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WHITE EARTH

The program is adapted from the National Parent Leadership Institute. A Bemidji State University professor worked with tribal elders to add Indigenous language, cultural components.
Tribal officials said they felt an urgency to act because of the increase in proposed large livestock operations on and near the reservation
The Minnesota Chippewa Tribe is made up of six Ojibwe or Chippewa bands in northern Minnesota, the Bois Forte, Fond du Lac, Grand Portage, Leech Lake, Mille Lacs and White Earth reservations. Red Lake Nation is not part of the MCT.
The Minnesota Chippewa Tribe includes six Chippewa, or Ojibwe bands, in northern Minnesota

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Native American women make up less than 1% of Minnesota’s overall population but are 20% of the state's female prison inmates.
Oil has been flowing through the completed pipeline for months now, but the White Earth Band of Ojibwe — Minnesota's largest Native American tribe with about 20,000 members — continues fighting the project in court, and through extraordinary surveillance efforts.
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Kent Estey's show "Hope and Healing" runs through April 30 at the MacRostie Art Center in Grand Rapids.
Mike Swan is an elder in the village of Pine Point on the White Earth Reservation, 20 miles from Park Rapids. He grew up in the village, attending the old school. He said there weren’t many opportunities for drama at that time.
Ken Litzau shared his stories of growing up with traditional Ojibwe practices in an event on Thursday hosted by the Beltrami County Historical Society.

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Police are seeking information on the person who fled the scene.
The 2007 murder of Chad Swedberg in rural Ogema will be featured on the next episode of "Reasonable Doubt," an ID Network show that re-examines controversial murder cases, on Monday, July 19 at 9 p.m. Kenneth Andersen has been serving a life sentence without the possibility of parole after being convicted of Swedberg's murder in 2008.
Demonstrators urged President Joe Biden and Gov. Tim Walz to listen to Indigenous nations in northern Minnesota who are opposed to the pipeline, which would cross near reservation land and through waterways.

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