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Youth Attend National Conference in Atlanta

Twelve Mille Lacs Band youth flew to Atlanta in late October to attend the Youth Summit at the National Congress of American Indians conference. Darrell Shingobe, the Niigaanidaa Coordinator for District II in East Lake, was one of the chaperones.…
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Opiate Addiction in Newborns Affecting Community

A nationwide epidemic is claiming new victims in the Mille Lacs area: babies born addicted to opiates, both prescription painkillers and illegal drugs like heroin. Hundreds of babies in communities across the state have been born with Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome…
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Separation of Powers Provides Checks and Balances

The Mille Lacs Band’s separation of powers government was put in place in the 1980s to provide checks and balances so that no single person or group has too much authority. Under separation of powers, each branch — executive, legislative,…
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Community Efforts Delay Sandpiper Deadline

The Minisinaakwaang (East Lake) community and Mille Lacs Band DNR are receiving credit for helping to delay approval of the Enbridge, Inc. Sandpiper Pipeline Project. The 610-mile, 24-inch pipeline would stretch from Tioga in North Dakota’s Bakken oil fields, to…
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A Wild Ride with the GoodSky Boys

Harvey GoodSky Jr., 24, and his brother Algin, 17, weren’t planning to spend 10 days on horseback this summer. Harvey had only been on a horse twice, and Algin only once. “We didn’t have much riding experience,” Harvey said, “but…
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A Student of Culture, Canoeing His Own Path

Ben Sam is one of those young people who has a certain wisdom about life that seems beyond his years. The 20-year-old college junior has grown up learning and practicing the Ojibwe culture and traditions and says that it’s the…
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District 1 District 2 District 3 Urban Area

Youth Attend National Conference in Atlanta

Twelve Mille Lacs Band youth flew to Atlanta in late October to attend the Youth Summit at the National Congress of American Indians conference. Darrell Shingobe, the Niigaanidaa Coordinator for District II in East Lake, was one of the chaperones.…
...Read More
District 1 District 2 District 3 Urban Area

Opiate Addiction in Newborns Affecting Community

A nationwide epidemic is claiming new victims in the Mille Lacs area: babies born addicted to opiates, both prescription painkillers and illegal drugs like heroin. Hundreds of babies in communities across the state have been born with Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome…
...Read More
District 1 District 2 District 3 Urban Area

Separation of Powers Provides Checks and Balances

The Mille Lacs Band’s separation of powers government was put in place in the 1980s to provide checks and balances so that no single person or group has too much authority. Under separation of powers, each branch — executive, legislative,…
...Read More
District 1 District 2 District 3 Urban Area

Community Efforts Delay Sandpiper Deadline

The Minisinaakwaang (East Lake) community and Mille Lacs Band DNR are receiving credit for helping to delay approval of the Enbridge, Inc. Sandpiper Pipeline Project. The 610-mile, 24-inch pipeline would stretch from Tioga in North Dakota’s Bakken oil fields, to…
...Read More
District 1 District 2 District 3 Urban Area

A Wild Ride with the GoodSky Boys

Harvey GoodSky Jr., 24, and his brother Algin, 17, weren’t planning to spend 10 days on horseback this summer. Harvey had only been on a horse twice, and Algin only once. “We didn’t have much riding experience,” Harvey said, “but…
...Read More
District 1 District 2 District 3 Urban Area

A Student of Culture, Canoeing His Own Path

Ben Sam is one of those young people who has a certain wisdom about life that seems beyond his years. The 20-year-old college junior has grown up learning and practicing the Ojibwe culture and traditions and says that it’s the…
...Read More
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District 1 District 2 District 3 Urban Area

Youth Attend National Conference in Atlanta

Twelve Mille Lacs Band youth flew to Atlanta in late October to attend the Youth Summit at the National Congress of American Indians conference. Darrell Shingobe, the Niigaanidaa Coordinator for District II in East Lake, was one of the chaperones.…
...Read More
District 1 District 2 District 3 Urban Area

Opiate Addiction in Newborns Affecting Community

A nationwide epidemic is claiming new victims in the Mille Lacs area: babies born addicted to opiates, both prescription painkillers and illegal drugs like heroin. Hundreds of babies in communities across the state have been born with Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome…
...Read More
District 1 District 2 District 3 Urban Area

Separation of Powers Provides Checks and Balances

The Mille Lacs Band’s separation of powers government was put in place in the 1980s to provide checks and balances so that no single person or group has too much authority. Under separation of powers, each branch — executive, legislative,…
...Read More
District 1 District 2 District 3 Urban Area

Community Efforts Delay Sandpiper Deadline

The Minisinaakwaang (East Lake) community and Mille Lacs Band DNR are receiving credit for helping to delay approval of the Enbridge, Inc. Sandpiper Pipeline Project. The 610-mile, 24-inch pipeline would stretch from Tioga in North Dakota’s Bakken oil fields, to…
...Read More
District 1 District 2 District 3 Urban Area

A Wild Ride with the GoodSky Boys

Harvey GoodSky Jr., 24, and his brother Algin, 17, weren’t planning to spend 10 days on horseback this summer. Harvey had only been on a horse twice, and Algin only once. “We didn’t have much riding experience,” Harvey said, “but…
...Read More
District 1 District 2 District 3 Urban Area

A Student of Culture, Canoeing His Own Path

Ben Sam is one of those young people who has a certain wisdom about life that seems beyond his years. The 20-year-old college junior has grown up learning and practicing the Ojibwe culture and traditions and says that it’s the…
...Read More
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