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Aug
12

2016 Wild Rice Condition Updates

It's getting to be that time again...and our Resource Management crew has been out monitoring manoomin throughout the 1854 ceded territory. Stay up to date with how the wild rice beds are looking on the "Wild Rice Condition Updates" page of our website. Here's to a minominike giizis!!

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Aug
12

1854 Hosted ATV Safety Training And Certification In Nett Lake

Anyone born after July 1st, 1987 must complete an ATV safety training to operate an ATV in Minnesota. In order to keep our Band memebrs safe, 1854 hosted an ATV safety training on June 29th in Nett Lake. Congrats to the 10 participants that got certified, and great job for sticking it through the self study! Check out the photos from the field day. Happy wheelin'!

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Aug
12

Two New SNF Campgrounds Open For Band Member Use

We are happy to announce that ECHO LAKE and JEANETTE LAKE have been added to the list of Superior National Forest Campgrounds that are available for Bois Forte and Grand Portage Band member use (and their families and guests), free of charge. Take a minute to check out the complete list of campgrounds in this agreement between U.S. Forest Service and 1854, and read up on the regulations before planning your trip!

View Regulations Here

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Aug
09

Hot Off The Press!

Check out the latest 1854 Treaty Authority newsletter HERE. Our JULY 2016 edition features reminders for safe boating, the petition to list Moose as an endangered species, and how the Grand Portage National Monument is managing a culturally significant plant. Meet our newest employee, learn more about 1854's Conservation Court and get the skinny on what our Aquatic Invasive Species Technicians are up to. Enjoy!

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May
17

WIIGWAASI-MATIG

Paper birch (B. papyrifera) is an ecologically and culturally significant species to the landscape in Northeast Minnesota.  Perspectives from a professional silviculturalist and an Anishinaabe artist combine the importance of management and traditional crafting to raise our level of awareness! Join us for this FREE program, Thursday June 2nd, 6:30pm, at the 1854 Treaty Authority Duluth office. See the Program Flyer.

Space is Limited : Registration is Required : REGISTER HERE

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May
17

2016 VERMILION NETTING CLINIC

Thanks to all who participated in this year's netting clinic, held Friday May 6th. Students from four area schools got a taste of this important spring harvest; and participated in a discussion on Treaty Rights, learned some Anishinaabemowin during the blessing, reviewed watercraft safety, pulled the catch from the nets, and got a filet demonstration. Everyone got to share a taste of the day's catch during lunch!! Check out the pictures and videofrom the day.

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May
17

Now Enrolling! 1854 Hosts ATV Safety in Nett Lake

Anyone born after July 1st, 1987 must complete an ATV safety training to operate an ATV in Minnesota. Get the papers for the big job with 1854!! Join us on the evening of Wednesday June 22nd to kick-off to the self certification course (to be completed online) and Wednesday 29th for the field day. Check out the course flyerfor more information. Registration is REQUIRED for this course, meant for individuals 12 years old and up: contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to register.

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May
16

7 New Certified Snowmobile Riders In The 1854 Ceded Territory

1854 hosted Snowmobile Safety Training and Certification in Grand Portage, Saturday March 5th, 2016. Check out the pictures andvideo from the class and field day. Thanks to the participants, CO's and Grand Portage staff for making the class a success!

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