reservation in Washington (August 8, 2017)

Leaders of the Colville Tribes approved a wolf management plan that allows hunting on its former reservation in Washington.


Melissa Smith: Wolves in danger in Wisconsin's political climate
Melissa Smith: Wolves in danger in Wisconsin's political climate (February 26, 2016)

I could tell you that with Act 169 in Wisconsin, many stakeholders, including the tribes and environmental advocacy voices were removed from any sort of decision-making process.


Little Traverse Bay Bands confirm one gray wolf on reservation
Little Traverse Bay Bands confirm one gray wolf on reservation (September 16, 2015)

The animal, known as ma'iingan in the Odawa language, is considered a brother to man.


Red Cliff Band designates entire reservation as a wolf sanctuary
Red Cliff Band designates entire reservation as a wolf sanctuary (March 18, 2015)

The wolf, or ma’iingan in the Ojibwe language, is considered the brother of man.


In The Loop: Rep. Don Young offers a solution to homelessness
In The Loop: Rep. Don Young offers a solution to homelessness (March 6, 2015)

The always outspoken congressman from Alaska thinks the endangered gray wolf might be an answer.


Gun Lake Tribe hosts summit to address importance of wolves
Gun Lake Tribe hosts summit to address importance of wolves (November 4, 2014)

Wolves are sacred in Potawatomi and Ojibwe culture and are considered relatives of humans.


WKAR: Saginaw Chippewa Tribe holds vigil ahead of wolf hunt
WKAR: Saginaw Chippewa Tribe holds vigil ahead of wolf hunt (November 14, 2013)

The Saginaw Chippewa Tribe is hosting a vigil tonight ahead of the first wolf hunt in Michigan.


MPRN:  Tribes  plan challenge to state law authorizing wolf hunt
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
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...


Editorial: Wisconsin must work to 'mend fences' with tribes
Editorial: Wisconsin must work to 'mend fences' with tribes (March 27, 2013)

Newspaper says politicians in Wisconsin need to mend fences with the state's tribes: Wolves and walleyes and mines, oh, my. There’s trouble brewing in Wisconsin’s northwoods again after 16 years...


Clint Carroll: Minnesota   wolf policy should include Ojibwe tribes
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...


Michigan Radio: Tribes in  campaign to reverse wolf hunt 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...


Blog: Minnesota wolf hunt    desecrates sacred Ojibwe symbol
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...


Michigan Radio: Tribes oppose  bills to create wolf hunt  in state
Michigan Radio: Tribes oppose bills to create wolf hunt in state (November 14, 2012)

"We reported last week that Michigan lawmakers are considering legislation to make gray wolves a game species (State Representative Matt Huuki (R-Atlantic Mine) introduced HB 5834. Senator Tom Casperson (R-Escanaba)...


MPR: White Earth Ojibwe  members protest   wolf hunt  in state
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 controversy
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 lands
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 underway
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...


IPR: Citing treaties and history, Ojibwe tribes oppose wolf hunts
IPR: Citing treaties and history, Ojibwe tribes oppose wolf hunts (September 6, 2012)

"An animal that’s a symbol of the wild, and once nearly exterminated, has repopulated the upper Great Lakes region. In fact, the gray wolf exceeded recovery goals, times ten, over...


Outdoors: Minnesota won't bar wolf hunting within reservations
Outdoors: Minnesota won't bar wolf hunting within reservations (July 2, 2012)

"Minnesota's first managed wolf hunting and trapping season, set for this fall, will be more than just controversial. It also will be a cultural clash. American Indian bands around the...


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...


Amanda McCoy:  Fate of Ojibwe people tied to gray wolves
Amanda McCoy: Fate of Ojibwe people tied to gray wolves (January 27, 2012)

"Today, Jan. 27, 2012, the Gray Wolf will be officially delisted as an endangered species for the Great Lakes area including Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Michigan. The wolf plays a cultural,...