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Legislative Counsel Stacey Thunder Unveils New Online Series

Attorney, actress, and veteran television host and co-producer of PBS’ “Native Report” Stacey Thunder produces and hosts a new online series, “Indigenous with Stacey Thunder,” which recently premiered on YouTube. “Indigenous with Stacey Thunder” is an entertainment and educational series that…
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Cultural Sovereignty a Major Theme at 2015 State of the Band

The 31st annual State of the Band address was held at Grand Casino Mille Lacs on January 13, 2015. Mille Lacs Band Elder Lee Staples, Chief Executive Melanie Benjamin, Commissioner of Corporate Affairs Joe Nayquonabe, Speaker of the Assembly Carolyn…
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Career Focused: Band Members Dedicated to Following Legal Path

When Aarik Robertson and Syngen Kanassatega graduate from law school in May they will be among the very few Band members who have earned law degrees. That they are graduating after many years of laser-focused dedication to their academic paths…
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Opiate Problem Affects Everyone

Last month’s Inaajimowin addressed the problem of Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS) — the medical term for babies who are born addicted to drugs. This article will address the problem from a law enforcement perspective, including the impact on individuals, families,…
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Band Members Urged to Aim High

Commissioner of Administration Catherine Colsrud is encouraging Band members to make education goals now – and to shoot for the stars. “I recently heard about opportunities for low and middle income families to send their kids to Harvard tuition free,”…
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Benjamin is a Lifelong Learner – and Teacher – of Ojibwe

Like many Mille Lacs Band members, John Benjamin heard the Ojibwe language growing up and learned some vocabulary along the way. Also like many Band members, he didn’t feel confident speaking the language. “I heard it a lot when I…
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Legislative Counsel Stacey Thunder Unveils New Online Series

Attorney, actress, and veteran television host and co-producer of PBS’ “Native Report” Stacey Thunder produces and hosts a new online series, “Indigenous with Stacey Thunder,” which recently premiered on YouTube. “Indigenous with Stacey Thunder” is an entertainment and educational series that…
...Read More

Cultural Sovereignty a Major Theme at 2015 State of the Band

The 31st annual State of the Band address was held at Grand Casino Mille Lacs on January 13, 2015. Mille Lacs Band Elder Lee Staples, Chief Executive Melanie Benjamin, Commissioner of Corporate Affairs Joe Nayquonabe, Speaker of the Assembly Carolyn…
...Read More
District 1 District 2 District 3 Urban Area

Career Focused: Band Members Dedicated to Following Legal Path

When Aarik Robertson and Syngen Kanassatega graduate from law school in May they will be among the very few Band members who have earned law degrees. That they are graduating after many years of laser-focused dedication to their academic paths…
...Read More
District 1 District 2 District 3 Urban Area

Opiate Problem Affects Everyone

Last month’s Inaajimowin addressed the problem of Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS) — the medical term for babies who are born addicted to drugs. This article will address the problem from a law enforcement perspective, including the impact on individuals, families,…
...Read More
District 1 District 2 District 3 Urban Area

Band Members Urged to Aim High

Commissioner of Administration Catherine Colsrud is encouraging Band members to make education goals now – and to shoot for the stars. “I recently heard about opportunities for low and middle income families to send their kids to Harvard tuition free,”…
...Read More
District 1 District 2 District 3 Urban Area

Benjamin is a Lifelong Learner – and Teacher – of Ojibwe

Like many Mille Lacs Band members, John Benjamin heard the Ojibwe language growing up and learned some vocabulary along the way. Also like many Band members, he didn’t feel confident speaking the language. “I heard it a lot when I…
...Read More
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District 1 District 2 District 3 Urban Area

Legislative Counsel Stacey Thunder Unveils New Online Series

Attorney, actress, and veteran television host and co-producer of PBS’ “Native Report” Stacey Thunder produces and hosts a new online series, “Indigenous with Stacey Thunder,” which recently premiered on YouTube. “Indigenous with Stacey Thunder” is an entertainment and educational series that…
...Read More

Cultural Sovereignty a Major Theme at 2015 State of the Band

The 31st annual State of the Band address was held at Grand Casino Mille Lacs on January 13, 2015. Mille Lacs Band Elder Lee Staples, Chief Executive Melanie Benjamin, Commissioner of Corporate Affairs Joe Nayquonabe, Speaker of the Assembly Carolyn…
...Read More
District 1 District 2 District 3 Urban Area

Career Focused: Band Members Dedicated to Following Legal Path

When Aarik Robertson and Syngen Kanassatega graduate from law school in May they will be among the very few Band members who have earned law degrees. That they are graduating after many years of laser-focused dedication to their academic paths…
...Read More
District 1 District 2 District 3 Urban Area

Opiate Problem Affects Everyone

Last month’s Inaajimowin addressed the problem of Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS) — the medical term for babies who are born addicted to drugs. This article will address the problem from a law enforcement perspective, including the impact on individuals, families,…
...Read More
District 1 District 2 District 3 Urban Area

Band Members Urged to Aim High

Commissioner of Administration Catherine Colsrud is encouraging Band members to make education goals now – and to shoot for the stars. “I recently heard about opportunities for low and middle income families to send their kids to Harvard tuition free,”…
...Read More
District 1 District 2 District 3 Urban Area

Benjamin is a Lifelong Learner – and Teacher – of Ojibwe

Like many Mille Lacs Band members, John Benjamin heard the Ojibwe language growing up and learned some vocabulary along the way. Also like many Band members, he didn’t feel confident speaking the language. “I heard it a lot when I…
...Read More
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