Red Lake Nation News - Babaamaajimowinan (Telling of news in different places)

Chippewa protest leaders plan to test treaty rights again


The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources cited Ojibwe tribal members Friday on two northern Minnesota lakes on the second day of their efforts to challenge their land use rights under an 1855 treaty.

Members of the 1855 Treaty Authority had planned to harvest wild rice on the lake in Nisswa on Thursday without state licenses to try to assert rights they contend they hold under an 1855 treaty.


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