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Reflections from the Ah­nish­i­nah­bæójib­way
(We, The People) - 1996


January 28,1996: There has been a great amount of discussion and debate about “family values” and “community” in the political arena, with each political party claiming that they know more about how to create a viable society than the other party  .....

February 6,1996: Big Tree Hunt.  “In 1962, the Department of Natural Resources launched a Big Tree Hunt to locate and identify the state’s largest native trees  ..... [Download PDF file]

February 11,1996: The foundation of Ah­nish­i­nah­bæót­jib­way society is the   .....

February 16, 1996: Greetings, pilgrims and immigrants.   Just about everybody survived the big cold spell during the first week of February  .....

February 16, 1996: To the Minneapolis Star Tribune commentary page — In the Metro Section of the Thursday, February 15 Star Tribune, there was an article headlined “Heritage of Indian firefighters questioned”  .....

February 21, 1996: Governor Arne Carlson is “firmly opposed to any increase” in Minnesota’s poverty-level minimum wage, according to the Tuesday, February 20 Minneapolis Star Tribune  .....

February 23, 1996: Maple sugaring time is almost here—it’s time to start checking your taps, cleaning your kettles, and getting your wood supply ready to make a good healthy food  .....

March 3, 1996: Spring — the Season of Sugar.  By the time you read this, we will be in our sugarbush: cutting firewood, washing kettles and pails  ..... recipes

March 15, 1996: On February 16, 1996, Skip Finn appeared in court with a “Notice of Motion and Motion to Quash” all fishing expeditions by the U.S. Government on the Leech Lake Indian Reservation  .....

August 9, 1996: In the June elections at White Earth, held when Wadena’s four-year term was already out, Bugger McArthur won the contest for I.R.A. tribal chairman  .....

September 20, 1996: A Memorial to the Aboriginal Indigenous People of this Continent.  We of the Bear Dodem of the Ah­nish­i­nah­bæót­jib­way intend to establish a radio station on our Aboriginal land at Red Lake as a memorial to the Aboriginal people who have lived here since time immemorial  .....


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