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Cultural Artist Joni Boyd Teaches Youth Traditional Ways in Summer Classes

As a little girl Joni Boyd spent summers with her grandparents learning “the old ways,” including how to carve, sew, do beadwork and more. Fast forward to the summer of 2015 and Joni is teaching others some of the old…
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Mille Lacs culture showcased in St. Paul

The Mille Lacs Band was once again well represented at Cultural Night June 30 at the National Congress of American Indians midyear conference in St. Paul. The event took place at the Band’s Crowne Plaza Hotel and featured stories, songs…
...Read More
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Indian Education Funding Gets Boost from State Lawmakers

American Indian students and schools, including the Mille Lacs Band, will get a much-needed boost in education funding thanks to the historic investment by state lawmakers. The state’s new $17 billion education funding bill includes $18 million in new funding…
...Read More
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Lawsuit Challenges Minnesota Adoption Law

An unnamed Mille Lacs Band member is challenging a Minnesota law that requires tribal notification when Indian babies are put up for adoption. In early June, the mother and father of the baby filed suit in federal court against the…
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Election to be Held on MCT Membership Amendment

The Minnesota Chippewa Tribe (MCT) Tribal Executive Committee (TEC) has agreed to move forward with the process to allow the adult membership of the Tribe to vote on whether other federally recognized Chippewa, Ojibwe, Anishinaabe blood and Canadian First Nations…
...Read More
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Minisinaakwaang Says No to Sandpiper

Last month, District II Rep. David ‘Niib’ Aubid and Chief Executive Melanie Benjamin coordinated a public hearing in the Minisinaakwaang community to gather testimony on a proposed pipeline that would cross tribal lands, bringing North Dakota oil through Minnesota to…
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District 1 District 2 District 3 Urban Area

Cultural Artist Joni Boyd Teaches Youth Traditional Ways in Summer Classes

As a little girl Joni Boyd spent summers with her grandparents learning “the old ways,” including how to carve, sew, do beadwork and more. Fast forward to the summer of 2015 and Joni is teaching others some of the old…
...Read More
District 1 District 2 District 3 Urban Area

Mille Lacs culture showcased in St. Paul

The Mille Lacs Band was once again well represented at Cultural Night June 30 at the National Congress of American Indians midyear conference in St. Paul. The event took place at the Band’s Crowne Plaza Hotel and featured stories, songs…
...Read More
District 1 District 2 District 3 Urban Area

Indian Education Funding Gets Boost from State Lawmakers

American Indian students and schools, including the Mille Lacs Band, will get a much-needed boost in education funding thanks to the historic investment by state lawmakers. The state’s new $17 billion education funding bill includes $18 million in new funding…
...Read More
District 1 District 2 District 3 Urban Area

Lawsuit Challenges Minnesota Adoption Law

An unnamed Mille Lacs Band member is challenging a Minnesota law that requires tribal notification when Indian babies are put up for adoption. In early June, the mother and father of the baby filed suit in federal court against the…
...Read More
District 1 District 2 District 3 Urban Area

Election to be Held on MCT Membership Amendment

The Minnesota Chippewa Tribe (MCT) Tribal Executive Committee (TEC) has agreed to move forward with the process to allow the adult membership of the Tribe to vote on whether other federally recognized Chippewa, Ojibwe, Anishinaabe blood and Canadian First Nations…
...Read More
District 1 District 2 District 3 Urban Area

Minisinaakwaang Says No to Sandpiper

Last month, District II Rep. David ‘Niib’ Aubid and Chief Executive Melanie Benjamin coordinated a public hearing in the Minisinaakwaang community to gather testimony on a proposed pipeline that would cross tribal lands, bringing North Dakota oil through Minnesota to…
...Read More
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District 1 District 2 District 3 Urban Area

Cultural Artist Joni Boyd Teaches Youth Traditional Ways in Summer Classes

As a little girl Joni Boyd spent summers with her grandparents learning “the old ways,” including how to carve, sew, do beadwork and more. Fast forward to the summer of 2015 and Joni is teaching others some of the old…
...Read More
District 1 District 2 District 3 Urban Area

Mille Lacs culture showcased in St. Paul

The Mille Lacs Band was once again well represented at Cultural Night June 30 at the National Congress of American Indians midyear conference in St. Paul. The event took place at the Band’s Crowne Plaza Hotel and featured stories, songs…
...Read More
District 1 District 2 District 3 Urban Area

Indian Education Funding Gets Boost from State Lawmakers

American Indian students and schools, including the Mille Lacs Band, will get a much-needed boost in education funding thanks to the historic investment by state lawmakers. The state’s new $17 billion education funding bill includes $18 million in new funding…
...Read More
District 1 District 2 District 3 Urban Area

Lawsuit Challenges Minnesota Adoption Law

An unnamed Mille Lacs Band member is challenging a Minnesota law that requires tribal notification when Indian babies are put up for adoption. In early June, the mother and father of the baby filed suit in federal court against the…
...Read More
District 1 District 2 District 3 Urban Area

Election to be Held on MCT Membership Amendment

The Minnesota Chippewa Tribe (MCT) Tribal Executive Committee (TEC) has agreed to move forward with the process to allow the adult membership of the Tribe to vote on whether other federally recognized Chippewa, Ojibwe, Anishinaabe blood and Canadian First Nations…
...Read More
District 1 District 2 District 3 Urban Area

Minisinaakwaang Says No to Sandpiper

Last month, District II Rep. David ‘Niib’ Aubid and Chief Executive Melanie Benjamin coordinated a public hearing in the Minisinaakwaang community to gather testimony on a proposed pipeline that would cross tribal lands, bringing North Dakota oil through Minnesota to…
...Read More
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