White Earth Chippewa Tribe of Minnesota land claims

oversight hearing before the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs, House of Representatives, Ninety-eighth Congress, first session ... hearing held in Washington, DC, November 16, 1983.
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Indians of North America -- Minnesota -- Land tenure., Ojibwa Indians -- Land tenure., Indians of North America -- Minnesota -- Claims., Ojibwa Indians -- Legal status, laws,
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The White Earth Band of Ojibwe (Ojibwe: Gaa-waabaabiganikaag Anishinaabeg, lit. 'Ojibwe from where there is an abundance of white clay') is a Native American band located in northwestern band's land base is the White Earth Indian ically, the tribe was formed from the unification of Anishinaabe bands from the northern part of the state who were displaced by.

The White Earth Nation Constitution superseded the Minnesota Chippewa Constitution. See the White Earth Chippewa Tribe of Minnesota land claims book Chippewa Constitution: At Minnesota Chippewa Tribe's website.

At NILL website. (Minnesota Chippewa Tribal Constitution) See NILL catalog record for the constitution. White Earth Chippewa Tribe of Minnesota land claims: oversight hearing before the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs, House of Representatives, Ninety-eighth Congress, first session hearing held in Washington, DC, Novem White Earth: A History Spiral-bound – January 1, by MINNESOTA CHIPPEWA TRIBE.

(Author)Author: MINNESOTA CHIPPEWA TRIBE. The Minnesota Chippewa Tribe, comprised of the Bois Forte, Fond du Lac, Grand Portage, Leech Lake, Mille Lacs, and White Earth reservations, is a federally recognized tribal government that, through unified leadership, promotes and protects the member Bands while providing quality services and technical assistance to the reservation governments.

On April 7,a treaty ceded Bois Forte Chippewa land in northern Minnesota and created a large Bois Forte (Nett Lake) Chippewa Reservation. On Maa treaty created the large White Earth Reservation. It is located in northwestern Minnesota. White Earth Reservation was really added on to Leech Lake Reservation.

By continuing to use this website, you agree that you are entirely responsible for your use of these data and that you will hold harmless the Minnesota Chippewa Tribe, its members, and its employees/agents from any and all consequences, including all damages, costs, expenses, and attorney fees, resulting from your use of the information.

Selected Files Regarding Minnesota Chippewa Agencies Photocopied records selected from files in the Bureau of Indian Affairs, gathered together by a researcher for a doctoral dissertation on White Earth Reservation (MN) Indian claims.

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The White Earth, Red Lake, and Consolidated Chippewa agency files include some information on land claims. The project will consist of a detailed feasibility study for a biogas/biomass-fired electric combined heat and power (CHP) facility to be located on tribal land adjacent to the Tribe's casino and hotel in Mahnomen, Minnesota.

Located in northwestern Minnesota, the White Earth reservation encompasses about square miles, but most of that land is no longer Indian-owned, due to allotment and tax forfeiture losses in the early 20th century. The reservation was established by a Treaty of Ma with Mississippi Band Chippewa.

(1) claims on behalf of Indian allottees or heirs and the White Earth Band involving substantial amounts of land within the White Earth Indian Reservation in Minnesota are the subject of existing and potential lawsuits involving many and diverse interests in Minnesota, and are creating great hardship and uncertainty for government,File Size: 44KB.

InWhite Earth Band of Chippewa v. Alexander reaffirmed tribal treaty rights for tribal members on the reservation to hunt, fish, and to gather wild rice free of state regulations on all land within the White Earth Reservation.

By agreement of the parties, the stipulated facts and exhibits from the Clark case are made part of the record. Minnesota, 41% of the land is Native American–owned trust land, whereas the other 59% is held privately by the state or county (16%), corporate timber companies (41%), or individuals (2%).

Tribal trust lands make up the largest category of Native American land. These lands are held communally by the tribe, which cannot sell the land without. The Ojibwe, Ojibwa, Chippewa, or Saulteaux are an Anishinaabe people of Canada and the northern Midwestern United are one of the most numerous indigenous peoples north of the Rio Canada, they are the second-largest First Nations population, surpassed only by the the United States, they have the fifth-largest population among Native American peoples, surpassed in.

The Minnesota Chippewa Tribe was established inpursuant to the Indian Reorganization Secretary approved the Tribe's constitution in Under that Constitution, the Minnesota Chippewa Tribe consists of six member bands, on six different reservations: Bois Fort, Fond du Lac, Grand Portage, Leech Lake, Mille Lacs and White Earth.

The U.S. House passed legislation Monday night, J that will release more than $28 million in federal money to the Minnesota Chippewa Tribe and. “Minnesota Chippewa Indian Blood” and “Minnesota Chippewa Tribe Indian Blood” mean blood derived from the six (6) Bands comprising the Minnesota Chippewa Tribe: Bois Forte, Fond du Lac, Grand Portage, Leech Lake, Mille Lacs, and White Earth.

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Land and timber deals with the U.S. government in the late 19th and early 20th centuries meant huge losses for the Minnesota Chippewa Tribe's six Ojibwe : Tom Robertson.

See. The Tribe shall cooperate with the United States in its program of economic and social development ofthe Tribe or in any matters tending to promote the welfare ofthe Minnesota Chippewa Tribe ofIndians.

ARTICLE n-MEMBERSHIP Section 1.

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The membership ofthe Minnesota Chippewa Tribe shall consist ofthefollowing: (a) Basic Membership Size: KB. This was a suit by the Chippewa Indians of Minnesota against the United States to recover the value ofacres of land alleged to have been ceded to the defendant under an express trust for the benefit of the plaintiffs and subsequently disposed of or appropriated by the defendant in disregard of the trust and of the rights of the plaintiffs.

The Minnesota Chippewa Tribe (MCT) is the centralized governmental authority for six Chippewa (Ojibwe or Anishinaabe) bands in the U.S. state of tribe was created on J ; the organization and its governmental powers are divided between the tribe, and the individual bands, which directly operate their bands that make up the tribe are:Administrative headquarters: Cass Lake, Minnesota.

White Oak Casino in Deer River. The casinos have made the Tribe the largest employer in Cass County. For many years, the Tribe has operated the Che-wa-ka-e-gon service station, the Che-We restau-rant, a convenience store, and a gift shop.

A nearby retail center, built by the Tribe, houses Indian. The Minnesota Chippewa Tribe Finance Corporation (MCTFC) has been administering and providing mortgage loan services to low and moderate American Indian borrowers since The MCTFC has assisted over families to improve the quality of their living environment through construction or purchase of suitable housing.

The tribe o acres and allotted land to individual members. Population: Tribal enrollment is ab Government: White Earth is governed by a five-member tribal council. Members are elected to four-year staggered terms.

White Earth is. Minnesota Chippewa Tribe Office, Minneapolis, Minnesota. likes. Public Service5/5(6). Organization Type The White Earth Band of Chippewa Indians is a federally recognized tribe. Target Population The target population is pregnant women and mothers/caregivers with children 0‐3 years of age living on the White Earth Reservation.

The clients are categorized into the following groups:File Size: KB. View listings of land for sale in White Earth, MN. Find information about ranches, lots, acreage and more at ®. Manypenny and George Fineday, Sr., were the first-named plaintiffs in two consolidated lawsuits brought by thirty-five enrolled members of the White Earth Band of Chippewa.

The theft of White Earth The White Earth Ojibwe tribe had thousdands of acres of land stolen from. Service (NRCS) recognizes the status of the White Earth Band of Minnesota Chippewa as a Sovereign Nation and a federally recognized Indian tribe with interests in lands within the State of Minnesota; and WHEREAS, the NRCS provides financial assistance to private landowners, American Indian.

And so people at White Earth were familiar with how the federal government could use identity to disenfranchise them, in that case to take land basically illegally. And so White Earth becomes part of the Minnesota Chippewa Tribe, which forms in with the IRA kind of style government and originally there isn't real firm criteria for citizenship.

Ojibway Name: The name of the allottee and/or heir in Ojibway, the native language of the White Earth Band of the White Earth Band of Chippewa Indians.

The names are shown with phonetic spellings. Claim Number: Each questionable taking or transfer has been assigned a 10, 11 or 12 Character Issue Number.The White Earth Band of Chippewa Tribal Court shall have jurisdiction over all Band members, and over all persons whose actions involve or affect the White Earth Band of Chippewa or its members, and over persons who enter into consensual relationships with the Band or its members through commercial dealings, contracts, leases, or other.—Mark Diedrich in Chief Hole-in-the-Day and the Chippewa Disturbance, Minnesota Monthly, Spring Secondly, by allotting reservation land to individual families, the U.S.

attempted in the Treaty of to replace the centuries-old spiritual connection of Ojibwe people to .