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2014-04-24 08:30:42

WATERSMEET, Mich., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Facing the harshest winter on record, skyrocketing propane prices and some of its members choosing between food and heat, the Lac Vieux Desert Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians is the subject of a new documentary short which takes viewers on a journey to one of the most geographically-isolated areas of the United States in a compelling story of survival.Frozen Homeland, (available at MYNAFSA.org) created by award-winning...

Endangered American Indian Language Resurrected
2011-11-22 09:18:01

[ Watch the Video ] Educator develops multimedia tools to share Ojibwe language and culture University of Minnesota Duluth education professor Mary Hermes says saving an endangered language goes beyond just enriching the people who speak it. "I think people have got to get beyond thinking it's just for the Ojibwe people, that we want to save their Ojibwe language. There's 10,000 years of human evolution and knowledge in that language," she says. With support from the National...

2011-02-01 00:16:22

Corporate Commission manages more than 500 contracts a year with Laserfiche Workflow. Onamia, MN (Vocus/PRWEB) January 31, 2011 Laserfiche has announced the winners of its annual Run Smarter Awards program, including the Corporate Commission of the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe Indians located in Onamia, MN. Each year, Laserfiche honors organizations that succeed in promoting organizational agility through innovative use of Laserfiche enterprise content management (ECM). With 500 contracts to...

2010-11-01 07:00:00

TORONTO, Nov. 1 /PRNewswire/ - PharmaTrust has signed the first agreement of its kind to provide a MedCentre to a First Nation community in northern Ontario. In a signing ceremony on October 29(th) the Sagamok Anishnawbek First Nation community finalized an agreement with PharmaTrust for the deployment of a MedCentre, which will give the community the option of convenient 24/7 access to pharmacy services. "PharmaTrust is thrilled that the Sagamok community is leading the way in the...

2008-09-16 12:00:21

To: STATE EDITORS Contact: Walter Abramson of the Minnesota Land Trust, +1-612-647- 9590 Island home of legendary conservationist Ernest Oberholtzer to remain undeveloped ST. PAUL, Minn., Sept. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Minnesota Land Trust and the Ernest C. Oberholtzer Foundation announced the permanent protection of the Review Islands -- the Rainy Lake home of conservationist Ernest C. Oberholtzer. Completion of this project ensures that the islands' important historic,...

2008-07-30 09:00:45

OAK ISLAND, NORTHWEST ANGLE, Minn. _ In July the sun rises here early and stays in the sky late and nearly everyone thinks about fishing. Maybe not the postmaster on Oak Island, Don McClanathan, who opens his small office three days a week. But everyone else. The previous evening here, in a tall bucket beneath a table in a fish cleaning house, a few dozen walleye carcasses pooled themselves in odd shapes. Their fillets had been extracted by anglers who by then were eating dinner or who...

2008-06-10 21:00:20

By Mila Koumpilova, Grand Forks Herald, N.D. Jun. 10--MAHNOMEN, Minn. -- Normalcy has returned to the Mahnomen School District. Attendance at Monday's board meeting was back to a couple dozen, from more than 80 at a raucous April meeting when the board let first-year High School Principal Susan Ninham go. The board's decision to not renew Ninham's contract set off an outcry from some residents, who felt she was penalized for her advocacy for native students. Other residents joined...

2008-04-27 00:00:13

By The Associated Press WAUSAU (AP) - Northern Wisconsin marks an anniversary this year, but not everyone is celebrating. It involves 19th century Indian treaties that brought walleyes, fork-like spears, rock-throwing protesters and claims of racism to the forefront.Twenty-five years ago, the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago affirmed that Chippewa Indian tribes retained off-reservation fishing and hunting rights in 1837 and 1842 treaties that ceded millions of acres of what is...


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Chippewa National Forest
2013-11-21 12:56:10

Chippewa National Forest is a national forest located in northcentral Minnesota, United States, in the counties of Cass, Itasca, and Beltrami. The forest headquarters are located in Cass Lake, Minnesota. There are local ranger district offices in Deer River, Walker, and Blackduck. The forest encompasses 666,623 acres. Water is plentiful, with over 1,300 lakes, 923 miles of streams and rivers, and 400,000 acres of wetlands. The forest was established as the Minnesota Forest Reserve on...

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