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January 24, 2017

Environmental News

Associated Press: Trump signs orders advancing Keystone, Dakota pipelines

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Indianz.com: Standing Rock Sioux Tribe focuses on Dakota Access battles as President Trump takes office

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Hibbing Daily Tribune: Local Contractors and Business Leaders Denounce Duluth Council Resolution

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National Gaming News

Wisc News: Study finds Ho-Chunk expansion could draw $37 million from other casinos

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Gambling 911: What You Can Expect from This Year’s Southern Gaming Summit

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January 23, 2017

Mille Lacs Band News

Mille Lacs Messenger: Mille Lacs Band State of the Band address

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Minnesota American Indian News  

Insurance News Net: FDL human services director retires, but his legacy lives on

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Duluth News Tribune: Minnesota pledges $400K to reduce number of Native American kids in foster care

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National American Indian News

The Bismark Tribune: United Tribes president appointed to commission on Native children

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Minot Daily News: Three collections relate to ND history & Three Affiliated Tribes

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Indian Country Media Network: Standing Rock Tribal Council Approves Evacuation Order for All Camps

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The Ada News: ITC backs Cherokee for Indian Affairs post

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National Gaming News

GGB News: Indian Gaming Leaders to Gather in London

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January 20, 2017

Mille Lacs Band News

Mille Lacs Messenger: Mille Lacs Band divests from Wells Fargo

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Brainerd Dispatch: Mille Lacs Band to participate in foster care pilot project

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National American Indian News

Grand Forks Herald: Former Spirit Lake leader to serve on Commission for Native Children

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Environmental News

FOX 2: Federal study on Dakota Access pipeline to move forward; construction stalled

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January 19, 2017

Mille Lacs Band News

Aitkin Age: Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe Chief Executive gives State of the Band Address

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Minnesota American Indian News

MPR News: Friends, clients mourn Indian-rights lawyer Larry Leventhal

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Pine and Lakes Echo Journal: RREAL receives $5,000 grant for solar electric array

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National American Indian News

Public Now: Heitkamp, Murkowski Announce President Appointed First Two Members To Serve On Their Commission On Native Children

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Native News Online: Inter-tribal Council Backs Cherokee Jana Mckeag for Indian Affairs Post

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Environmental News

The Post Star: Federal study on Dakota Access pipeline to move forward

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Devils Lake Journal: Enbridge rep says Sandpiper pipeline on ‘indefinite hold’

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January 18, 2017

Local News

City Pages: Mille Lacs County deputy kills suspect in home invasion robbery attempt

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Duluth News Tribune: Suspect in home invasion shot, killed by Mille Lacs deputy

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Brainerd Dispatch:  Fire destroys fish house on Mille Lacs

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Mille Lacs Messenger: Gov. Dayton, Lt. Gov. Smith propose jobs bill

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Brainerd Dispatch: Mille Lacs Band splits business from Wells Fargo

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Mille Lacs Messenger: Year in Review – September through December 2016

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State News

Star Tribune: Larry Leventhal, attorney who championed American Indian rights, dies at 75

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Duluth News Tribune: Northern Lights Express passenger rail project may ride Trump’s coattails

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Star Tribune: A pragmatic approach to improving nutrition in tribal communities

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National American Indian News  

Indianz.com: Mary Annette Pember: Bad River Band takes stand on oil pipeline

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MPR News: Pollution control officials to hold meetings on wild rice sulfate rule

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Indian Country Media Network: Bad River Chippewa Want Enbridge Pipeline Removed

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Indian Country Media Network: ‘The Supreme Law of the Land’: Standing Rock and the Dakota Access Pipeline

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January 12, 2017

Local News

Mille Lacs Messenger: Local leaders weigh in on their goals for the new year

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Mille Lacs messenger: Mille Lacs County – Move over feds, Mille Lacs County is in the house

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National American Indian News

Legal News: Patchwork of Dakota Access protests across U.S. encouraged: Message has evolved into an effort to advance the rights of all Native Americans

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Native News Online: Sen. Udall Offers Amendment to Protect Health Care for Indian Country

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Business Insider: Another pipeline fight is brewing in Texas

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The New Yorker: A Murky Legal Mess at Standing Rock

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Fusion: An aging pipeline has driven this Native American tribe into an unprecedented move

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Native News Online: Indigenous Women Join Women’s March on Washington January 21st

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Indianz: Donald Trump’s Justice pick opposed tribal jurisdiction over non-Indians

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Environmental News

The Sentinel-Record: Dakota Access protest policing costs exceed $22M

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APG Media: Will LCO follow Bad River on Enbridge easements?

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MPR News: Environmental groups plan to sue feds over PolyMet mine’s impacts on wolves, lynx

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January 6, 2017

Minnesota Gaming News

Star Tribune: Charitable gambling in Minnesota tops $1.5 billion in 2016

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Natural Resource News

Outdoor News: A look back at the top 10 Minnesota hunting, fishing, and conservation stories of 2016

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Econo Times: Five reasons why the North Dakota pipeline fight will continue in 2017

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APG Media of Wisconsin LLC: Bad River rejects easement renewal: ENBRIDGE PIPELINE

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MPR News: Federal grand jury looks into violent pipeline protest clash

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National American Indian News

Native News Online: American Indian Graduate Center Selects Ernie Stevens, Jr. for its Board

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The Daily Caller News Foundation: White House Says American Indians Way Better Off Now Thanks To Obama

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Moab Sun News: Thank you, Mr. President

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January 5, 2016

Local News

Brainerd Dispatch: Dayton submits $3.5 million bonding proposal on behalf of Brainerd National Guard armory

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Natural Resource News

The Bemidji Pioneer: Questions and answers on Line 3 project

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Mille Lacs Messenger: Wally Finn – Fishing is hot, hot, hot

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Ashland Daily Press: Forest Service seeks comment on oil pipeline

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KNKX 88.5 fm: Activists To Hold Rally Protesting Dakota Access Pipeline And The Banks Funding It

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January 4, 2017

Mille Lacs Band News

City Pages: Mille Lacs tribal police have badges, guns, and no power

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Mille Lacs Messenger: Mille Lacs County Board – Tribal police officers deputized as federal agents at opposition from the county

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Mille Lacs Messenger: Ufda … can you smell that?

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Natural Resources News

Aitkin Age: MLFAC: It was all about the bass and kudos from the boss

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Star Tribune: Ahead in 2017: Mille Lacs walleye drama, mining watch for BWCA, fighting CWD and more

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KBJR6.com: Tribal meeting on pipeline abandonment in relation to Enbridge

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National American Indian News

Indianz.com: Karen Diver: President Obama ushers in a new era in federal-tribal relations

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Education News: Fighting the Worst Pipeline of All: From School to Prison

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Northwest Public Radio: Washington Leader Deals A Blow To Coal Exports On The Columbia River, Puget Sound

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Think Progress:  Washington state denies lease permit for proposed coal export terminal

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The News & Observer:  Obama served nation and Native Americans by preserving western lands

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December 22, 2016

Local News

Mille Lacs Messenger: City of Isle – Isle adopts 2017 budget with 0% tax increase

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Mille Lacs Messenger: Diversity training series offered to community

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Environment/Pipeline News

AP: Obama oil pipeline rules face uncertain future under Trump

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Duluth News Tribune: Attorney for anti-Enbridge pipeline activists in Minnesota argues for dismissal

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Duluth News Tribune: Meetings set on sulfate standard for wild rice

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Grand Rapids Herald-Review: CORPORATE ACCOUNTABILITY IN THE NORTH

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Brainerd Dispatch: Reader Opinion – Oil pipeline poses danger

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Indianz.com: Donald Trump picks billionaire to oversee review of Dakota Access Pipeline

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Indianz.com: Donald Trump’s environmental nominee takes credit for tribal water deal
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December 16, 2016

Local News

Mille Lacs Messenger: Band makes $100,000 donation to Isle Fire Department project

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Mille Lacs Messenger: Messenger Mailbag – December 14, 2016

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Mille Lacs Messenger: Mille Lacs County Board of commissioners have run amuck

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Mille Lacs Messenger: Mille Lacs County – Truth in taxation

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Minnesota American Indian News

Duluth News Tribune: Federal grant for UMD aims to help Native American children

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Indianz.com: Mark Trahant: A new door opens for a Native woman in Congress

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Environmental News

KBJR6.com: Activist asked to leave Enbridge pipeline meeting

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Star Tribune: Hotter, wetter year creates surprises, challenges in Minnesota

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GoMN: Plans for a copper-nickel mine near the BWCA have been blocked

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December 9, 2016

Local News

Mille Lacs Messenger: Mille Lacs County – County falls short of the law

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Mille Lacs Messenger: A day in the life of a ….. Child protection worker

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Environmental News

Rochester Post Bulletin: Environmental groups declare victory over Minntac permit

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AP: Minnesota DNR finds evidence of zebra mussels in Leech Lake

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Wisconsin Public Radio: Oil pipeline under Lake Michigan heads for more scrutiny

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December 6, 2016

Minnesota News

Standing Rock/Pipeline News

Reuters:  Dakota Access pipeline companies defiant in wake of permit denial; activists gird for fight ahead

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AP: Standing Rock tribal chairman calls for protesters to leave pipeline camp

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Forum News Service: Enbridge confident in pipeline project after Dakota Access decision

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National American Indian News 

Reuters: Trump advisors aim to privatize oil-rich Indian reservations

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November 30, 2016

Local News

Mille Lacs Messenger: Editorial – A bitter and ugly divorce

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Minnesota News

Star Tribune: Gov. Dayton walks out of public meeting over Capitol art controversy

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Standing Rock/Pipeline News

The Daily Beast: Standing Rock Protester Shot in Face With Tear Gas Canister May Go Blind

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Minnesota American Indian News

Rochester Post-Bulletin: Lawsuit by Prairie Island members seeks to elevate status of Mdewakanton Sioux Indians of Minnesota

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Minnesota Public Radio: From artist Frank Big Bear, the Walker gets a multiverse

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Duluth News Tribune: Exhibition in Duluth will support Standing Rock

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Standing Rock/Natural Resources News

North Country Public Radio: Native author: Standing Rock protest is trickier than you think

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Native News Online: U.S. COMMISSION ON CIVIL RIGHTS ISSUES STATEMENT ON DAKOTA ACCESS PIPELINE

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National Native News: Environmental leader predicts fights with incoming Trump administration

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November 28, 2016

Mille Lacs Band News

Mille Lacs Messenger: Law enforcement agreement negotiations in gridlock

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Aitkin Age: Mille Lacs Band DNRE stocks Pine Lake

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Mille Lacs Lake News 

KSTP: Winter Walleye Season Opens Dec. 1 on Mille Lacs

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Standing Rock News

West Central Tribune: Corps gives eviction notice to Dakota Access protest camp

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November 23, 2016

Mille Lacs Band News

Mille Lacs Messenger: Douglas Sam – obituary

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Local News 

Mille Lacs Messenger: City of Isle – Minor setback with fire hall construction

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Brainerd Dispatch: Environmental activist LaDuke talks oil pipelines at CLC

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Standing Rock News

Indianz.com: Water protectors at Standing Rock

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National American Indian News 

MPR News: A Tribe Called Red breaks down its ‘powwow-step’ style

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November 21, 2016

Minnesota American Indian News 

Politics in Minnesota Capitol Report: Breaking the Ice: Indian health director ‘walks in two worlds’

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Duluth News Tribune: TELLING A STORY: Ojibwe traditional dance starts with handmade regalia

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Natural Resources News 

Duluth News Tribune: Field reports: Red Lake winter walleye rules announced

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Indian Country Today Media Network: Mainstream Media MIA as DAPL Action Is Met With Water Cannons and Mace

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National American Indian News 

Indianz.com: Republicans get behind Donald Trump as new challenges emerge for tribes

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Indianz.com: Bureau of Indian Affairs transfers $14M in land proceeds to tribes

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November 20, 2016

Mille Lacs Band News 

Fox21: Mille Lacs Band Stocks more than 45,000 Walleye in Area Lakes

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Brainerd Dispatch: Mille Lacs Band stocks thousands of walleye in area lakes

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Mille Lacs Community News 

Mille Lacs Messenger: Voters decide to increase local sales tax and school levies

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Mille Lacs Messenger: MLHS shareholders

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Regional News 

Minnesota Public Radio: Regulators release draft environmental permit for Iron Range mine

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Walker Pilot-Independent: Bemidji’s Ojibwe Language Project receives recognition; gets shout-out from National Geographic Geotourism Program

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Wisconsin Public Radio: Commercial fishermen oppose cisco limit

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August 26, 2016

Dakota Access Pipeline News

Indianz: Winona LaDuke: Corporate Interests Come to Destroy Our Mother

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Dickinson Press: Legal Groups Look to Help Tribe by Finding New Ways to Challenge Pipeline

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August 24, 2016

Local/Band News

Brainerd Dispatch: Tribes, Businesses React to Mille Lacs Walleye Shutdown

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Leech Lake Bug-O-Nay-Ge-Shig School News

Daily Globe: Franken Attends Groundbreaking of New School

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Bring Me The News: $12M Revamp of ‘Horrific’ Minnesota School Gets Underway

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Star Tribune: New Indian School in Leech Lake is a Lesson in Leadership

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Northland News Center: Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe School Breaks Ground On Rebuild

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Dakota Access Pipeline News

Bring Me the News: North Dakota Update They Are in Court Today

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The Motley Fool: Enbridge Energy Partners and Marathon Petroleum Join Forces for Bakken Pipeline Acquisition

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Cherokee Phoenix: CN Supports Standing Rock Sioux in Pipeline Standoff

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Native American Sports Team Name News

MSN.com: Real History of Native American Team Names

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National Native American News

Indianz: Lakota County Times: Bill Honors Memory of Young Northern Cheyenne Woman

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Indian Country Today Media Network: 3 Native Women Who Influenced Indian Politics and Federal Policy

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August 19, 2016

Powwow News 

Saint Cloud Times: Mille Lacs Band kicks off 50th powwow

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Indian Country Today Media Network: Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe Celebrates 50th Annual Pow Wow This Weekend

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Indianz.com: Mille Lacs Band welcomes public to 50th annual traditional powwow

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Dakota Access Pipeline News

Native News Online: Dakota Access pipeline construction stopped until court hears case on Aug. 24

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August 18, 2016

Mille Lacs Lake News 

Walker Pilot-Independent: Anglers surpass Mille Lacs Lake walleye quota, but season to remain open; catch-and-release has had minimal impact on future spawning population

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Brainerd Dispatch: Mille Lacs Band opposed to state’s decision to exceed angling walleye fishing quota

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Mankato Free Press: Mille Lacs: A risky move for a major lake

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Minnesota American Indian News

Daily Globe: Dayton, tribal officials announce new grant for adult learning program geared toward American Indians

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Dakota Access Pipeline News

WDAZ: Tribal chairman calls for peaceful pipeline protest as construction halts

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August 17, 2016

Local News 

Mille Lacs Messenger: What if the tables were turned?

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Mille Lacs Messenger: State anglers jump over walleye harvest quota

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Mille Lacs Messenger: City of Wahkon – Mayor sides with county on boundaries

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Mille Lacs Messenger: City of Onamia – Onamia mayor steps down

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Duluth News Tribune: Other View: Risky Move for Lake Mille Lacs

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Brainerd Dispatch: Tribal Leaders Sworn into Minnesota Chippewa Tribe Executive Committee

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Indian Country Today Media Network: How Minn. Courts Respond to Domestic Violence Against Indians

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SC Times: Mille Lacs Study Could Fine-Tune Walleye Limits

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Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal: Red Lake Band Buys Minneapolis Site for Affordable Housing

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Environmental News

Inforum: LaDuke Column: Dakota Access Pipeline Purchaser Looking Like Enron

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Wadena Pioneer Journal: Sandpiper Pipeline Future Unclear as Enbridge Buys into Dakota Access

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Truthout: Lakota Lead Native Americans, Ranchers and Farmers in Fight Against Dakota Access Pipeline

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WDAZ: Native Spirit: Oil Pipelines Causing Controversy and Protest

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CNN: First on CNN: Navajo Nation Sues EPA Over Toxic Mine Spill

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August 8, 2016

Mille Lacs Band/Local News 

Northland News Center: Hundreds Gather to Celebrate Life and Legacy of Jim Northup

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Native News Today: Native Health in Indian Country

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National American Indian News 

Indian Country Today: The Week that Was: The Big Stories in Indian Country, August 7, 2016

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The 74 Million: Inside Sen. McCain’s Fight to Correct a Catch-22 Holding Back Arizona’s Native American Students

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Indian Country Today: Protecting Sacred Objects Bill Introduced in Senate

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Indianz: Mark Trahant: Helping Native Candidates Succeed in Our Legislatures

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Environmental News

Native News Online: A Message from Winona About the Sandpiper

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Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Pipeline Project in Doubt

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National Gaming News

WGRZ: Buffalo Creek Casino Expansion

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August 4, 2016

Mille Lacs Band/Local News 

Message Media: Tribal PD Community Outreach

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Environmental News

PennEnergy: Future Unclear for Northern Minnesota Oil Pipeline Project

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Hibbing Daily Tribune: Sandpiper Finds Itself Without Major Customer

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Minnesota Gaming News

Facilities Net: Minnesota Casino Migrates to IP Video Surveillance with Victor from Tyco Security Products

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August 3, 2016

Mille Lacs Band/Local News 

Message Media: Mille Lacs County—Baby Steps

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Bush Foundation: Eileen Briggs Selected to Lead Bush Foundation’s Native Nation Building Initiative

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Environmental News

AgWeek: Activists Gather in Bemidji, Minn., to Oppose Pipelines

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Brainerd Dispatch: Enbridge Buys into Dakota Access Pipeline, Sandpiper Future Unclear

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The Washington Post: Enbridge, Marathon Agree to Buy $2 Billion Bakken Pipe Stake

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National American Indian News

Native News Online: Tribal Sovereignty is No “Loophole”

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Indianz: Indian Health Service Finishes Youth Treatment Center in California

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Indianz: Tribes Gain Access to Federal Criminal Databases with Pilot Program

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Native News Online: IHS Awards $767,000 to 7 Tribes & Tribal Organizations for Self-Governance Planning and Negotiation Activities

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Street Root News: Tribal Leaders Take Their Case on Willamette River Cleanup to DC

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August 2, 2016

Mille Lacs Band/Local News 

Duluth News Tribune: Ojibwe Author Jim Northrup Dies at Age 73

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Gaming News 

Online Poker Report: The Massachusetts Model Could Become The Gold Standard for Gambling Regulation

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August 1, 2016

Mille Lacs Band/Local News 

Star Tribune: End Battles Over Reservation’s Border in Mille Lacs County

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Mille Lacs County Times: County, Band, Inch Toward New Agreement

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Regional News 

Walker Pilot Independent: LaDuke Leads Another Environmental Horse Ride Along Proposed Pipeline Route

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Post Bulletin: Ojibwe Recall Horror of Ancestors’ Death March

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Indian Country Today Media Network: Peggy Flanagan, White Earth, Addresses DNC

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July 22, 2016

Mille Lacs Band News 

Mille Lacs County Times: County Residents Sound Off About Cooperative Agreement, Say Public Safety Should Be First Priority

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Message Media: Hit the Snooze Button

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Message Media: Benjamin Sworn In

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Indian Country Today: Treaty Rights Battle Links Hunting and Oil Pipelines in Minnesota

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Outdoor News: Furor Erupts Over Tribal Moose Kill

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National Native American Indian News

The Columbia Basin: National Wildlife Refuge Renamed to Honor Native American Leader Bill Frank Jr.

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Inside Radio: Native Tribes Benefitting from FCC Priority Rule

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WTAQ: DNR Releases Fish Eating Guide

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July 18, 2016

Mille Lacs Band News 

Brainerd Dispatch: Mille Lacs County, Ojibwe Cross Swords Over Law Enforcement

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Princeton Union Eagle: The Time to Move Toward Cooperation Between County and Band is Now

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Mille Lacs County Times: State approves $3.6 million in relief for Mille Lacs Lake

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Regional American Indian News

Bismarck Tribune: North Dakota Man Hammers Out Chippewa Compensation

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Bismarck Tribune: ‘Marshall Plan’ Posed for Reservations

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Environmental News

Duluth News Tribune: Effort to Protect, Track Nesting Terns in Harbor Turns Up Surprising Results

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Star Tribune: Anderson: Mille Lacs Walleye Bite is Hot, but Shutdown is Seen as Unlikely

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National American Indian News

Indian Country Today: Inherent Rights at Stake

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Native News Online: Senators Introduce Bill to Launch Business and Create Jobs in Indian Country

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July 13, 2016

Mille Lacs Band/ Local News 

Brainerd Dispatch: Mille Lacs Band Swears in Chief Executive, Officers

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Message Media: Mille Lacs County Board – County Prepares to Spend Taxpayer’s Dollars to Fund New Deputies

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National Gaming News

CT Mirror: MGM Stalled in Effort to Block New Indian Casino in CT

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Environmental News

Yes Magazine: Northwest Tribes Band Together to Stop Oil-by-Rail

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Hood River News: Columbia River Salmon Fishing Deal in the Works

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Lacross Tribune: Judge Says County Can’t Require Enbridge to Carry Spill Insurance—but There’s a Twist

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July 7, 2016

Mille Lacs Band/ Local News 

Message Media: Dissecting the revocation of the law enforcement agreement

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Message Media: An Issue Within an Issue Within as Issue

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Mille Lacs County Times: County Social Services Requests Increase in Staff

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Regional American Indian News

Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal: Prairie Island Band Might Add Casino Near Lake Elmo

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Vikings.com: Mystic Lake’s Club Purple Unveiled as Part of 7th Founding Partner Announcement

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Environmental News

Timberjay: EPA Raises More Concerns Over Lack of Pollution Oversight

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National American Indian News

Lakota Country Times: Senate Committee Approves Tribal Justice Bill

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Indianz: Tribes Support Bill in Senate to Stop the Export of Cultural Property

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Native News Online: Rep. Loretta Sanchez Statement on Supreme Court Affirming 9th Circuit Decision Ordering California to Repay Tribe

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Native Times: DOI Secretary Says Tribes Must Continue Progress After Obama Leaves

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June 23, 2016

National American Indian News

Ruidoso News: Native American Domestic Violence is Conference Topic

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Indianz: Supreme Court Deadlocks in Closely-Watched Tribal Jurisdiction Case

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Indianz: A Republican Plan to Terminate the Indian Health Service

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June 20, 2016

Environmental News

Milwaukee-Wisconsin Journal Sentinel: Sand Oil Pipelines Threaten Wisconsin

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The Washington Times: Hudson Oil Spill Would Be Difficult to Clean Up

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National American Indian News 

Indianz.com: Native women confront high rates of violence in Indian Country

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The Seattle Times: Navajo Leaders Pass on Trump Meeting Amid his ‘Pocahontas’ Taunts

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Press Release Point: NCAI Applauds the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Announcement Recognizing Tribal Sovereignty and Cooperative Management

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Gaming News

Trib Live: In Reversal, State House Speaker Turzai Open to Expansion of Gambling

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June 16, 2016

Mille Lacs Band News

Brainerd Dispatch: The Jingle Dress Tradition

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Environmental News

Post Bulletin: Get ‘Carded’ for Invasive Species Awareness

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National American Indian News 

US News & World Report: Left Behind

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June 14, 2016

Regional News 

Forum News Service: Family remembers girl killed in hit-and-run near Mille Lacs Lake; driver still sought

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Minnesota American Indian News

MinnPost: The sad legacy of American Indian boarding schools in Minnesota and the U.S.

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Indianz.com: Leech Lake Band placed girl in foster home where she was killed

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MinnPost: The art of deciding what the hell to do with the state Capitol’s art collection

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National American Indian News 

Indianz: Amendment drafted for Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act in defense bill
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Indianz: Supreme Court upholds use of tribal convictions in federal system
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Indianz: Crow Tribe demands justice after woman was found badly burned
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June 10, 2016

Mille Lacs Lake News 

St. Cloud Times: Building artificial habitat for Mille Lacs terns

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Minnesota Walleye Harvest News 

KSTP: Anglers Can Keep 4 Walleye on Upper Red Lake Starting Next Week

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National American Indian News 

Billings Gazette: March announced to support Crow woman found alive after being set on fire

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Clearwater Tribune: Pacific Northwest tribes gather at oil train derailment site in Oregon

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June 9, 2016

Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe News 

Brainerd Dispatch: Brainerd History Week ramps up

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Minnesota American Indian News 

AP: Fond du Lac Band, Duluth reach deal on casino legal dispute

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Bring Me The News: Duluth’s new deal with the Fond du Lac band may end a 7 year legal fight

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Duluth News Tribune: City of Duluth, Fond du Lac Band poised to settle years of legal battles

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Pine Journal: FDL Notice of Intent To File Application – USDA Assistance

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Duluth News Tribune: Our view: City-band deal worth embracing

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Pipeline News 

United Press International: House moves bill to ensure oil, gas pipeline safety

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June 6, 2016

Minnesota American Indian News

Pine Journal: Fond du Lac artist combines heritage and art

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Duluth News Tribune: Cloquet man gets ‘overdue’ medal

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National American Indian News 

Missoulian: Lawmakers want answers after woman found badly burned on Crow Reservation

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Indianz: Tribal leaders in Great Plains welcome Hillary Clinton’s experience

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June 3, 2016

Minnesota American Indian News 

Indian Country Today Media Network: Minnesota Funds Elk Restoration Study for Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa

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APG Media: Project revitalizes Bad River housing

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National American Indian News 

WPR: Tribes Seek Formal Consultation On USGS Surveys

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Environmental News 

TimberJay: Moose may get federal protection

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Pipeline News 

Pacific Standard: The Underwater Pipeline That Could Break the Great Lakes

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June 2, 2016

Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe

Mille Lacs Messenger: Raising their voices: public comment taken on Enbridge’s proposed Sandpiper pipeline and Line 3 Replacement Project

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Mille Lacs Lake News 

Mille Lacs Messenger: Mille Lacs Lake area operation community connect

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Mille Lacs Messenger: Fish and people needed to keep Mille Lacs alive

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Brainerd Dispatch: Reader Opinion: Tribal fishing sore spot

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Minnesota Ag Connection: Anglers Can Help with Important Mille Lacs Studies

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Duluth News Tribune: Mille Lacs Lake guide finds lake’s trophy smallmouth bass this time of year

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Pioneer Press: How many walleyes die after being released? New Mille Lacs study probes ‘hooking mortality’

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National American Indian News 

Indianz: Another week goes by without decision in tribal jurisdiction case

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Native News Online: Trump Snubs Tribes on Meeting, Considers Congressman Who “Belittles” Natives for VP

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Cherokee Phoenix: Washington Post poll emboldens anti-mascot Natives

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Indian Country Today Media Network: Congress OK’s NMAI Native American Veterans Memorial

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Environmental News 

Duluth News Tribune: More forest fires, more moose

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May 26, 2016

Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe

Mille Lacs Messenger: Conservation Awareness Day

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Minnesota American Indian News 

Pine and Lakes Echo Journal: Rural Renewable Energy Alliance awarded $500,000 grant

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National American Indian News 

Indian Country Today Media Network: New Study Puts Focus on Violence Against Women and Men in Indian Country and Around the World

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Environmental News 

Times Herald: Cyclists ride to shut down Enbridge pipeline

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Timberjay: Bill to block sulfate enforcement approved

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May 25, 2016

Mille Lacs Lake News 

Star Tribune: Attempt to stop muskie stocking fizzles; northern pike plan goes nowhere

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Minnesota American Indian News 

Brainerd Dispatch: Camp Ripley: Tribal consultations continue on positive path for the future

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National American Indian News 

Indian Country Today Media Network: NMAI Tells Press: Stop Paris Auction of Sacred Items and Human Remains

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Pipeline News 

The Pilot-Independent: Environmental Quality Board decides to keep PUC in charge of Enbridge’s Sandpiper and Line 3 pipeline EIS process

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Native News Online: Ihanktonwan/Yankton Sioux Assert Sovereignty Against Army Corps & Lay Groundwork For Meaningful Consultation In Contentious Dakota Access Pipeline REVIEW

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May 24, 2016

Minnesota American Indian News 

Bemidji Pioneer: Grant awarded for solar energy at Leech Lake

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Indianz: Long wait hints at Supreme Court tie in closely-watched tribal jurisdiction case

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Indian Country Today Media Network: Dakota Access Pipeline Construction Begins Despite Standing Rock Sioux Objections

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May 23, 2016

Mille Lacs Lake News 

Mille Lacs County Times: Fatal punch thrown at Isle resort

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National American Indian News 

The Washington Post: Inside the fight between Daniel Snyder and Native American activists over ‘Redskins’

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Indian Country Today Media Network: Obamacare Helps Tribal Members

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Chicago Tribune: What’s in a team’s name? How about a slur?

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AP: Senators want higher liability for Great Lakes spills

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May 20, 2016

Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe News 

Mille Lacs Messenger: Book reflects life on reservation

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Minnesota American Indian News 

Star Tribune: Anderson: Legislature should fund Chippewa’s land purchase

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Pipeline News 

Earth Justice: Northwest Tribes Vow to Continue Opposition to Canadian Pipeline

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Pop Herald: Canada OKs pipeline expansion project that could send more tankers here

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May 19, 2016

Regional News 

Brainerd Dispatch: House bonding bill funds Cuyuna trails, stiffs Mille Lacs DNR station

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Star Tribune: Despite cold, anglers found fish biting

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National American Indian News 

Native News Online: Interior Department Expands Buy-Back Program Across Indian Country

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The Washington Post: New poll finds 9 in 10 Native Americans aren’t offended by Redskins name

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AP: More tribes added to land program, but money running out

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Indianz: Senate Committee on Indian Affairs focuses on justice issues

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Indian Country Today Media Network: Bill to Help Native Children Considered in Congress

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Reuters: Grandmothers fill void left by violence, drugs on Native American reservations

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Pipeline News 

West Central Tribune: Department of Commerce to retain position as lead agency in Sandpiper, Line 3 environmental review

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Grand Rapids Herald Review: As Fort Mcmurray Burns

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May 17, 2016

Mille Lacs Lake News 

Brainerd Dispatch: Prior Lake man dies after being punched at Nitti’s Hunter’s Point Resort

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AP: Man charged in fatal confrontation at Mille Lacs Lake resort

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WCCO: Family Mourns Man Killed In Mille Lacs Lake Resort Assault

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National American Indian News 

Reuters: Fueled by drugs, sex trafficking reaches ‘crisis’ on Native American reservation

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Pipeline News 

Duluth News Tribune: Lawsuit wants Enbridge pipeline in Michigan shut down

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May 13, 2016

Minnesota American Indian News 

Grand Forks Herald: VIDEO: Red lakes fishing flourishing after supply was on the brink of disappearing

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National American Indian News 

Indianz: South Dakota governor sees criticism for remarks on sacred site

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Indianz: Senate Committee on Indian Affairs taking quick action on bills

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Pipeline News 

North American Oil & Gas Pipelines: A Look at U.S. Oil Pipeline Projects This Year and Beyond

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May 11, 2016

Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe

Mille Lacs Messenger: Dayton appoints Kulick to Seventh District Court

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Minnesota American Indian News 

Northland News Center: Crisis in Indian Country

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National American Indian News 

Indianz: Tribes and educators push for newer data for key funding program

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Environmental News 

WJFW: State Sen. Tom Tiffany (R-Hazelhurst) calls for Great Lakes Wolf Summit

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Kare 11: Public weighs-in on Sandpiper pipeline impact

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May 10, 2016

Mille Lacs Lake News 

KSTP TV: DNR Releases 10 Million Walleye Fry into Lake Mille Lacs

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Minnesota American Indian News 

Indianz: Leech Lake Band to get new high school after long wait for funding

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National American Indian News 

Indian Country Today Media Network: ‘Historic Victory for Treaty Rights’: Northwest Tribes Rejoice as Army Corps Rejects Coal Terminal

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LA Times: U.S. rejects proposed coal export facility, siding with one Indian tribe over another

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Indian Country Today Media Network: Will It Be Enough? UN Proposed Changes Could Give Indigenous Peoples a Voice

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May 9, 2016

Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe 

Brainerd Dispatch: Farago named to state leadership post serving children and families

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Star Tribune: Anderson: No limits on optimism for Minnesota walleye opener

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Mille Lacs Lake News 

Pioneer Press: How to fish Mille Lacs walleye opener 2016

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Regional News 

Mille Lacs County Times: Five-year development strategy begins to form

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Minnesota American Indian News 

Native News Online: Minnesota Us Senators Visit Dilapidated Bug-O-Nay-Ge-Shig High School On The Leech Lake Indian Reservation

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Star Tribune: Finally, a new school for high schoolers on Bug-O-Nay-Ge-Shig campus

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Pipeline News 

Grand Forks Herald: Court-ordered environmental do-over underway for Enbridge Sandpiper, Line 3 projects

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WWMT: Enbridge oil spill in U.P. went unnoticed for 30 years

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May 4, 2016

Local News News 

St. Cloud Times: Dayton picks Mille Lacs judge

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Minnesota American Indian News 

Duluth News Tribune: Mayor still hopes to find common ground with Fond du Lac band

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Huffington Post: Federal Schools for Native American Students Are Crumbling. Here’s How to Fix Them.

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Pioneer Press: Afton finds no Indian burial sites or artifacts in project site

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Environmental News 

Duluth News Tribune: Minnesota Senate approves outdoors projects

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May 3, 2016

Grand Casino/Gaming News 

Brainerd Dispatch: Grand Casino celebrates 25 years with renovation

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Twin Cities Business: Mystic Lake Isn’t Playing the Odds

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Indianz: Mille Lacs Band announces upgrades as casino marks 25 years

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Mille Lacs Lake News

Brainerd Dispatch: Lueck bill on Mille Lacs passes Minnesota House

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The Fishing Wire: Mille Lacs Smallmouth Alliance Fundraiser a Rousing Success

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AP: Group protests DNR walleye regulations on Mille Lacs

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National American Indian News 

First Nations Development Institute: First Nations Development Institute Awards $195,300 to Seven Native American Organizations & Tribal Programs That Serve Native Arts and Artists

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Pipeline News 

Grand Forks Herald: OUR OPINION: No more delays of much-needed pipelines

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Prairie Business Magazine: Meeting brings out those in favor, those opposed to pipelines

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April 26, 2016

Mille Lacs Lake News 

Dirt Toys Magazine: Minnesota To Add More ATV Trails

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Pipeline News 

AP: Enbridge Pipeline Replacement Gets Conditional Canadian Approval

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Grand Forks Herald: PUC hold pipeline meeting in Crookston

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April 25, 2016

Mille Lacs Lake News

Aitkin Age: DNR gathering stocking information on Mille Lacs Lake

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Brainerd Dispatch: DNR begins Mille Lacs stocking project

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Grand Forks Herald: Spearing accounts for most of Chippewa tribal walleye harvest

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Minnesota American Indian News 

Star Tribune: Sen. Franken measure to get loans to Indian Country garners bipartisan love

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National American Indian News 

AP: Feds deciding if coal-export project violates tribal rights

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Indianz: Report shows dramatic increase in suicide rates in Indian Country

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Cronkite News: Audit: 19 tribal schools in Arizona went uninspected for four years

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Pipeline News 

Brainerd Dispatch: Guest Opinion: Input encouraged at public meetings on proposed pipeline projects

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Mesabi Daily Times: Enbridge Pipeline public hearings set

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April 21, 2016

Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe

Pioneer Press: Mille Lacs walleye netting takes back seat to tribal spearing

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Mille Lacs Lake News 

Outdoor News: DNR collects walleye eggs for Mille Lacs fry stocking

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Minnesota American Indian News 

Timberjay: Leecy election contest dismissed after audit confirms results

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Pipeline News 

Prairie Business Magazine: Minnesota citizens question which agency should lead pipeline environmental studies

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April 20, 2016

Mille Lacs Lake News 

Mille Lacs Messenger: Tribal harvest on Mille Lacs Lake

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Mille Lacs Messenger: Mille Lacs walleye stocking project

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Star Tribune: DNR beefs up its Mille Lacs walleye management toolbox with a stocking trial

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Minnesota American Indian News 

MPR: Battling opioid addiction on the reservation

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April 19, 2016

Mille Lacs Lake News 

KSTP: Minnesota DNR Launches Ambitious Walleye Project on Mille Lacs Lake

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St. Cloud Times: Mille Lacs walleye stocking assessment underway

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National American Indian News 

Indianz: Supreme Court ready to hear fourth Indian law case on the docket

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Pipeline News

Prairie Public News: Despite slowdown in the oil industry, pipeline projects are moving ahead

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April 18, 2016

Regional News 

Princeton Union-Eagle: Brown, Lestrud get DFL nod in District 15

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Minnesota American Indian News 

Indianz: White Earth Nation tries to address concerns about planned casino

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MPR: This White Earth mom lost her pregnant daughter to overdose

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Grand Forks Herald: Dioxin-contaminated land within reservation boundaries to be cleaned again

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Duluth News Tribune: Bois Forte election results formally contested

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Pipeline News 

Inforum: Minnesota Capitol Chatter: Legislators look for investigations

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Environmental News 

Star Tribune: Conservationists see politics creeping into Minnesota’s designated fish and wildlife spending

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April 15, 2016

Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe News 

Mille Lacs Messenger: Big Sandy Lodge purchased by Mille Lacs Corporate Ventures

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Mille Lacs Messenger: Democrats endorse Brown and Lestrud for District 15

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Mille Lacs County Times: Brown, Lestrud get DFL nod in District 15

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National American Indian News

Indianz: Bill in Senate expands tribal jurisdiction over non-Indian offenders

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April 14, 2016

Mille Lacs Lake News 

Outdoor News: Live bait is back for Lake Mille Lacs

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Minnesota American Indian News 

Valley News Live: Drug overdose at the White Earth Reservation

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National American Indian News

Indian Country Today Media Network: Behind Closed Doors: How the Feds Control Your Kids’ Education

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Pipeline News

Lansing State Journal: What if Enbridge is wrong about its 63-year-old pipeline?

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AP: Groups say underwater pipeline violates state, federal rules

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April 13, 2016

Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe News

Mille Lacs Messenger: Benjamin reelected

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Mille Lacs Messenger: Mille Lacs County – Resolution opposes change in statute

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St. Cloud Times: Brown endorsed for Senate District 15 seat

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Indianz: Mille Lacs Band expands economy with $6.9M purchase of resort

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Mille Lacs Lake News 

Mille Lacs Messenger: Anglers prevail, live bait will be allowed

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Pioneer Press: Mille Lacs live-bait reversal: Is trade-off worth it?

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Grand Forks Herald: Game and fish bill would allow trophy walleye to be taken on Mille Lacs Lake

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Mille Lacs County Times: DNR exploring fishing museum, hall of fame and education center at Mille Lacs

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Minnesota American Indian News

Native News Online: Bug-O-Nay-Ge-Shig High School Federal Funding Secured For Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe

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Star Tribune: At Children’s, American Indian babies get gift of moccasins

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National American Indian News 

NPR: For Native Americans, Health Care Is A Long, Hard Road Away

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Indian Country Today Media Network: 11 BIE Schools Win Replacement Lottery

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Native News Online: #NATIVEVOTE16 – A Record Year for Candidates? Probably, Maybe. Why Not?

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USA Today: Michelle Obama, blunt on Indian issues, to give commencement speech

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Pipeline News

AP: Planned legislation could curb Great Lakes oil pipelines

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Truthout: TransCanada’s Keystone Pipeline Resumes Operations After South Dakota Dilbit Spill

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Mesabi Daily News: County gives Enbridge a helping hand

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Environmental News 

Brainerd Dispatch: SWCD offers wild rice preservation program

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April 8, 2016

Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe News

Star Tribune: Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe buys Big Sandy Lodge & Resort

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Mille Lacs Lake News

KSTP: DNR: Live Bait will be Allowed on Mille Lacs Lake this Season

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Star Tribune: Minnesota fishing traditions win out with reversal of live-bait ban on Mille Lacs

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Star Tribune: Anderson: Mille Lacs bait flip-flop fraught with peril

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Brainerd Dispatch: Guest Opinion: #DoTheLake this summer on Mille Lacs

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Minnesota American Indian News 

Bring Me The News: There’s a new plan to clean up toxic soil at site of former paper company

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National American Indian News

Indianz: Navajo Nation wins ruling for remains removed from reservation

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Pipeline News

The Dickinson Press: St. Louis County commissioners lining up behind pipelines

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Environmental News 

Duluth News Tribune: Bill exempts Keetac from sulfate standard

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April 7, 2016

Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe News

Pioneer Press: Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe buy Big Sandy Lodge near McGregor

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Mille Lacs Lake News 

WDSM: House Committee Approves Tourism Push For Mille Lacs Lake Area

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Princeton Union-Eagle: County supports possible scenic byway around Lake Mille Lacs

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Minnesota American Indian News

Star Tribune: Editorial: A welcome end to classes in a Leech Lake Reservation pole barn

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Duluth News Tribune: Primary narrows field for Fond du Lac tribal council seats

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MPR: In northern Minnesota, tribal chair races narrow

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KQDS: Miller Dwan Foundation Receives $5,000 Grant for Renovations

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April 5, 2016

Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe 

Brainerd Dispatch: Looking forward to the past

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Mille Lacs Lake News 

AP: Mille Lacs businesses want state help to woo non-anglers

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Mille Lacs Messenger: Senator Dave Brown – Fishing mortality

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Pilot Independent: DNR exploring partnership with Minnesota Fishing Museum, Hall of Fame; Mille Lacs Lake could be new home for DNR fisheries facility and fishing museum complex

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Princeton Union-Eagle: Lawmakers seek to protect Mille Lacs

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Star Tribune: Mille Lacs stakeholders voice unrest over live-bait ban

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Princeton Union-Eagle: County supports possible scenic byway around lake

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Mille Lacs Messenger: Connecting Mille Lacs to Northwoods Trail system

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Minnesota American Indian News

St. Cloud Times: American Indian Center prepares for annual powwow

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Duluth News Tribune: Fond du Lac RBC primary election is Tuesday

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Pipeline News

Pioneer Press: Minnesota state employee’s emails on Sandpiper pipeline not cause for discipline, official says

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Duluth News Tribune: Duluth Enbridge protesters found guilty of trespassing

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April 1, 2016

Mille Lacs Lake News 

Mille Lacs County Times: Lawmakers seek to protect Mille Lacs

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Pipeline News 

WTBX: Enbridge Pipeline Protesters On Trial Friday In Duluth

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Environmental News 

Granite Falls Advocate Tribune: Honoring the life giving waters of the Minnesota

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