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Prairie Island Indian Community Applauds House Bill To Replace Tribal Land Damaged by Bad Federal Decisions

PRAIRIE ISLAND, Minn. (October 22, 2019)—The Prairie Island Indian Community thanks U.S. Reps. Angie Craig and Jim Hagedorn for their leadership in authoring and introducing, and Rep. Betty McCollum for co-sponsoring, bipartisan legislation finally addressing a series of federal government actions that have exposed the Tribe to nuclear hazards and flooding, imposing long-term damage to…

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Historic Legislation Signals Commitment to Improved Tribal-State Government Relations

PRAIRIE ISLAND, Minn., May 30, 2019 – Governor Tim Walz has signed historic legislation that reinforces the ability of the Prairie Island Indian Community’s Tribal Police department to enforce state criminal law while policing Tribal lands. The changed law, signed last week, goes into effect August 1, 2019. The law recognizes Prairie Island Indian Community’s sovereignty and inherent self-governance rights

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The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) Midwest Region prepared an Environment Assessment (EA) for the BIA Routes 6006 & 6007 Project

The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) Midwest Region prepared an Environment Assessment (EA) for the BIA Routes 6006 & 6007 Project

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Environmental Assessment for the Construction of BIA Routes 6006 and 6007

Environmental Assessment for the Construction of BIA Routes 6006 and 6007

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Prairie Island Indian Community Joins Minnesota Dakota Tribes in Opioid Lawsuit

PRAIRIE ISLAND, Minn., April 18, 2018 – Legislation introduced today would help the Prairie Island Indian Community become a net-zero energy community, one of the first tribes in the United States to achieve that status and one of only a handful of Minnesota communities aiming to offset all of its energy use by becoming a net zero producer of emissions from energy generation.

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Prairie Island Indian Community Aims to Become Net-Zero Energy Community

PRAIRIE ISLAND, Minn., April 18, 2018 – Legislation introduced today would help the Prairie Island Indian Community become a net-zero energy community, one of the first tribes in the United States to achieve that status and one of only a handful of Minnesota communities aiming to offset all of its energy use by becoming a net zero producer of emissions from energy generation.

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Minnesota Super Bowl Host Committee Legacy Fund Awards Prairie Island Indian Community With A Grant To Build A New Playspace In Upper Island At Dakota Circle

The Minnesota Super Bowl Host Committee (MNSBHC) Legacy Fund today awarded a $100,000 grant to the Prairie Island Indian Community (PIIC) to help create a culturally-relevant recreation space and establish one of the first community gathering areas in a neighborhood a few miles from the main reservation. The PIIC is working closely with language and…

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Prairie Island Indian Community Authorizes Regional Public Safety Grants

Prairie Island Indian Community Authorizes Regional Public Safety Grants Red Wing, Minn. (October 26, 2017) The Tribal Council of the Prairie Island Indian Community has authorized $31,000 in public safety grants to three neighboring communities. The grants focus on improving the capacity of the three agencies to more quickly and efficiently respond to events that…

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Prairie Island Indian Community Responds to Lawsuit

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Four Minnesota Dakota Tribes issue joint resolution in support of the Standing Rock Sioux Nation’s fight against the location of the Dakota Access Pipeline Missouri River crossing location

Click here to view the joint resolution Joint Resolution of the MNI Sota Dakota Nations in Support of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe

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