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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.

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment
Interview: Ojibwe author David Treuer discusses latest novel (02/05)
"Prudence" focuses on Frankie Washburn, who returns to his ancestral home in rural Minnesota before heading off to serve in World War II.

Filed Under: Education | National | Politics
Indian school construction put back on track with latest budget (02/03)
Two schools on the Navajo Nation will receive replacement facilities as the Obama administration promises to come up with a new construction priority list.

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment
Review: Ojibwe author David Treuer spins vivid tale in 'Prudence' (02/02)
Natural-born storyteller David Treuer spins a vivid, sorrowful tale at a lakeside resort and in a nearby reservation town in northern Minnesota.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | Politics
Key lawmakers remain opposed to Yucca Mountain nuclear dump (01/30)
The facility would be located on land promised to Western Shoshone tribes under the 1863 Treaty of Ruby Valley.

Filed Under: Trust
City leaders to work closely with Shakopee Tribe on road project (01/27)
The project will impact tribal property and will connect to another road that leads directly to the reservation.

Filed Under: Health | Law
8th Circuit rules against Indian inmate in religious rights case (01/27)
Wesley Eugene Brooks said a chemical dependency treatment program conflicted with his beliefs.

Filed Under: Law | National
Tristan Ahtone: Former Native gang member tries to start anew (01/22)
Boots, 19, is one of dozens of gang members who escaped arrest and indictment in 2013 after a massive local, state and federal takedown of Native Mob.

Filed Under: Opinion | Trust
Opinion: Work with Shakopee Tribe on land-into-trust agreement (01/20)
Mayor Ken Hedberg of Prior Lake discloses ongoing negotiations for a land use agreement with the tribe.

Filed Under: Business | Law | National
MPR: Red Lake Nation takes a small step towards legal marijuana (01/16)
David Manuel, an enrolled member of Red Lake Nation and an advocate for producing marijuana, argues that the industry would provide an economic opportunity for Red Lake.

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