Some Ojibwe tribal members object to wolf hunting, trapping

See on Scoop.it – 500 Nations Some Ojibwe Indians in Minnesota are worried about the fate of the state’s wolf population, which is now being considered healthy enough for hunting and trapping.   500Nations‘s insight: The wolf, in First Nation culture, respresents guidance, loyalty, order and community.  By allowing the hunting and trapping of the wolf, they will be killing

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Ojibwe Leaders on Treaty Rights in Ceded Territory – #IdleNoMore – Honor the treaties #NoPenokeeMine

See on Scoop.it – 500 Nations Ojibwe Leaders on Treaty Rights in Ceded Territory Penokee MineInfo March 22, 2013 – A panel of Ojibwe leaders discusses treaty rights and the importance of using them. Video by Rebecca Kemble See on www.youtube.com

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Lac Courte Oreilles Harvest Camp opened in Penokees (9min) – Indian Country News

See on Scoop.it – 500 Nations The Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe tribe has opened a treaty harvest and educational camp on public lands in the Penokee Hills, near the site of the proposed worlds largest open pit iron mine, upstream from the Bad River Reservation. The site includes an area that hosted  almost 200 Indian allotments in the late 1800

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#Water is Life #4 – Defending Clean Water in the Penokees (2:28) – Indian Country News – #IdleNoMore

See on Scoop.it – 500 Nations Water is Life #4 – Defending Clean Water in the Penokees (2:28) – Indian Country News Testimony, video and pictures featured statements from those opposed to the proposed 22 mile long Open Pit Mine in the Penokee Range of Northern Wisconsin upstream from the Bad River Ojibwe Reservation. See on www.indiancountrynews.com

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Water war between Klamath River farmers, tribes poised to erupt

See on Scoop.it – 500 Nations KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — For decades this rural basin has battled over the Klamath River’s most precious resource: water that sustains fish, irrigates farms and powers the hydroelectric dams that block one of the largest salmon runs on the West Coast. See on www.latimes.com

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Light-skinned-ed Girl: Mixed Experience History Month 2013: Gertrude Simmons Bonnin, Educator & Activist

See on Scoop.it – 500 Nations Gertrude Simmons Bonnin, also known as Zitkala-Sa or Red Bird, was born in 1876 to a full-blooded Sioux woman and a white man. She struggled with her mixed-race heritage as a chid on the reservation as well as off. See on lightskinnededgirl.typepad.com

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Wounded Knee Mystery Bidders Working to Secure Land for Tribe – #IdleNoMore Sovereignty Rights

See on Scoop.it – 500 Nations Wounded Knee Mystery Bidders Working to Secure Land for Tribe   On May 1 the site of the Wounded Knee massacre was put on the open market by owner James Czywczynski with a price tag of $4.9 million. He says three of the five standing offers he has could benefit the Oglala Sioux Tribe,

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Alaska Native Tourism a Priority

See on Scoop.it – 500 Nations “Alaska is making waves in the tourism industry, especially Alaska Native tourism,” said American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association (AIANTA) Executive Director Camille Ferguson during her recent keynote presentation at the Chickaloon Native Village Traditional Cultural Tourism Summit. See on indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com

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