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What is Self-Governance? Just Ask John

When many Band members hear the term “self-governance,” they think of tribal sovereignty or self-determination. However, “self-governance” has a more specific meaning, referring to federal dollars given to tribes to operate their own programs. John Mojica, the Mille Lacs Band…
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Low Walleye Numbers Mean Smaller Tribal Harvest

Ongoing concerns about the Mille Lacs walleye population mean this year’s tribal harvest will be limited to less than 12,000 pounds, down from 17,100 pounds last year. The Minnesota DNR’s fall gillnet surveys — which are used to estimate the…
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Students, Staff Celebrate Dr. Seuss’ Birthday

Nay Ah Shing Abinoojiyag has been celebrating Dr. Seuss’ birthday for many years, but 2015 had a special surprise: two Dr. Seuss stories translated into Ojibwe and read aloud by Ojibwemowin instructor Bonita Nayquonabe and Ojibwe language and culture coordinator…
...Read More
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Education Department Focuses on Graduation Rates

Each winter the Minnesota Department of Education releases a statewide look at graduation rates for high school students. This year’s results showed a three-year increase of eight percentage points for Native American students across the state, but it’s still not…
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Mille Lacs Polar Bear Plungers Raise More Than $42,000!

Last month 290 individuals took the plunge into the frigid waters of Lake Mille Lacs for the fourth annual Mille Lacs Polar Plunge for Special Olympics Minnesota. Together the plungers raised more than $42,000 in donations toward the cause.  Combine…
...Read More
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Bella Boyd Honored at Special Olympics Minnesota Event

On Friday, March 6, more than 30 Minnesota executives — including Commissioner Joe Nayquonabe, Jr. and Mille Lacs Corporate Ventures’ (MLCV) Mike Engel — loosened their ties, tossed their suit jackets aside and took an icy dip into Lake Calhoun,…
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District 1 District 2 District 3 Urban Area

What is Self-Governance? Just Ask John

When many Band members hear the term “self-governance,” they think of tribal sovereignty or self-determination. However, “self-governance” has a more specific meaning, referring to federal dollars given to tribes to operate their own programs. John Mojica, the Mille Lacs Band…
...Read More
District 1 District 2 District 3 Urban Area

Low Walleye Numbers Mean Smaller Tribal Harvest

Ongoing concerns about the Mille Lacs walleye population mean this year’s tribal harvest will be limited to less than 12,000 pounds, down from 17,100 pounds last year. The Minnesota DNR’s fall gillnet surveys — which are used to estimate the…
...Read More
District 1 District 2 District 3 Urban Area

Students, Staff Celebrate Dr. Seuss’ Birthday

Nay Ah Shing Abinoojiyag has been celebrating Dr. Seuss’ birthday for many years, but 2015 had a special surprise: two Dr. Seuss stories translated into Ojibwe and read aloud by Ojibwemowin instructor Bonita Nayquonabe and Ojibwe language and culture coordinator…
...Read More
District 1 District 2 District 3 Urban Area

Education Department Focuses on Graduation Rates

Each winter the Minnesota Department of Education releases a statewide look at graduation rates for high school students. This year’s results showed a three-year increase of eight percentage points for Native American students across the state, but it’s still not…
...Read More
District 1 District 2 District 3 Urban Area

Mille Lacs Polar Bear Plungers Raise More Than $42,000!

Last month 290 individuals took the plunge into the frigid waters of Lake Mille Lacs for the fourth annual Mille Lacs Polar Plunge for Special Olympics Minnesota. Together the plungers raised more than $42,000 in donations toward the cause.  Combine…
...Read More
District 1 District 2 District 3 Urban Area

Bella Boyd Honored at Special Olympics Minnesota Event

On Friday, March 6, more than 30 Minnesota executives — including Commissioner Joe Nayquonabe, Jr. and Mille Lacs Corporate Ventures’ (MLCV) Mike Engel — loosened their ties, tossed their suit jackets aside and took an icy dip into Lake Calhoun,…
...Read More
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District 1 District 2 District 3 Urban Area

What is Self-Governance? Just Ask John

When many Band members hear the term “self-governance,” they think of tribal sovereignty or self-determination. However, “self-governance” has a more specific meaning, referring to federal dollars given to tribes to operate their own programs. John Mojica, the Mille Lacs Band…
...Read More
District 1 District 2 District 3 Urban Area

Low Walleye Numbers Mean Smaller Tribal Harvest

Ongoing concerns about the Mille Lacs walleye population mean this year’s tribal harvest will be limited to less than 12,000 pounds, down from 17,100 pounds last year. The Minnesota DNR’s fall gillnet surveys — which are used to estimate the…
...Read More
District 1 District 2 District 3 Urban Area

Students, Staff Celebrate Dr. Seuss’ Birthday

Nay Ah Shing Abinoojiyag has been celebrating Dr. Seuss’ birthday for many years, but 2015 had a special surprise: two Dr. Seuss stories translated into Ojibwe and read aloud by Ojibwemowin instructor Bonita Nayquonabe and Ojibwe language and culture coordinator…
...Read More
District 1 District 2 District 3 Urban Area

Education Department Focuses on Graduation Rates

Each winter the Minnesota Department of Education releases a statewide look at graduation rates for high school students. This year’s results showed a three-year increase of eight percentage points for Native American students across the state, but it’s still not…
...Read More
District 1 District 2 District 3 Urban Area

Mille Lacs Polar Bear Plungers Raise More Than $42,000!

Last month 290 individuals took the plunge into the frigid waters of Lake Mille Lacs for the fourth annual Mille Lacs Polar Plunge for Special Olympics Minnesota. Together the plungers raised more than $42,000 in donations toward the cause.  Combine…
...Read More
District 1 District 2 District 3 Urban Area

Bella Boyd Honored at Special Olympics Minnesota Event

On Friday, March 6, more than 30 Minnesota executives — including Commissioner Joe Nayquonabe, Jr. and Mille Lacs Corporate Ventures’ (MLCV) Mike Engel — loosened their ties, tossed their suit jackets aside and took an icy dip into Lake Calhoun,…
...Read More
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