Minnesota’s tribes signed treaties ceding their land to Washington in return for financial support. Those obligations aren’t being honored during the shutdown.
Mino Oski Ain Dah Yung, a partnership between the Ain Dah Yung Center and Project For Pride In Living, will provide 42 units of permanent housing.
Clark, a longtime champion of LGBTQ issues, and Allen, the first Native American woman elected to the state Legislature, both announced they would be retiring after the 2018 session.
The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community was first recognized by the federal government in 1969. Today, it’s a force to be reckoned with.
Together, the four native legislators are tackling a host of issues specifically related to the American Indian community, addressing problems they feel have been ignored for years.
It now seems at least possible that the 1,172-mile pipeline, said by its owners to be 60 percent complete already, may seriously falter and even fail.
The schools carried out the government’s mission to restructure Indians’ minds and personalities by severing children’s physical, cultural, and spiritual connections to their tribes.
The money will allow for replacement of the high school building, a converted barn never meant for long-term use by students.
Speakers, including Rep. Betty McCollum, emphasized the positive results when tribal sovereignty is respected.
Obama has proposed $45 million to completely rebuild two tribal schools. For Rep. Betty McCollum and a group of Republicans that’s just the beginning.
WASHINGTON — The Obama administration will request $1 billion in funding for Indian Education, including millions for school construction desperately needed at schools like one in Minnesota.
The march from Northrop Auditorium and rally at TCF Bank Stadium made for a sometimes tense and often inspiring gathering of ideas, expressions and histories.
City attorney says the city doesn’t have the legal standing to sue over the use of the Washington, D.C. team’s name and logos in the stadium.
Lilligren, who’d served 12 years on the Minneapolis City Council before his defeat last year, is a member of the White Earth Band of Ojibwe.
City officials are exploring whether Minneapolis has legal authority under its civil rights law to enforce a ban at TCF Bank Stadium.
The prestigious awards honor Minnesota residents who are making a difference through community service.
Water clarity, dwindling fish count, invasive species and other threats are of grave concern to all — and should not become the pretext for attacking tribal rights.
WASHINGTON — Funding for new federally-run tribal schools has fallen since the late 2000s and Rep. Betty McCollum says it’s unfair to their students.
Through a series of legal victories, including one just weeks ago, tribes are extending the meaning of rights they reserved in 19th-century treaties.
The new Minneapolis mayor vows a more diverse police force and more economic opportunity for all.