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MLFAC ONLINE! Thursday Aug 6th Signup by NOON

Mille Lacs Fisheries Advisory Committee meeting will be online (Plenty of room, No Travel) PERM encourages everyone to sign up for the next MLFAC meeting. The virtual meeting still has an opportunity for anyone to make comments or ask questions. It is very convenient so hope you can make it. Doug, Douglas Meyenburg President, PERM Notice [...]

2020-08-04T13:49:20-05:00By |Categories: Updates|Comments Off on MLFAC ONLINE! Thursday Aug 6th Signup by NOON

Great fishing is a problem for Mille Lacs?

'Co-management' continues to throw Mille Lacs further out of balance Steve Johnson tells it like it is. In his opinion piece in the Mille Lacs Messenger, Great fishing is a problem? July 24, 2020, he explains just how co-management's arbitrary goals are doing more harm than good. Check out his common-sense recommendations, (below) which he and [...]

2020-07-28T11:36:45-05:00By |Categories: Updates|Comments Off on Great fishing is a problem for Mille Lacs?

Supreme Court McGirt v Oklahoma ruling is no setback for Minnesota

McGirt vs. Oklahoma ruling: the exception that proves the rule. The rule being, according to Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch, 'treaties matter' The Mille Lacs Messenger recently discussed implications this ruling could have on the Mille Lacs Band's lawsuit against Mille Lacs County. "Supreme Court ruling regarding Oklahoma reservation" T.A. LeBrun, Jul 17, 2020. This is [...]

2020-07-21T17:45:15-05:00By |Categories: Updates|Comments Off on Supreme Court McGirt v Oklahoma ruling is no setback for Minnesota

DNR putting ML walleye ‘off limits’ discriminates

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 [...]

2020-06-24T16:02:04-05:00By |Categories: Updates|Comments Off on DNR putting ML walleye ‘off limits’ discriminates

Congratulations PERM Raffle Winners!

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 [...]

2020-06-03T13:16:10-05:00By |Categories: Updates|Comments Off on Congratulations PERM Raffle Winners!

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

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 [...]

2020-05-19T15:52:14-05:00By |Categories: Updates|Comments Off on ‘Stay-at-home’ order includes exception for tribal fishing

Tribe and State ‘Transparency’

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 [...]

2020-03-13T16:39:06-05:00By |Categories: Updates|Comments Off on Tribe and State ‘Transparency’

Editor flags Gov. Walz lack of due diligence

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 [...]

2020-03-05T14:03:14-06:00By |Categories: Updates|Comments Off on Editor flags Gov. Walz lack of due diligence

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

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 [...]

2020-03-02T13:19:50-06:00By |Categories: Updates|Comments Off on Why wouldn’t the Governor and Attorney General consult with Mille Lacs County before backing reservation boundary claim

Public needs to know what’s happening with ‘co-management’

In the past, the public was always invited to observe MLFAC and DNR rep discussions. Plus, 15 minutes were reserved for public comments and questions. Not this time. A DNR Press Release for the January 28 MLFAC meeting never showed up. We found out about it the day before and quickly sent out an Email Alert. [...]

2020-02-11T21:57:58-06:00By |Categories: Updates|Comments Off on Public needs to know what’s happening with ‘co-management’

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