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

Lawmakers kill measure to support repeal of 1863 act that banished tribes to S.D. reservations


February 21, 2020

Tribal leaders left disappointed after the House State Affairs Committee defeated two measures requested by the tribes by sending both to the 41st day, effectively killing them, on Wednesday night.

In an 8-5 vote, the committee defeated House Concurrent Resolution 6002 to support the repeal of the federal Dakota Removal Act of 1863 that banished the tribes from Minnesota onto reservations in South Dakota.


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