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Band to allow walleye spearing in northeastern Minnesota

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For the first time since federal courts affirmed the treaty rights of American Indians in Minnesota and Wisconsin in the 1980s, tribal spearing of walleyes may take place on lakes in Northeastern Minnesota.

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The Fond du Lac Band will allow its Band members to spear walleyes this spring in lakes within the 1854 ceded territory, which covers most of Northeastern Minnesota.

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