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Band Assembly Weekly Update, April 5-9

Biden taps expert in Native American law as top lawyer at Interior

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'Our hearts are heavy': COVID-19 deaths of tribal elders leave a void

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Decision strikes key parts of Native American adoptions law

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https://www.minnpost.com/mental-health-addiction/2021/04/red-lake-portraits-of-recovery-paints-a-hopeful-picture-of-native-addiction-treatment/

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Even the Great Lakes’ deepest waters are now warming

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Concerns about clean water shouldn’t stop with Twin Metals

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‘Race against the clock’: the school fighting to save the Ojibwe language before its elders pass away

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What’s behind the Corps of Engineers’ suspension of a PolyMet permit

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Fond du Lac Band wins halt to copper mine

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Land seizures, 'unethical' research: University of Minnesota confronts troubled history with tribal nations

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Indigenous communities demonstrate innovation and strength despite unequal losses during COVID-19

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Native-owned /tribal enterprises still struggling in Minnesota

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Historic investment a lifeline for Minnesota tribes devastated by COVID

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Wisconsin tribes begin walleye spearing as state officials warn about harassment

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As Deb Haaland creates unit to investigate missing and murdered Native Americans, a look at why it's necessary

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Chief Hole-in-the-Day the Younger's assassination lands Hollywood screenwriter

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Spirit of collaboration helps carry Mille Lacs Band through pandemic

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7 Culturally Enriching Road Trips in Minnesota

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'I live with Standing Rock in my heart': Massive pipeline protest resonates 5 years later

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State regulators fail to hold Enbridge accountable for Line 3 promises

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Blandin Foundation selects Mille Lacs Tribal Economy for broadband program

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Invisibility in the Silence of Grief, Loss, and Rage

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https://thehill.com/policy/energy-environment/546102-haaland-to-create-unit-to-investigate-missing-and-murdered-native

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A Native American Should Fill New Mexico’s 1st Congressional Seat

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Local school boards vote for complete sports pairing

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The Slice: The Art of Carl Gawboy

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Bush Foundation takes on debt for $100M effort to close wealth gap

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Community members protest line 3 pipeline in downtown Duluth

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Red Lake Nation College Receives Accreditation

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New Dakota Language House will open for students in fall 2021

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Our View: Ethnic studies benefits all students

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Historic Dakota land returns to tribe

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Fond du Lac, Carlton County Partnering to Vaccinate Public Against COVID-19

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Leech Lake’s State of the Band Address covers tribal milestones, COVID-19 impact, vaccine rollout and more

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Heroic actions recognized for an accident in Mille Lacs area

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North Dakota House defeats bill promoting Native American studies

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New $16 minimum wage at White Earth means $12k a year raise for lowest paid workers

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Dakota County park plans to preserve Native American history

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Minnesota Tribes To Receive $13.1M In HUD Funds For Affordable Housing During Pandemic

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Bill repealing old laws against Native Americans gets OK from committee

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Vaccines for all: Walz says at-risk Minnesotans should still be prioritized

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The celebration over, Deb Haaland now faces a long to-do list at Interior

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Rounds, Smith lead bipartisan push to repeal outdated laws against Native Americans

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White Earth declares a homelessness emergency on reservation

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Enbridge prevails in Minnesota Tax Court, counties brace for fiscal hit

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Chippewa tribes blast Wisconsin wolf hunt, say it was about killing

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U.S. Army Corps suspends wetlands permit for PolyMet copper mine

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Early and late season walleye harvest to be allowed on Mille Lacs in 2021 – DNR Press Release

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$31 billion represents 'a massive opportunity' for Indian Country

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NIGA Chair Ernie Stevens says Biden is standing by his word

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MPCA and Red Lake Nation DNR work to improve water quality in Upper, Lower Red Lake Watershed

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Tribal officials hopeful new Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland can end wolf hunting in Wisconsin

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CDC director urges vigilance to prevent 'avoidable surge' of COVID

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Judges question whether Enbridge, regulators actually proved Line 3 is needed

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Opposition to Haaland may bring political costs, tribal representatives warn

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Deb Haaland confirmed as first Native American Interior Secretary

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Attuned to the Earth's moods, revered Native writer N. Scott Momaday sounds an alarm

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UMN creates new position to advise on American Indian affairs and tribal relations

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UMN creates new position to advise on American Indian affairs and tribal relations

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Most tribal clinics offer COVID-19 vaccines to non-Natives

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$31 billion to 'change the course of the pandemic in Indian Country'

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Activists continue fight to stop Line 3 as police agencies team up quell unrest

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Final Vote on Deb Haaland’s Confirmation to Take Place Next Monday

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Students block Grand Ave. in protest of Mac’s Enbridge investments

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Judge OKs EPA request to review whether PolyMet 'may affect' Fond du Lac Band

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The next big oil pipeline battle is brewing over Line 3 in Minnesota

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DNR seeks comments on plan for managing Mille Lacs fishery

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All My Relations Arts Welcomes Spring with Seed Week

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How Makwa Studio Knits Together Art, Activism, and Business

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How Makwa Studio Knits Together Art, Activism, and Business

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UMN Morris Awarded $1.5M for Native American Student Success

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City, indigenous leaders advocate to change the name of Moccasin Mike Road

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Native American Museum Fellowship seeks to change narrative

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Red Lake Nation donates stethoscopes for BSU Nursing students

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Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe Discusses Pow Wow Safety Amid COVID-19

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U.S. Senator Tina Smith Says Senate-Passed COVID-19 Relief Package Will Help Devastated Tribal Communities Recover From Pandemic

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Biden appointments, including Nez Perce fisheries champion, bolster Native American presence in federal government

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Michael Morris, an Air Force technical sergeant stationed in Italy, dies at 36

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The lives of three remarkable American Indians

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Should Abe stay? Native students argue it’s time for infamous Lincoln statue on campus to go

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In Minnesota, racial discrimination cases often hit dead end

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Indigenous Mobilization Leads to Education Win in Minnesota

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How the MPCA approaches its push toward environmental equity

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Leaders of tribal nations in MN ask Walz to pause Line 3 work during legal appeal

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Enbridge deal-making over Line 3 divides Ojibwe bands in Minnesota

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Local nurse honored for saving retired Richfield fire chief's life during roadside cardiac arrest

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Finalists set for four University of Minnesota's Board of Regents seats

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Ginanda-nisidotaadimin: Understanding American Indian History Series - Understanding Tribal Sovereignty

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Indigenous Farming Conference to be held virtually

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UMN researcher collaborates with American Indian tribes working toward smoking cessation

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North Country making progress in COVID vaccine access

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Leech Lake Vaccine Rollout Expands To Include Non-Tribal Community Members

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Pipeline workers among those arrested in sex trafficking sting

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Mille Lacs panel recommends one-walleye limit for early anglers to DNR

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Tribes flex political muscle in quest to co-manage parks

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Inaajimowin Archive

Healing through culture

IPAD artist makes her mark

The Mille Lacs Band's Legislative Process

HHS shares recommendations for fully vaccinated people

Severe Weather Awareness Week is April 12-16

StrongHearts Native Helpline launches text advocacy

Band Assembly Weekly Update, March 29–April 2

News Roundup, March 28-April 3

Rural emergency skills save lives

Grants Department is important source of funding for the Band — and the region

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month