Oliver J. Semans

After spending the eight years in meetings—with state and national legislators, state secretaries of state, and county commissioners and election officials—and helping organize two major federal voting-rights lawsuits, I’m starting to see some light at the end of the equal-rights tunnel....

8/25/14
Stephanie Woodard
8/6/14
Four additional Minnesota counties have agreed to provide satellite election offices on Indian reservations in the state, according to Bret Healy, consultant with Four Directions v...
ICTMN Staff
9/10/13
The White Earth Nation is constructing a water and sanitary sewer system to serve a new workforce center and the adjacent Giwanikimin Supportive Housing Project in Naytahwaush, Min...

When I was a kid we described plants like burdock with its tenacious burrs and stinging nettles with its distinctive

ICTMN Staff
4/13/13
By a unanimous 129-0 vote in the Minnesota State House of Representatives on April 11, HF143 was passed. On April 18, the state Senate voted 64-0 in favor of the bill...
ICTMN Staff
9/9/12
Two tribes, from different sides of the 49th Parallel, are reuniting Turtle Island with a business deal...
Hon. Floyd Jourdain & Hon. Erma Vizenor

As leaders of the Red Lake and White Earth Nations in Minnesota, we are alarmed that Congress is giving serious consideration to a plan that would take away tens of millions of dollars from some Indian tribes and give it to other Indian tribes....

5/23/12
ICTMN Staff
5/14/12
Erma J. Vizenor has served as chairwoman of the White Earth Reservation since 2004...
ICTMN Staff
5/11/12
The Minnesota Senate approved the final version of a bill for a new Vikings Stadium on May 9, likely knocking the White Earth Nation's MinnesotaWins proposal out of the running...
ICTMN Staff
2/18/12
MinnesotaWins lacked policymaker support on Thursday On February 16, the White Earth Nation pitched developing a Twin Cities metro-area casino that it would operate in partnership ...