Prairie Island Indian Community Declares State of Emergency – Tribal Council takes action to close casino, protect Tribal members

PRAIRIE ISLAND, Minn. (Mar. 18, 2020)—The Tribal Council for the Prairie Island Indian Community declared a state of emergency on Tuesday, Mar. 17, 2020, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and announced a series of actions intended to protect the health and safety of Tribal members, including closing the Tribe’s casino. Treasure Island Resort &…

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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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