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NATIVE Act aims to promote Native tourism

One major exhibit in the Bois Forte Band of Chippewa’s Atisokanigamig (Legend House) shows how the Ojibwe people – over centuries – migrated to Northern...

October Calendar

Oct. 4 - Nov. 8 Let’s Get Cookin’ The Indian Health Board of Minneapolis will be hosting a weekly, family-based nutrition education and cooking class series...

Mavis Jolene Resemius

Mavis “Marvelous” Jolene Resemius June 12, 1957 - September 15, 2016 Mavis “Marvelous” Jolene Resemius, age 59, of Morton, formerly of St. Paul, passed away Thursday,...

Moosie and Trump

Moosie checked in recently and was all morose about the upcoming presidential election. He’s voting for Hillary because he likes women, a lot, but...

We’ve Got A lot In Common

This month, I’d like to write about an issue that I’ve been trying to figure out how to write about it. I’ve lived and/or...

Standing with Standing Rock On September 20, David Archambault II, chairman...

On September 20, David Archambault II, chairman of the Standing Rock Sioux tribe, addressed the United Nations Human Rights Council, in Geneva, Switzerland. “I am...

Red Lake Nation holds first indigenous food summit

Hundreds of tribe members and others from around the region spent the weekend on the Red Lake Nation reservation in northern Minnesota learning how...

Nearly wiped out by pollution, wild rice is coming back to...

For the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa, the St. Louis River estuary has been described as being as close to heaven...

Natives travel to the International Slow Food gathering in Italy

In an impressive fossil fuels travel day, I left the Standing Rock reservation and flew to Italy for the International Slow Food gathering known...

October Whats New

Tom Goldtooth To Receive Top Sierra Club AwardTom Goldtooth, a Native American environmental leader known nationally for his tireless efforts to defend Indigenous rights...

Reusing, Restoring in Indian Country

The abandoned Eagle View Motel at Cass Lake, on the Leech Lake Indian Reservation, is coming down in pieces with useful materials stored for...

Don’t forget local school elections

Presidential election year thunder is generated by the race for the White House but that should not distract Native families and community leaders from...

September

Starts Sept. Early Childhood Education Class for Native families Parents of Tradition Early Childhood Education Class for Native families with children birth to 5 years old....

Valerie Gertrude GreyEagle Obituary

Valerie Gertrude GreyEagle November 19, 1982  - August 14, 2016 Valerie Gertrude GreyEagle, “Taḣca Ska Win” (White Deer Woman) age 33 of the Lower Sioux Community,...

September

Sept. 8-9 47th Annual United Tribes International Contest Powwow   Lone Star Arena, Bismarck, ND. For info, call 701-255-3285, ext. 1293 Sept. 9-11 Mendota's 17th Annual...

Sept Ricey Wild

An amazing man passed on recently. You all know him too, Jim Northrup from Sawyer, Minn. He was a raconteur, author, poet and playwright...

Education and the white world

This month, I’d like to talk about education. In the past, I’ve been a big supporter of going to college, but a few decades...

September Political Matters

Remembering Jim Northrup Whenever I found a new issue of The Circle, I would turn first to Jim Northrup’s column, “Fond du Lac Follies.” There...

Jim Northrup passes on, groups ensure he will be remembered

Internationally recognized and award winning author, poet and storyteller Jim Northrup died of cancer at his home at Sawyer, on the Fond du Lac Reservation,...

Standing Rock Sioux Tribe continues to oppose DAPL

The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe of South/North Dakota have been protesting the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline since April of this year. The...