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Mining proponents boycott Bois Forte Band resort, golf course over Band's support of mining ban

 

Glen Stubbe – Star Tribune

A customer played a slot machine at Fortune Bay Resort Casino in Tower, owned by the Bois Forte Band of Chippewa. A local chapter of the Minnesota Deer Hunters Association is the latest group to cancel an event at the band's properties, as tensions over copper-mining simmer in northeast Minnesota.

A local chapter of the Minnesota Deer Hunters Association is the latest group to cancel an event at Fortune Bay Casino & Resort and the Wilderness Golf Course, as tensions over copper mining simmer in northeast Minnesota.

The Iron Range businesses are owned by the Bois Forte Band of Chippewa, one of the six bands in the Minnesota Chippewa Tribe.

http://www.startribune.com/mining-proponents-boycott-bois-forte-band-resort-golf-course-over-band-s-support-of-mining-ban/568420362/


 

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