Fond Du Lac Band Of Lake Superior Chippewa To Require Permits To Access Its LandThe Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa will now require permits for most people to access its lands in northeastern Minnesota.
Minnesota Court Of Appeals Weighs Challenges To PolyMet MineThe Minnesota Court of Appeals will hear oral arguments Wednesday on challenges by environmentalists and the Fond du Lac Band of Chippewa to the proposed PolyMet copper-nickel mine.
Minnesota Reservation Joins Buyback ProgramAn American Indian band in northeastern Minnesota is joining a government effort to return lands on reservations to tribal ownership. The U.S. Interior Department says the Fond du Lac Band of Minnesota Chippewa is among 21 Indian communities in 12 states that will join the land buyback program by 2017. That brings the number of locations in the program to 42.
Fond Du Lac Band To Spear Walleyes In 13 LakesThe Fond du Lac Band of Chippewa has named 13 northeastern Minnesota lakes where members intend to exercise their treaty rights to spear walleyes this spring. The tribe worked with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources to set quotas and select the lakes.
Fond Du Lac Band To Spear Walleyes In NE Minn.The Fond du Lac Band of Chippewa says it plans to exercise its treaty rights for the first time to spear walleyes on northeastern Minnesota lakes this spring. Secretary-Treasurer Ferdinand Martineau Jr. says the tribe is working with the state to determine which lakes and set harvest quotas.