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September News briefs

Suit against Indian logo dropped A group threatening to sue the Warroad School District about a logo featuring an American Indian image has backed down. The National Coalition Against Racism in Sports and Media rescinded a letter after a conversation…
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Eagle Was a Keeper of Culture

It is a marvel to many Ojibwe people how a community like Neyaashiing on the Mille Lacs Indian Reservation could be so successful in maintaining their culture. They’ve fared better than most of their neighbors in this regard in spite…
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Band Members Return from Fighting Fire in Oregon

Three Mille Lacs Band member firefighters recently returned from a trip to Oregon, where they were helping to control the wildfire in Williamette National Forest. Band members Jeremy Boyd, Richard Shaugobay, and Cortney Nadeau were sent to Oakridge, Oregon and…
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Band Leaders Work to Stop Proposed Pipeline Route

Concerns mount over proposed 610-mile Sandpiper project For many months the Band’s elected leaders have expressed grave concerns about a proposed pipeline that would run through the District II region, with the potential to cause catastrophic damage to northern lakes,…
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Chief Executive Melanie Benjamin Named to Position on MCT Tribal Executive Committee

Mille Lacs Band Chief Executive Melanie Benjamin was recently elected by members of the Tribal Executive Committee (TEC) of the Minnesota Chippewa Tribe (MCT) as Secretary of the Minnesota Chippewa Tribe Executive Committee. “Melanie is a proven leader,” said Norman…
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48th Annual Traditional Powwow a Success

It was another successful year for the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe Traditional Powwow that was held on August 15-17. We had a grant reopening for our new arena on August 14th. We had about 3,000 guests per day on…
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September News briefs

Suit against Indian logo dropped A group threatening to sue the Warroad School District about a logo featuring an American Indian image has backed down. The National Coalition Against Racism in Sports and Media rescinded a letter after a conversation…
...Read More
District 1 District 2 District 3 Urban Area

Eagle Was a Keeper of Culture

It is a marvel to many Ojibwe people how a community like Neyaashiing on the Mille Lacs Indian Reservation could be so successful in maintaining their culture. They’ve fared better than most of their neighbors in this regard in spite…
...Read More
District 1 District 2 District 3 Urban Area

Band Members Return from Fighting Fire in Oregon

Three Mille Lacs Band member firefighters recently returned from a trip to Oregon, where they were helping to control the wildfire in Williamette National Forest. Band members Jeremy Boyd, Richard Shaugobay, and Cortney Nadeau were sent to Oakridge, Oregon and…
...Read More
District 1 District 2 District 3 Urban Area

Band Leaders Work to Stop Proposed Pipeline Route

Concerns mount over proposed 610-mile Sandpiper project For many months the Band’s elected leaders have expressed grave concerns about a proposed pipeline that would run through the District II region, with the potential to cause catastrophic damage to northern lakes,…
...Read More
District 1 District 2 District 3 Urban Area

Chief Executive Melanie Benjamin Named to Position on MCT Tribal Executive Committee

Mille Lacs Band Chief Executive Melanie Benjamin was recently elected by members of the Tribal Executive Committee (TEC) of the Minnesota Chippewa Tribe (MCT) as Secretary of the Minnesota Chippewa Tribe Executive Committee. “Melanie is a proven leader,” said Norman…
...Read More
District 1 District 2 District 3 Urban Area

48th Annual Traditional Powwow a Success

It was another successful year for the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe Traditional Powwow that was held on August 15-17. We had a grant reopening for our new arena on August 14th. We had about 3,000 guests per day on…
...Read More
Page 1 of 2012345...1020...Last »
District 1 District 2 District 3 Urban Area

September News briefs

Suit against Indian logo dropped A group threatening to sue the Warroad School District about a logo featuring an American Indian image has backed down. The National Coalition Against Racism in Sports and Media rescinded a letter after a conversation…
...Read More
District 1 District 2 District 3 Urban Area

Eagle Was a Keeper of Culture

It is a marvel to many Ojibwe people how a community like Neyaashiing on the Mille Lacs Indian Reservation could be so successful in maintaining their culture. They’ve fared better than most of their neighbors in this regard in spite…
...Read More
District 1 District 2 District 3 Urban Area

Band Members Return from Fighting Fire in Oregon

Three Mille Lacs Band member firefighters recently returned from a trip to Oregon, where they were helping to control the wildfire in Williamette National Forest. Band members Jeremy Boyd, Richard Shaugobay, and Cortney Nadeau were sent to Oakridge, Oregon and…
...Read More
District 1 District 2 District 3 Urban Area

Band Leaders Work to Stop Proposed Pipeline Route

Concerns mount over proposed 610-mile Sandpiper project For many months the Band’s elected leaders have expressed grave concerns about a proposed pipeline that would run through the District II region, with the potential to cause catastrophic damage to northern lakes,…
...Read More
District 1 District 2 District 3 Urban Area

Chief Executive Melanie Benjamin Named to Position on MCT Tribal Executive Committee

Mille Lacs Band Chief Executive Melanie Benjamin was recently elected by members of the Tribal Executive Committee (TEC) of the Minnesota Chippewa Tribe (MCT) as Secretary of the Minnesota Chippewa Tribe Executive Committee. “Melanie is a proven leader,” said Norman…
...Read More
District 1 District 2 District 3 Urban Area

48th Annual Traditional Powwow a Success

It was another successful year for the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe Traditional Powwow that was held on August 15-17. We had a grant reopening for our new arena on August 14th. We had about 3,000 guests per day on…
...Read More
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