Ojibwe

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Push To Block Water Quality Standards That Protect Wild Rice

A Minnesota House committee is considering a bill that would prevent the state from enforcing water quality standards designed to protect wild rice for at least two years.

02/24/2015

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Officials Reach Agreement On Autopsy For 2nd Ojibwe Woman

Tribal and county government officials have agreed on how to handle an autopsy on an Ojibwe woman whose family objects on religious grounds.

02/11/2015

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Defending Champ Wins Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon

Defending champion Nathan Schroeder has won the 30th running of the John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon.

01/29/2014

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Quirk In Health Law May Affect Some Native Americans In Minn.

A wrinkle in the federal Affordable Care Act that could affect tens of thousands of people who consider themselves Native Americans nationwide isn’t expected to hit many in Minnesota.

05/15/2013

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Mille Lacs Band Of Ojibwe Plans To Buy 2 St. Paul Hotels

The Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe plans to buy two hotels in St. Paul.

01/08/2013

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Red Lake Grads Offer Support In Newtown, Conn.

A group of young adults from Minnesota with a keen understanding of the pain felt in Newtown, Conn., are traveling to the East Coast to let those affected by the elementary school massacre know that they are not alone.

12/22/2012

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Best Ways To Celebrate Native American History

November’s Native American History Month, and it’s coinciding with the sesquicentennial of U.S.-Dakota War of 1862, giving all the more reason to learn more about the event and the people involved.

11/05/2012

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MN Tribes Outlaw Wolf Hunt; Protesters Vow To End It

Minnesota’s first regulated wolf hunting season will start Saturday amid controversy.

11/02/2012

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Pre-Kindergarten Program Helping Close Achievement Gap

In most school districts, children start school at age 5 when they go to kindergarten.

09/27/2012

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Good Question: How Does A Lake Get Its Name?

This is the land of 10,000 lakes, or to be more specific, 11,842 lakes. And most of us don’t know how any of them got named.

07/31/2012

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U Of M Professors, Students Hope Living Dictionary Will Keep Ojibwe Alive

Ojibwe is a language that’s slowly disappearing.

04/22/2012

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Wild Rice And Sulfates Study Begins This Spring

Research begins this spring into the effects of sulfates in water on Minnesota’s wild rice stands.

04/16/2012

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Online Ojibwe Dictionary To Be Launched Monday

The University of Minnesota’s Department of American Indian Studies is launching a new online Ojibwe People’s Dictionary.

04/01/2012

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‘U Of M’ Launches Online Ojibwe-English Dictionary

A new tool to preserve the culture of the Ojibwe people is now online.

03/14/2012

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Fond Du Lac Band Buy Sacred Island

The Fond du Lac Band of the Lake Superior Chippewa has purchased a sacred Ojibwe island on the St. Louis River.

08/16/2011

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Ojibwe Demand Fishing Rights, Cite 1885 Treaty

Ojibwe band members went fishing before last year’s opener to force a treaty dispute into court, but the state still hasn’t brought charges, and the issue is ongoing as the 2011 opener approaches.

05/11/2011

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Gulf To Great Lakes Walk Against Water Pollution

Members of the Ojibwe tribe — mostly from Minnesota — are walking from the Mississippi Gulf Coast to Lake Superior to focus attention on how pollution is affecting the world’s water supplies.

04/23/2011

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In Minn., Copper Mining Runs Afoul Of Wild Rice

Wild rice is sacred to the Ojibwe of Minnesota, but that may not be enough to protect it from the promise of jobs that a new copper-nickel mining industry would bring to the state.

04/15/2011

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Minn. Columnist Looks Back On Long Career

For almost 22 years, Ojibwe writer Jim Northrup has entertained and chastened readers of his syndicated Fond Du Lacs Follies newspaper column. Now, a new collection of the Follies is about to hit the bookstores.

03/21/2011

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