Monday Jun 17
Cook County Watch and Win Contest
Win a trip for two to Cook County, MN, home of Minnesota's tallest waterfall, highest mountains, vastest wilderness and greatest lake.
Lawsuits challenge EPA over Mesabi Nugget plant
The lawsuits were filed late last week by the environmental group WaterLegacy and by the Fond du Lac and Grand Portage bands of the Minnesota Chippewa Tribe.
U.S. Dept. of Interior to spend $1.9 billion on fractionated lands
Their promo says 'Resistant Culture is. . .tribal music that has weaved the indigenous flute, rattle, tribal drum and chant into an organic and flowing tapestry with extreme contemporary punk and metal.' Read more Based in Minnesota, Stainbrook works on tribal land issues across the nation.
Hazel Belvo and the "Spirit Tree" at Bockley Gallery
For the last 50 years, 87-year-old visual artist Hazel Belvo has been painting the Spirit Tree, known by the Anishinaabe people as Manidoo-giizhikens, or "Little Cedar Spirit Tree." The tree, which has stretched out toward Lake Superior on the Grand Portage Indian Reservation for the past 400 years, has spiritual significance for the Anishinaabe ... (more)
Community Calendar April 2013
April thru June SMSC Mobile Unit Spring Schedule The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community helps local organizations and Minnesota tribal communities through its mobile medical clinic, the SMSC Mobile Unit which provides health screenings, mammograms, vision and dental services, and other prevention and education services.