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DNR putting ML walleye ‘off limits’ discriminates

By |June 24th, 2020|Categories: Updates|

Mille Lacs Lake is closed for targeting catch and release walleyes from July 1-31 PERM believes this is in violation of state and federal discrimination laws since it only applies to NON-TRIBAL members. Tribal members may continue to harvest 10 walleyes per angler per day with no size limit. That's discrimination, plain and simple! And it's totally unwarranted. As Joe [...]

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Congratulations PERM Raffle Winners!

By |June 3rd, 2020|Categories: Updates|

Here are the winners of PERM's Spring Legal Fund Raffle. June 1, 2020 I really enjoyed visiting with the winners I called about their good news. Only wish PERM could have a prize for every one of our supporters. Thank You! to everyone who entered the raffle. We are encouraged by the strong support from so many of our members. [...]

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‘Stay-at-home’ order includes exception for tribal fishing

By |May 19th, 2020|Categories: Updates|

How is this not discrimination? Why is this not surprising? OUTDOOR INSIGHTS By Rob Drieslein, Outdoor News, May 15, 2020 TRIBAL HARVEST Tribal harvest had been underway on Lake Mille Lacs in the weeks leading up to the state opener. Tom Jones, DNR state treaty coordinator, said that as of May 5, three bands had taken a combined 30,125 pounds [...]

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Tribe and State ‘Transparency’

By |March 13th, 2020|Categories: Updates|

Principles of Native American journalist Bill Lawrence are needed today Joe Fellegy in “Principles of journalist Lawrence needed today” writes about Bill Lawrence, Editor of Native American Press/Ojibwe News on the 10th anniversary of Lawrence’s death. Outdoor News March 14, 2020. (See below) He recognizes Lawrence’s leadership and courage in calling for transparency and accountability as they dealt with State [...]

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Editor flags Gov. Walz lack of due diligence

By |March 5th, 2020|Categories: Updates|

Walz evasion of County officials while bowing to tribal reservation claims is disappointing Traci LeBrun, "Walz, Ellison opinion regarding Reservation boundaries fail to meet due diligence test" Mille Lacs Messenger, February 26, 2020 reports on the Governor's obvious failure to meet with Mille Lacs County officials. Gov. Walz's disregard was heightened by his recent appearance nearby as a keynote speaker [...]

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Why wouldn’t the Governor and Attorney General consult with Mille Lacs County before backing reservation boundary claim

By |March 2nd, 2020|Categories: Updates|

T.A. LeBrun reported on a court filing that backs tribal reservation boundary claims, "Walz, Ellison deviate from long-held opinion on Reservation boundaries," Mille Lacs Messenger, Feb. 25. (See article below) LeBrun's report details how Attorney General Ellison, with Gov. Walz's support, recently filed court papers backing tribal claims that the long-disestablished 61,000 acre Mille Lacs reservation still exists. The filing [...]

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