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Filed Under: Law | National
Appeals court sides with Indian inmate in religious rights case (04/22)
David Schlemm, a member of the Navajo Nation, has won the right to wear a headband and eat venison during times of ceremony while his case proceeds.

Filed Under: Canada | Law | National
Tribes turn to banishment as means to address problem issues (04/21)
The Saginaw Chippewa Tribe, the Lac du Flambeau Band and the Blood Tribe have all used banishment as an option for dealing with certain people.

Filed Under: Opinion
Winona LaDuke: Ojibwe people return to our sacred homeland (04/21)
Long ago, during the time of prophecy, the Anishinaabeg were told to follow the Migis shell which appeared in the sky.

Filed Under: Law | Politics
St. Croix Band debate over marijuana leads to restraining order (04/20)
Aimee Awonohopay said a fellow council member yelled and put his hand on her at a tribal meeting.

Filed Under: Environment | Law
Supreme Court won't hear challenge to Wisconsin treaty rights (04/20)
The state interferes with the treaty rights of Ojibwe tribes by barring members from hunting deer at night on ceded lands.

Filed Under: Opinion | Sports
Sunnie Clahchischiligi: Get on board with Ho-Chunk Nation player (04/17)
Less than one percent of college basketball players represent Native American people in a sport that we pride ourselves in.

Filed Under: Education | National | Sports
Ho-Chunk Nation player makes history with championship finale (04/09)
Bronson Koenig was the first Native American to start and play in an NCAA finals game, according to NDNSports.Com

Filed Under: Business | National
Dave Anderson to debut new barbecue restaurant in Wisconsin (04/02)
He's still famous -- though not officially so -- and he's opening a new restaurant near the Lac Courte Oreilles Reservation.

Filed Under: National
Ho-Chunk Nation raises minimum wage to $2.75 above federal (03/26)
Tribal employees will be paid $10 an hour starting in July.

Filed Under: Education | Opinion
Ryan Winn: Tribal colleges committed to improving lives of all (03/23)
On average, a degree at a TCU costs a student $14,566 annually, which is below the national average of $20,234.

Filed Under: Law
Pair accused of stealing tribal members' identities to buy cars (03/19)
The couple avoided paying state and local taxes by claiming the vehicles were purchased by tribal members.

Filed Under: Environment | Law
Red Cliff Band designates entire reservation as a wolf sanctuary (03/18)
The wolf, or ma’iingan in the Ojibwe language, is considered the brother of man.

Filed Under: Environment
Department of Energy awards $6M to tribes for energy projects (03/18)
Of the 11 tribes that received funds, 10 will use the money for solar energy projects.

Filed Under: Law
Former judge for Menominee Nation pleads guilty for child porn (03/13)
Joseph H. Martin, a tribal member, is an attorney who has been active in Indian law circles.

Filed Under: Law | National
Tribes in Wisconsin discuss marijuana with federal prosecutors (03/09)
One issue under debate is Public Law 280, which grants civil and criminal jurisdiction in Indian Country to the state.

Filed Under: Law | Opinion
Mary Pember: A tough lesson learned with 'driving while Indian' (03/09)
The officer rapped loudly with a flashlight on the passenger-side window of my car.

Filed Under: Environment | National | Politics
Sokaogon Chippewa Community leader cheers end of mine plan (03/06)
Democrats reportedly applauded loudly while Republicans mostly stayed quiet.

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment | National
Native News News: Ojibwe flautist shares message with music (03/04)
Musician and champion of causes, Anishinabe flautist Darren Thompson performed at the Dahl Arts Center and began recording his second album.

Filed Under: Law | Trust
Village sues DOI over Oneida Nation land-into-trust documents (03/03)
The village of Hobart wants a wide range of documents for land on the reservation.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Mary Pember: Bad River Band wins as massive mine put on hold (03/03)
The mining debate helped create new and surprising alliances between tribal groups and local citizens.

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