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Filed Under: National | Politics
Minneapolis city council to vote on Columbus Day change (04/21)
The city council in Minneapolis, Minnesota, will vote on a resolution to change the name of Columbus Day.

Filed Under: National
Race relations council looking to boost efforts in border town (04/17)
The race relations council in Bemidji, Minnesota, is looking to revive its efforts.

Filed Under: Law | Trust
City sues Fond du Lac Band in federal court over land-into-trust (04/03)
The city of Duluth, Minnesota, filed a lawsuit in federal court in hopes of stopping the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians from pursuing a land-into-trust application.

Filed Under: Opinion
Column: Minnesota tribes should adjust treaty fishing techniques (03/31)
Columnist says Ojibwe tribes in Minnesota should adjust their upcoming fishing season in order to protect walleye.

Filed Under: Opinion
Editorial: Ojibwe leaders showed commitment to communities (03/18)
Minnesota newspaper pays tribute to Eli Hunt, a late former chairman of the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe, and Eli Hunt, a late council member for the Red Lake Nation.

Filed Under: Opinion
Sharon Day: Returning to a traditional Ojibwe value system (03/17)
Sharon Day, the executive director of the Indigenous Peoples Task Force, discusses traditional Ojibwe values of love, kindness, generosity, courage, honesty, wisdom, and being humble.

Filed Under: Law
Death of Red Lake Nation council member under investigation (03/13)
Tribal and federal authorities are investigating the death of a council member for the Red Lake Nation of Minnesota.

Filed Under: Law | Trust
Court stops lawsuit over Fond du Lac Band land-into-trust bid (03/13)
The Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians can't be sued in state court for filing a land-into-trust application, the Minnesota Supreme Court ruled.

Filed Under: Opinion
Winona LaDuke: Protect Ojibwe land from mines and pipelines (03/11)
Activist Winona LaDuke on protecting Ojibwe lands from mining and energy development.

Filed Under: Law | Trust
Supreme Court turns down Dakota trust mismanagement case (03/10)
The U.S. Supreme Court today declined petitions in the long-running Dakota trust mismanagement case.

Filed Under: Business
Shakopee Tribe to own, operate $105M hotel at Mall of America (03/04)
The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community will develop a $105 million hotel at the Mall of America in Minnesota.

Filed Under: Environment
Minnesota weighs tougher pollution standard to protect wild rice (02/26)
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency will be considering a tough pollution standard aimed at protecting wild rice, a staple for tribes in the state.

Filed Under: National
White Earth Band starts work on ambitious housing development (02/26)
The White Earth Nation in Minnesota is tackling homelessness on the reservation.

Filed Under: Law | Trust
Supreme Court asked to hear Dakota trust mismanagement case (02/19)
A group of Dakota descendants whose ancestors were promised land but never received it is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to hear their case.

Filed Under: National | Sports | World
T.J. Oshie, Ojibwe, helps lead Olympic hockey team to early win (02/18)
T. J. Oshie led the U.S. Olympic team to a preliminary victory over Russia at the 2014 Olympics in Sochi on Saturday.

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