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Chief Executive Benjamin Receives Tim Wapato Sovereign Warrior Award

Indian Gaming 2015 attendees enjoyed an evening of dancing and celebration at “Culture Night” as the National Indian Gaming Association (NIGA) presented the Tim Wapato Sovereign Warrior Award to Chief Executive Melanie Benjamin of the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe.…
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Protect Our Lands From The Sandpiper Pipeline

Your input makes a difference: Please join us for a public hearing. Hear expert testimony and share your thoughts on the proposed pipeline. When: Friday June 5th, 10:00am Where: East Lake Community Center 36666 State Hwy 65 McGregor, MN, 55760…
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Chiminising Elder Shaped by Cultural Ways

Marie (Sam) Gudim is a living bridge to a simpler time, when Indian people lived off the land in close-knit communities, when wise men knew how to gather medicine from the woods and use it to heal. Marie grew up…
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Onamia Lady Panthers Chasing Hoop Dreams

The fifth grade Onamia Lady Panthers learned a valuable lesson this season on the basketball court: working together as a team pays off. The team’s coaches — Joe Nayquonabe, Jr., Johnathan “Johnny B” Benjamin, and Pete Braith — volunteered their…
...Read More
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Band Member Following Dream to Florida

When Band member Laikora Thompson graduates from Hinckley-Finlayson High School at the end of this month, she’ll finish her high school career as an honor roll student who has earned all A’s. Laikora, 18, has been a member of the…
...Read More
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From Government to Casinos — Living History with Doug Sam

No matter what was happening in the tumultuous days of the 1970s through the 1990s — changes in government, the advent of casino gambling, a lawsuit over treaty rights — Doug Sam was there, and he usually had a hand…
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Chief Executive Benjamin Receives Tim Wapato Sovereign Warrior Award

Indian Gaming 2015 attendees enjoyed an evening of dancing and celebration at “Culture Night” as the National Indian Gaming Association (NIGA) presented the Tim Wapato Sovereign Warrior Award to Chief Executive Melanie Benjamin of the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe.…
...Read More
District 1 District 2 District 3 Urban Area

Protect Our Lands From The Sandpiper Pipeline

Your input makes a difference: Please join us for a public hearing. Hear expert testimony and share your thoughts on the proposed pipeline. When: Friday June 5th, 10:00am Where: East Lake Community Center 36666 State Hwy 65 McGregor, MN, 55760…
...Read More
District 1 District 2 District 3 Urban Area

Chiminising Elder Shaped by Cultural Ways

Marie (Sam) Gudim is a living bridge to a simpler time, when Indian people lived off the land in close-knit communities, when wise men knew how to gather medicine from the woods and use it to heal. Marie grew up…
...Read More
District 1 District 2 District 3 Urban Area

Onamia Lady Panthers Chasing Hoop Dreams

The fifth grade Onamia Lady Panthers learned a valuable lesson this season on the basketball court: working together as a team pays off. The team’s coaches — Joe Nayquonabe, Jr., Johnathan “Johnny B” Benjamin, and Pete Braith — volunteered their…
...Read More
District 1 District 2 District 3 Urban Area

Band Member Following Dream to Florida

When Band member Laikora Thompson graduates from Hinckley-Finlayson High School at the end of this month, she’ll finish her high school career as an honor roll student who has earned all A’s. Laikora, 18, has been a member of the…
...Read More
District 1 District 2 District 3 Urban Area

From Government to Casinos — Living History with Doug Sam

No matter what was happening in the tumultuous days of the 1970s through the 1990s — changes in government, the advent of casino gambling, a lawsuit over treaty rights — Doug Sam was there, and he usually had a hand…
...Read More
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District 1 District 2 District 3 Urban Area

Chief Executive Benjamin Receives Tim Wapato Sovereign Warrior Award

Indian Gaming 2015 attendees enjoyed an evening of dancing and celebration at “Culture Night” as the National Indian Gaming Association (NIGA) presented the Tim Wapato Sovereign Warrior Award to Chief Executive Melanie Benjamin of the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe.…
...Read More
District 1 District 2 District 3 Urban Area

Protect Our Lands From The Sandpiper Pipeline

Your input makes a difference: Please join us for a public hearing. Hear expert testimony and share your thoughts on the proposed pipeline. When: Friday June 5th, 10:00am Where: East Lake Community Center 36666 State Hwy 65 McGregor, MN, 55760…
...Read More
District 1 District 2 District 3 Urban Area

Chiminising Elder Shaped by Cultural Ways

Marie (Sam) Gudim is a living bridge to a simpler time, when Indian people lived off the land in close-knit communities, when wise men knew how to gather medicine from the woods and use it to heal. Marie grew up…
...Read More
District 1 District 2 District 3 Urban Area

Onamia Lady Panthers Chasing Hoop Dreams

The fifth grade Onamia Lady Panthers learned a valuable lesson this season on the basketball court: working together as a team pays off. The team’s coaches — Joe Nayquonabe, Jr., Johnathan “Johnny B” Benjamin, and Pete Braith — volunteered their…
...Read More
District 1 District 2 District 3 Urban Area

Band Member Following Dream to Florida

When Band member Laikora Thompson graduates from Hinckley-Finlayson High School at the end of this month, she’ll finish her high school career as an honor roll student who has earned all A’s. Laikora, 18, has been a member of the…
...Read More
District 1 District 2 District 3 Urban Area

From Government to Casinos — Living History with Doug Sam

No matter what was happening in the tumultuous days of the 1970s through the 1990s — changes in government, the advent of casino gambling, a lawsuit over treaty rights — Doug Sam was there, and he usually had a hand…
...Read More
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