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AMERICAN INDIAN

The Minnesota Chippewa Tribe includes six Chippewa, or Ojibwe bands, in northern Minnesota
A team of young people worked to produce a video that explores their shared experiences growing up on mighty lakes, near and far.
Roughly a thousand people were arrested during those actions. Some were charged with relatively serious crimes, including gross misdemeanors and felonies.
Native American community members lead sessions designed to help teachers better understand Native culture and history.
In all, the federal infrastructure law will mean $13 billion for a range of upgrades on tribal lands nationwide. That’s everything from better sewers, repaired dams, buried cable to bring faster internet and improvements meant to foster cleaner water and energy.
The speculation began last month, after a leaked draft of a U.S. Supreme Court opinion suggested the court is poised to overturn Roe v. Wade, the 1973 decision that guaranteed the right to an abortion nationwide. Indigenous abortion rights advocates say the questions have mostly come from non-Native people: “All of a sudden, this issue that’s going to impact white women too — or impact white women more broadly — now we’re being seen as the potential savior."

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This month, the Lower Phalen Creek Project will begin construction on a 9,000 square foot interpretive center near the entrance of the Bruce Vento Nature Sanctuary to welcome people back to Wakan Tipi and educate the public.
The Bois Forte Band of Chippewa celebrated the return of thousands of acres of forest lands — set in motion thanks to land conservation efforts.
Twin Cities Native Lacrosse has brought people together to participate in the Indigenous tradition of lacrosse

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