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Mille Lacs Band member produces anti-R-word video

N-word makes point in TV spot; “Redskin” Racial Slur, Declares New Hard-Hitting TV Spot, Brainchild of Native American Ad Agency Owner MINNEAPOLIS, October 29,2014 -- The spot begins with the face of a quiet, yet clearly upset African American woman,…
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Band members will participate in rally against Washington team name

A coalition of tribal nations, Native American organizations, and the University of Minnesota is hosting a rally to support retiring the Washington NFL team name and mascot. The rally will take place before the Minnesota-Washington NFL game on Sunday, November…
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Communities Throughout State Consider “Columbus Day” Name Change

The City Council discussions continue into 2014 as Minnesota communities debate changing the name of “Columbus Day.” The matter is off the table in Brainerd for now, where a council member asked that “Native People’s Day” be explored as a…
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UMD Launches Bachelor’s Degree Program in Tribal Administration

The University of Minnesota-Duluth (UMD) announced in September that it would offer an online bachelor’s degree program in tribal administration and governance starting in the fall of 2015, making it the only program of its kind in the nation. The…
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Focus on Health

Large contingency of Mille Lacs Band members attend NICOA conference Eighty-five Mille Lacs Band Elders attended the National Indian Council on Aging (NICOA) conference in Phoenix early in September. This year’s theme was “A Journey to Healthy Living in Indian…
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Band Leaders Hold Quarterly Meetings with Elders

In September, the Chief Executive and Commissioners held quarterly meetings with community Elders in each District and the Urban area. Chief Executive Melanie Benjamin and several Commissioners held open discussions on the Band’s plans for economic development. Joe Nayquonabe, Commissioner…
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Mille Lacs Band member produces anti-R-word video

N-word makes point in TV spot; “Redskin” Racial Slur, Declares New Hard-Hitting TV Spot, Brainchild of Native American Ad Agency Owner MINNEAPOLIS, October 29,2014 -- The spot begins with the face of a quiet, yet clearly upset African American woman,…
...Read More
District 1 District 2 District 3 Urban Area

Band members will participate in rally against Washington team name

A coalition of tribal nations, Native American organizations, and the University of Minnesota is hosting a rally to support retiring the Washington NFL team name and mascot. The rally will take place before the Minnesota-Washington NFL game on Sunday, November…
...Read More
District 1 District 2 District 3 Urban Area

Communities Throughout State Consider “Columbus Day” Name Change

The City Council discussions continue into 2014 as Minnesota communities debate changing the name of “Columbus Day.” The matter is off the table in Brainerd for now, where a council member asked that “Native People’s Day” be explored as a…
...Read More
District 1 District 2 District 3 Urban Area

UMD Launches Bachelor’s Degree Program in Tribal Administration

The University of Minnesota-Duluth (UMD) announced in September that it would offer an online bachelor’s degree program in tribal administration and governance starting in the fall of 2015, making it the only program of its kind in the nation. The…
...Read More
District 1 District 2 District 3 Urban Area

Focus on Health

Large contingency of Mille Lacs Band members attend NICOA conference Eighty-five Mille Lacs Band Elders attended the National Indian Council on Aging (NICOA) conference in Phoenix early in September. This year’s theme was “A Journey to Healthy Living in Indian…
...Read More
District 1 District 2 District 3 Urban Area

Band Leaders Hold Quarterly Meetings with Elders

In September, the Chief Executive and Commissioners held quarterly meetings with community Elders in each District and the Urban area. Chief Executive Melanie Benjamin and several Commissioners held open discussions on the Band’s plans for economic development. Joe Nayquonabe, Commissioner…
...Read More
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District 1 District 2 District 3 Urban Area

Mille Lacs Band member produces anti-R-word video

N-word makes point in TV spot; “Redskin” Racial Slur, Declares New Hard-Hitting TV Spot, Brainchild of Native American Ad Agency Owner MINNEAPOLIS, October 29,2014 -- The spot begins with the face of a quiet, yet clearly upset African American woman,…
...Read More
District 1 District 2 District 3 Urban Area

Band members will participate in rally against Washington team name

A coalition of tribal nations, Native American organizations, and the University of Minnesota is hosting a rally to support retiring the Washington NFL team name and mascot. The rally will take place before the Minnesota-Washington NFL game on Sunday, November…
...Read More
District 1 District 2 District 3 Urban Area

Communities Throughout State Consider “Columbus Day” Name Change

The City Council discussions continue into 2014 as Minnesota communities debate changing the name of “Columbus Day.” The matter is off the table in Brainerd for now, where a council member asked that “Native People’s Day” be explored as a…
...Read More
District 1 District 2 District 3 Urban Area

UMD Launches Bachelor’s Degree Program in Tribal Administration

The University of Minnesota-Duluth (UMD) announced in September that it would offer an online bachelor’s degree program in tribal administration and governance starting in the fall of 2015, making it the only program of its kind in the nation. The…
...Read More
District 1 District 2 District 3 Urban Area

Focus on Health

Large contingency of Mille Lacs Band members attend NICOA conference Eighty-five Mille Lacs Band Elders attended the National Indian Council on Aging (NICOA) conference in Phoenix early in September. This year’s theme was “A Journey to Healthy Living in Indian…
...Read More
District 1 District 2 District 3 Urban Area

Band Leaders Hold Quarterly Meetings with Elders

In September, the Chief Executive and Commissioners held quarterly meetings with community Elders in each District and the Urban area. Chief Executive Melanie Benjamin and several Commissioners held open discussions on the Band’s plans for economic development. Joe Nayquonabe, Commissioner…
...Read More
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