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Mille Lacs Treaties Explained

The US Supreme Court did not order the State of MN, or the MN DNR, to discriminate in the Mille Lacs Treaty Case! The 1837 Treaty did not promote discrimination; it did exactly the opposite. The treaties were promoting equal rights. Currently, the so-called "co-management" of Mille Lacs Lake discriminates--different rules for tribal vs. non-tribal anglers [...]

By |2020-01-16T20:31:26-06:00January 16th, 2020|Categories: Updates|Comments Off on Mille Lacs Treaties Explained

Court rules in favor of state in 1855 Treaty netting case

Lawsuit part of campaign to expand "harvest rights" across entire 1855 ceded territory Take a look at the Brainerd Dispatch article below by Jennifer Kraus. It's the latest development in a case over illegal gill netting of walleye on Gull Lake. We need to watch this case over an attempt to establish "treaty harvest rights" that [...]

By |2020-01-13T17:15:26-06:00December 23rd, 2019|Categories: Updates|Comments Off on Court rules in favor of state in 1855 Treaty netting case

What is Really Happening at Mille Lacs?

By Clare Fitz -- CERA Report Member Update -- December 2019 The economy of and surrounding Mille Lacs Lake, located 100 miles north of Minneapolis-St Paul, whose economy for many many years has been based on Walleye fishing and the tourism built around it, once known as the Walleye Capitol of the World, is being destroyed. [...]

By |2020-01-13T17:15:27-06:00December 18th, 2019|Categories: Updates|Comments Off on What is Really Happening at Mille Lacs?

WINNERS! PERM Fall Raffle

The Results of PERM’s Legal Fund (Fall) Raffle was held Monday, December 9, at 8 pm. Winners are listed below. We very much appreciate your continued support. Follow the efforts you are supporting by returning to this website, perm.org. Also, follow us on Facebook (facebook.com/perm.org) Please “Like” and “Share” when you visit to really help us [...]

By |2020-01-13T17:15:27-06:00December 10th, 2019|Categories: Updates|Comments Off on WINNERS! PERM Fall Raffle

Questions behind Mille Lacs co-management standoff

Joe Fellegy highlights obvious questions in his latest article, Mille Lacs news cycle breaks records, raises questions, Outdoor News, November 15, 2019. Many of these are questions that get buried in the well-organized agendas at MLFAC meetings that are forever wrestling with the “co-management” of the Mille Lacs fishery. These are the same questions I’ve heard [...]

By |2020-01-13T17:15:27-06:00November 18th, 2019|Categories: Updates|Comments Off on Questions behind Mille Lacs co-management standoff

Small role frustrates ML Fishery Advisory Committee

Why is there no real transparency when the decisions made behind closed doors? The co-management decisions effect all residents of MN, not just the local stakeholders. If in fact Mille Lacs is being managed biologically, than net locations should be changed to reflect the changes in the lake. Politics must be taken out of these decisions! [...]

By |2020-01-13T17:15:27-06:00November 1st, 2019|Categories: Updates|Comments Off on Small role frustrates ML Fishery Advisory Committee

Mille Lacs ‘Co-management’ Walleye Quota: Dead-End for Anglers

Steve Johnson,  writing in Mille Lacs Messenger, weighs in on the DNR's co-management of Mille Lacs walleye. It’s come to this ... By Steve Johnson Mille Lacs Messenger Oct 25, 2019 I’m convinced the Minnesota DNR can no longer guarantee that the anglers of Minnesota can fish for walleye on Mille Lacs Lake for a full [...]

By |2020-01-13T17:15:27-06:00October 28th, 2019|Categories: Updates|Comments Off on Mille Lacs ‘Co-management’ Walleye Quota: Dead-End for Anglers

Mille Lacs County faces complex defense over claimed reservation

Randy Thompson is an attorney for Mille Lacs County in a dispute over claims that old reservation still exists. Thompson reviews complexities in unraveling these claims despite more than 95 percent of the original 61,000-acre reservation having already passed out of Indian ownership. Mille Lacs Band vs County lawsuit: A Legal Context  By Randy Thompson   Mille [...]

By |2020-01-13T17:15:27-06:00October 24th, 2019|Categories: Updates|Comments Off on Mille Lacs County faces complex defense over claimed reservation

Mille Lacs Fisheries Advisory Committee Meets Monday, Oct. 14 AND Thursday, Nov. 7

The Mille Lacs Fisheries Advisory Committee (MLFAC) will meet from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.: *** Monday, Oct. 14, at Appeldoorn’s Sunset Bay Resort, 45401 Mille Lacs Parkway, Isle *** Thursday, Nov. 7, at Izatys Resort, 40005 85th Ave., Onamia The October agenda will focus on DNR’s in-progress lake management planning process. The November agenda will [...]

By |2020-01-13T17:15:27-06:00October 10th, 2019|Categories: Updates|Comments Off on Mille Lacs Fisheries Advisory Committee Meets Monday, Oct. 14 AND Thursday, Nov. 7

Walleye regulations take another hit on Mille Lacs economy, Part I and Part II

Mille Lacs Messenger Updates Recently, The Mille Lacs Messenger has published a two-part series on "co-management" walleye regulations' impact on the Mille Lacs economy. They show how this "wonderful" thing called co-management has cost so many people so much. In a recent "State of the Tribe" report, it was noted casino profits were down. Duh. Fewer [...]

By |2020-01-13T17:15:27-06:00September 13th, 2019|Categories: Updates|Comments Off on Walleye regulations take another hit on Mille Lacs economy, Part I and Part II

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