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Youngest Native Speaker Inspires Youth

Vince Merrill may be the youngest native speaker of Ojibwe in the state of Minnesota, and now he’s passing that knowledge on to a new generation by overseeing Ojibwe Language Apprentices at Minisinaakwaang Leadership Academy in District II. Vince is…
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Youth Encouraged to Apply for Language/Leadership Program

The Minnesota Indian Affairs Council recently awarded their Ojibwe/Dakota Language Revitalization grant to The Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe, funding the Ge-Niigaanizijig youth language/leadership program. Attached is the standard application for the Ge-niigaanizijig youth program as well as an informational…
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Department of Justice Approves Concurrent Jurisdiction

The Department of Justice has granted a request by the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe for the United States to assume concurrent criminal jurisdiction on the tribe’s reservation under the 2010 Tribal Law and Order Act. At her State of…
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2016 State of the Judiciary

Honorable Chief Executive, principled members of the Band Assembly, my fellow Mille Lacs Band Members, employees and guests, welcome to the 2016 State of the Band Address. It is my honor to provide you with the State of the Judiciary…
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Secretary-Treasurer Carolyn Beaulieu’s Address

Good morning and welcome! I am Carolyn Beaulieu. As the Speaker of the Band Assembly, it is my duty under the Mille Lacs Band Statutes to Call the 17th Band Assembly 1st Session to Order, and ask that the Clerk…
...Read More
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Chief Executive Delivers Annual State of the Band Address

There are times when the only people who need to know what is happening are the people who are in the room. That was the case with this year’s State of the Band address, delivered by Chief Executive Melanie Benjamin,…
...Read More
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District 1 District 2 District 3 Urban Area

Youngest Native Speaker Inspires Youth

Vince Merrill may be the youngest native speaker of Ojibwe in the state of Minnesota, and now he’s passing that knowledge on to a new generation by overseeing Ojibwe Language Apprentices at Minisinaakwaang Leadership Academy in District II. Vince is…
...Read More
District 1 District 2 District 3 Urban Area

Youth Encouraged to Apply for Language/Leadership Program

The Minnesota Indian Affairs Council recently awarded their Ojibwe/Dakota Language Revitalization grant to The Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe, funding the Ge-Niigaanizijig youth language/leadership program. Attached is the standard application for the Ge-niigaanizijig youth program as well as an informational…
...Read More
District 1 District 2 District 3 Urban Area

Department of Justice Approves Concurrent Jurisdiction

The Department of Justice has granted a request by the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe for the United States to assume concurrent criminal jurisdiction on the tribe’s reservation under the 2010 Tribal Law and Order Act. At her State of…
...Read More
District 1 District 2 District 3 Urban Area

2016 State of the Judiciary

Honorable Chief Executive, principled members of the Band Assembly, my fellow Mille Lacs Band Members, employees and guests, welcome to the 2016 State of the Band Address. It is my honor to provide you with the State of the Judiciary…
...Read More
District 1 District 2 District 3 Urban Area

Secretary-Treasurer Carolyn Beaulieu’s Address

Good morning and welcome! I am Carolyn Beaulieu. As the Speaker of the Band Assembly, it is my duty under the Mille Lacs Band Statutes to Call the 17th Band Assembly 1st Session to Order, and ask that the Clerk…
...Read More
District 1 District 2 District 3 Urban Area

Chief Executive Delivers Annual State of the Band Address

There are times when the only people who need to know what is happening are the people who are in the room. That was the case with this year’s State of the Band address, delivered by Chief Executive Melanie Benjamin,…
...Read More
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District 1 District 2 District 3 Urban Area

Youngest Native Speaker Inspires Youth

Vince Merrill may be the youngest native speaker of Ojibwe in the state of Minnesota, and now he’s passing that knowledge on to a new generation by overseeing Ojibwe Language Apprentices at Minisinaakwaang Leadership Academy in District II. Vince is…
...Read More
District 1 District 2 District 3 Urban Area

Youth Encouraged to Apply for Language/Leadership Program

The Minnesota Indian Affairs Council recently awarded their Ojibwe/Dakota Language Revitalization grant to The Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe, funding the Ge-Niigaanizijig youth language/leadership program. Attached is the standard application for the Ge-niigaanizijig youth program as well as an informational…
...Read More
District 1 District 2 District 3 Urban Area

Department of Justice Approves Concurrent Jurisdiction

The Department of Justice has granted a request by the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe for the United States to assume concurrent criminal jurisdiction on the tribe’s reservation under the 2010 Tribal Law and Order Act. At her State of…
...Read More
District 1 District 2 District 3 Urban Area

2016 State of the Judiciary

Honorable Chief Executive, principled members of the Band Assembly, my fellow Mille Lacs Band Members, employees and guests, welcome to the 2016 State of the Band Address. It is my honor to provide you with the State of the Judiciary…
...Read More
District 1 District 2 District 3 Urban Area

Secretary-Treasurer Carolyn Beaulieu’s Address

Good morning and welcome! I am Carolyn Beaulieu. As the Speaker of the Band Assembly, it is my duty under the Mille Lacs Band Statutes to Call the 17th Band Assembly 1st Session to Order, and ask that the Clerk…
...Read More
District 1 District 2 District 3 Urban Area

Chief Executive Delivers Annual State of the Band Address

There are times when the only people who need to know what is happening are the people who are in the room. That was the case with this year’s State of the Band address, delivered by Chief Executive Melanie Benjamin,…
...Read More
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