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Mar
03

Azhigwa Zhiiwaagamiziganike

Are you sugarng this year? If so, consider helping us out: 

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Feb
24

Climate Change: Science and Culture Virtual Program

In the Ojibwe world-view, natural resources ARE cultural resources. Seasonal subsistence migration and treaty harvest was and is a way to stay healthy: physically, socially, and spiritually. However, warmer winters, increasing extreme precipitation events, more occurrences of drought, and earlier ice out dates across the 1854 Ceded Territory already are affecting flora and fauna that are imperative to the culture, history, well-being, and life-ways of the Anishinaabeg. 1854 Treaty Authority Climate staff, Hilarie Sorensen and Tyler Kaspar, share some of the documented changes in weather patterns in the region. They will discuss the various monitoring projects that 1854 facilitates to watch over these changes, such as measuring ice thickness and snowpack, recording inland lake temperature and dissolved oxygen levels, and the timing of phenological events like wild rice growth, annual sugar maple sap run, and amphibian spring calling. Watch the recorded program here: https://youtu.be/GqdVL4qoMi4 

Seeking more resources about climate change or subsistence seasonal rounds? Check these out: 

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Feb
20

Vacancy: Prairie Island Indian Community

Prairie Island Indian Community has an Environmental Technician position vacancy. Applications are due March 19.

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Feb
19

BIA Announces Student Trainee (Pathways) Vacancy

Students can intern with the BIA, Tribe or a Tribal related program: Student Trainee (Pathways) GS-0399-2/3/4

To widen the pathways for careers pertaining to the Stewardship of Trust assets and tribal resources.

Open Date: 02/12/2021
Close Date: 03/05/2021
 
 
PATHWAYS PROGRAM NOTICE! Internship work assignment opportunities are based on BIA needs. Under this announcement, real estate services, land titles and records, minerals and energy, and forestry/fire management programs will be given priority consideration. However, selections may be made for other program areas, including for the following targeted positions.
  1. Environmental
  2. Archeology
  3. Natural Resources Management and Biological Sciences
  4. Cartographic
  5. Rangeland or Agriculture Management
  6. Soil Conservation
  7. Forestry
  8. Accounting
  9. Civil Engineering
  10. Petroleum Engineering
  11. Legal Instruments Examining
  12. Realty
  13. Irrigation System Operation
  14. Hydrology

Refer to the job vacancy announcement on USAJOBS for the specific education and eligibility qualification requirements.

 
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Feb
18

Moose: Science and Culture Virtual Program

Minnesota moose range lies almost entirely within the 1854 Ceded Territory. The area moose population used to be as large as 10,000 animals, however numbers have dropped dramatically within the last two decades. The harvest of one moose provides for more than just one family; a whole community can be sustained through sharing. 1854 Wildlife Biologist, Morgan Swingen, sheds some light on the current threats to moose and discusses the various monitoring programs that 1854 Treaty Authority participates in, such as annual aerial moose surveys, moose habitat restoration and browse assessments, and white tail deer parasite monitoring. Watch the recorded program here: https://youtu.be/fuWQP9Fha5s

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Feb
17

HERS Summer Internship Program

Haskell Environmental Research Studies announces (HERS) Institute’s summer internship program. The HERS program is aimed at preparing American Indian/Alaska Native/Native Hawaiian undergraduate students for graduate study by assisting them to create a research project related to climate and environmental change in Indigenous communities. Native students eligible to enroll in tribal colleges are encouraged to apply. HERS 2021 applications are now open. All application materials are due March 5, 2021. Students can learn more and apply to the HERS 2021 summer internship program here: http://hersinstitute.org/apply.html 

See the PROGRAM FLYER

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Feb
10

Announcing: Virtual Program Series

Connections to other beings, which includes landscape, is integral to Ojibwe lifeways. In a 4-part program series, the St. Louis County Historical Society and the 1854 Treaty Authority invite you to connect with science and Native heritage, virtually! We are honored to host elders and community members to share experiences and/or stories, and 1854 biologists describe what is being done to protect culturally significant species. Click on the flyer below to learn more.

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Feb
02

1854 Enforcement Vacancy

1854 Treaty Authority Enforcement Division is hiring a Conservation Officer. This position is to be stationed in the Southern areas of th 1854 Ceded Territory. Application deadline is February 19th, 2021.

Read the FULL VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT HERE. 

Find the 1854 Application for Employment HERE.

   

 

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Feb
01

Outdoor Scavenger Hunt

***ATTENTION: We have updated our Instagram username to make it easier to find us!

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1854 kicks off an Outdoor Scavenger Hunt on Instagram, today- Monday, February 1st. Join us for a chance to win a survival backpack at the end of the year!

  • Follow wazhushkoons on Instagram 
  • Starting February 1st, 2021, 1854 will post a seasonal, photo-cropped “clue”. You have one week to get outside, capture a snapshot and message us an image of the object along with the hashtag #noojitoon 
  • If you figure out the clue and message us before the week is up and the answer is revealed, you get 2 entries into the prize draw-ing. If you message us after we provide the answer, you get 1 entry into the prize drawing.
  • 1854 will post a new clue every 2 weeks. At the end of the year, we will draw a WINNER to take home a survival backpack equipped with all the goods to keep you going strong on all your outdoor adventures!
  • By submitting Instagram photos to the 1854 Outdoor Scavenger Hunt, you agree that your submission may be posted on the 1854 Treaty Authority Instagram page, newsletter and/or website, and that your submission is original content created by you that does not violate any third party rights. 
 
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Jan
26

SLRE Manoomin and Habitat Coordinator Vacancy

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Lake Superior Team is hiring a St. Louis River Wild Rice and Habitat Coordinator!
 
Applications due February 11th, 2021
 
 

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Jan
18

1854 News, Biboon 2020-2021

1854 Treaty Authority's Biboon (winter) newsletter is NOW AVAILABLE

It features updates about the office access during the COVID-19 pandemic, extension of the 1854 ID card amendment, and some feedback on the results of our 2020 Band Member Survey. Pick up some reminders before you head out to ice fish, and find out how 1854 Climate staff are tracking ice thickness and snowpack as it affects treaty harvested species. We invite you to connect with the us through teachings and experience: tune in for virtual presentations with 1854 biologists, and join in the fun of an outdoor Instagram scavenger hunt!

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Jan
08

Virtual Storytelling Event, Tuesday January 19th, 7pm

Register here: https://umn-private.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJ0ocu6qqjwoG9Do-2tKkzsZP5YanwWs4COS

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Jan
07

Online Unattended Lines Notification

Setting unattended lines while ice fishing? You must notify 1854 that you are doing so. Log in on our unattended lines notification QuickLink on the 1854 website homepage, call the office, or notify one of the CO's. Rules and regulations are spelled out in the 1854 Treaty Authority Conservation Code (page 50)

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Dec
29

Lake Sturgeon in the St. Louis River

Cultural Significance, History and Current Status 

Experience the StoryMap HERE!

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Dec
16

Virtual Storytelling Event, Thursday December 17th, 7pm

Zoom with us at:

https://umn-private.zoom.us/j/92477316894?pwd=YXNPMDNiQVhIU3dFdStrSCtvd1cvQT09

 

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Dec
15

Success in the St. Louis River

Funding through the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) has supported many projects including lake sturgeon assessments in Lake Superior and the St. Louis River estuary... (read more)

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Dec
09

U.S. Forest Service Summer Research Assistantship for Native American Undergrads

         
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Dec
08

Reminder: 1854 Conservation Code, Harvesting Conifer Boughs

Don't forget to review the 1854 Conservation Code (page 59) before heading out to harvest conifer boughs this holiday season...

 
 
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Dec
05

Intertribal Timber Council Higher Education Scholarship

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Dec
03

2020 Band Member Survey

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