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Filed Under: Business | Health | National
Oglala Sioux chef working on plans for restaurant and truck (05/19)
Sean Sherman, better known as The Sioux Chef, has been busy since the launch of his catering business in Minnesota.

Filed Under: Law | National
BIA hopes to implement new ICWA regulation by end of year (05/08)
Public comments are due by May 19 on a rule that seeks to ensure compliance by state courts and child welfare agencies.

Filed Under: Environment | Opinion
Column: Bois Forte Band welcomes visitors to fishing opener (05/08)
In many respects, the Bois Forte Band exemplifies ways that communities of different cultural backgrounds can get along, even when the issue is sharing natural resources.

Filed Under: Education
University of Minnesota sees surge in Native student enrollment (04/23)
The university is located on the site of a former boarding school and is required to waive tuition for eligible Native students.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | Opinion
Editorial: Minnesota tribes work together to address treaty rights (04/23)
Lake Vermilion’s reputation as one of the state’s premier walleye lakes dodged a potential bullet this past week, thanks to the efforts of the Bois Forte Tribal Council.

Filed Under: Environment
Bois Forte Band set to recover sacred items uncovered in 1920s (04/14)
The items belonged to the Midewiwin, a sacred society, and will be returned under the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act.

Filed Under: Opinion
Sheldon Wolfchild: Return land promised to Dakota descendants (04/13)
The Traditional Dakota, our ancestors, always believed that the land upon which everyone walks is sacred because of how it was created by our creator, as the old ones say.

Filed Under: Health | National
Leech Lake Band declares emergency over drugs seen in newborns (04/09)
Methamphetamine has far surpassed any other drug or substance found in newborns, according to the tribe.

Filed Under: National
Red Lake News: Tribe hosts Healing Day to mark 2005 tragedy (04/02)
When there was talk of the approaching 10th Anniversary of the Red Lake Tragedy, it was decided that the Hereditary Chiefs along with the Red Lake School Youth Council would plan an event.

Filed Under: Health | Opinion
Editorial: Shakopee Tribe contributes $5M for health initiative (03/27)
The tribe, which has become a philanthropic force in Minnesota and in Indian Country, has smartly worked in partnership with leading organizations that have done pioneering work in nutrition, fitness and wellness.

Filed Under: Education | National
Education Department cites increase in Indian graduation rate (03/16)
During the 2012-2013 school year, 69.7 percent of Indian students finished high school, an improvement from the two years prior.

Filed Under: Health
Plate Lab: A healthy granola bar inspired by Red Lake Nation rice (03/13)
A recipe from the Mitsitam Native Foods Cafe at the National Museum of the American Indian.

Filed Under: Law | Trust
Judge dismisses suit seeking return of Dakota land in Minnesota (03/11)
The ruling is another blow to a group of Dakota descendants who want the land promised to their ancestors more than 100 years ago.

Filed Under: Business | Health | National
Interview with Sioux Chef Sean Sherman about Native foods (02/16)
The Minneapolis Star Tribune interviews Sean Sherman, better known as The Sioux Chef.

Filed Under: Opinion
Editorial: Let's respect tribal spiritual beliefs about autopsies (02/13)
Two incidents since Saturday have made big news and have sparked much discussion and debate, as they should have — though, apparently, not yet among the right people.

Filed Under: Law | National
Another autopsy dustup after death of Fond du Lac Band woman (02/11)
The incident marks the second clash in Minnesota in less than a week.

Filed Under: Environment | Law
Ojibwe fishermen in Minnesota win decision in treaty rights case (02/10)
The 8th Circuit Court of Appeals said the fishermen have a right to earn a living by selling what they catch.

Filed Under: Law | National
Body of Mille Lacs Band spiritual leader released after dispute (02/10)
Authorities wanted to conduct an autopsy on Mushkoob Aubid even though it went against his religious beliefs.

Filed Under: Business | Law | National
Red Lake Nation to hold community meetings on legal marijuana (02/09)
Chairman Darrell Seki Sr. is warning that the process will move slowly.

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment
Review: 'Jingle Dress' follows Indian family in an urban setting (02/05)
The Red Elk family transitions from a relatively peaceful life on the White Earth reservation to a noisier, more crowded and more eventful urban existence.

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