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Four students from the Fond du Lac Ojibwe School can add a new line to their credentials: Theyve been certified as open-water scuba divers.
The divers were profiled in a story in Sundays News Tribune... Posted on 10/22/13 at 11:00 PM
Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Chairwoman Karen Diver will join the mayors of Houston, Texas, Sacramento, Calif., and Philadelphia, Penn., on a 26-member “Task Force on Climate Preparedness and Resilience” established by U.S. President Barack Obama last week.
When Travis Blacketter enrolled in geographical informational systems (GIS) studies at Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College, the 36-year-old wildland fire fighter had no idea it would lead to a six-week internship at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) facility in Alabama.
Diabetes, a growing problem nationwide, hits American Indian populations particularly hard. Among American Indians and Alaska Natives, nearly 16.1 percent have diabetes, according to the American Diabetes Association.
On Friday morning, Fond du Lac Band members and others headed to the reservation’s Perch Lake had to produce evidence of a reservation ID to travel down the one-lane dirt road to the lake. Those with no ID were turned away politely, but firmly.
The Journey Garden Program (babaamaadiziwin gitigaan) is a six-week summer program that teaches American Indian students about gardening, college, health careers, journaling, community, Ojibwe language, elder mentorship, building, art and cooking.
The Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa is gearing up to take part in a huge government program to buy back parcels of former tribal land that were given to tribe members long ago and now are shared by hundreds or even thousands of heirs.
During Thursday’s final lacrosse camp scrimmage, everyone had to be ready for action-even the spectators. Players were chasing the ball and each other all over, crossing boundary lines with impunity, seemingly so wrapped up in the game that they were unaware of their surroundings.
The Minnesota National Guard, Minnesota Swarm Professional Lacrosse Team and the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa have once again partnered to bring lacrosse back to tribal communities through the Native American Lax-4-Life Camp.
On Friday, the first day of the 20th Annual Veterans Powwow, the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa celebrated another first: the grand opening of the FDL Reservation Veterans Supportive Housing.
More than 300 veterans were honored during the 20th Annual Veterans Powwow, held on the Mash-ka-wisen powwow grounds on the Fond du Lac Reservation last Friday through Sunday. It was a powerful experience for many.
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