Historic Justice: Minnesota Historical Society to Return Mankato Hanging Rope to Dakota Tribe

Hanging Rope Returning

MANKATO, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – The Minnesota Historical Society has announced its decision to return a historic artifact, the Mankato hanging rope, to the Prairie Island Indian Community. This rope was reportedly used during the mass hanging of 38 Native Americans after the U.S.-Dakota War of 1862. The Historical Society will file a notice of intent… Continue reading Historic Justice: Minnesota Historical Society to Return Mankato Hanging Rope to Dakota Tribe

Potentially Armed Man Turns Himself In, Spirit Lake Tribe Addresses Community Concerns

Kolby McKay

FORT TOTTEN, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – In a surprising turn of events, Kolby McKay, the man previously sought by law enforcement for potentially being armed and dangerous, voluntarily surrendered himself into police custody, according to an official statement released Monday morning, April 8, by the Spirit Lake Tribe. Here’s a breakdown of the latest developments: Search… Continue reading Potentially Armed Man Turns Himself In, Spirit Lake Tribe Addresses Community Concerns

Legislation Returning White Earth State Forest to Tribe Fails to Move Forward

ST. PAUL, MN (trfnews.i234.me) A Minnesota Senate committee has tabled legislation that proposed giving the White Earth State Forest back to the tribe. breaking news out of St Paul on this Thursday evening a bill that proposed giving the nearly 160,000 Acres white Earth State Forest back to the white Earth tribe is dead in… Continue reading Legislation Returning White Earth State Forest to Tribe Fails to Move Forward

Concerns Among Lake Property Owners Over Proposal to Give 160,000 Acre White Earth State Forest to Tribe

WHITE EARTH STATE FOREST, MN (trfnews.i234.me) A bill in the Minnesota Legislature would give the state owned, 160,000 acre White Earth State Forest to the White Earth Band of Minnesota Chippewa Tribe. It raises concerns among lake property owners in the area about what would happen with fire protection, road upkeep and other matters now… Continue reading Concerns Among Lake Property Owners Over Proposal to Give 160,000 Acre White Earth State Forest to Tribe