Mille Lacs Band invests in wind turbines

The Corporate Commission of the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe has become a major investor in a wind turbine project that could create up...

Northern Cree and Friends a great powwow album

Jamison Mahto  Indigenous In Music CD Review jamison@iicoc.com, www.iicoc.com Northern Cree and Friends  Vol. 5/Long Winter Nights Round Dance Live CD Review The Cree Nations occupy lands and...

Red Ink, a play within a powwow, premieres at Mixed Blood...

This month, the premiere of Red Ink (billed as “plays-within-a-powwow”) will open at Mixed Blood Theater in Minneapolis. Written by seven Native playwrights, Red...

Section 8 waiting list just gets longer

As more Minnesotans lose their jobs and confront economic uncertainty, they may turn to Section 8, the federal government’s largest low-income housing assistance program,...

MN Mdewakanton Dakota Oyate descendents not owed land or money

A federal appeals court has ruled against a large group of Mdewakanton Dakota Indians attempting to claim a share of the lands and gambling...

It Aint Easy being indian

Picture this: it’s the mid-80s, a summer day during former President Ray-Gun’s Star Wars administration. My mom Omi is walking back with her niece...

Fon du lac follies

My sons and I went out to tap maple trees. The crew consisted of my son Matthew, his S.O. Jackie, and sons Joseph and...

Fon du lac follies

My younger sister Doris Ann also died recently, she was 61. It is hard for me to write about my sister and friend. She...

Fon du lac follies

It may just be my memory but winter always takes a couple of our elders. My mother-in-law, Geraldine Dow, died recently. She lived a...

Native Issues in the Halls of Government

House panel nixes nukes When I worked for the Minnesota House of Representatives’ Public Information Office in the mid-90s, I got a front-row view of...

Community Calendar

April 3 & 17, May 1 & 15 Breakfast of Champions - Elders Fundraiser Eggs, sausage or bacon, oatmeal, toast and beverage - all for $5....

IT Laddu launches TheCityGuide.in beta

TheCityGuide.in enables local search in 12 major cities of India including Agra, Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Chandigarh, Chennai, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Kolkata, Mumbai, New Delhi/NCR, Pune,...

Diabetical Dialogs @ Franklin Avenue

Have you ever gotten a real life experience crossed up with a dream? Well it happened to me just the other night. Having attended...

Take Back Women of Nations committee

Native community responds to cultural appropriation, violent board behavior and exclusion in Native Women's shelterTAKE BACK WOMEN OF NATIONS COMMITTEE ...

Tribal Veteran Service Officers

Are you a Native American veteran? Are you wondering if you are eligible for health, housing and education benefits? Or for serviced connected disability compensation?  Claims...

Internship will train Natives in energy, economic development

George T. Skibine, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy and Economic Development of Indian...

Fond du Lac Follies

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An Open Letter to St. Louis County Board

Dear Commissioners: At a January 20, 2009 workshop of the County Board, one of the agenda items included addressing "Transfer of Land to Tax Exempt...

Passing On