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September 6, 2018
After setting their gill net in August of 2015, Anishinaabe Todd Thompson and Jim Northrup paddle for the shore of Gull Lake  in Nisswa with the Minnesota Department of Natural resources officers in the background. Thompson and Northrup were later cited for fishing with a gill net. (Brainerd Dispatch file photo/ Steve Kohls)
Judge hears arguments in Gull Lake netting case
September 6, 2018 - 3:00am
March 10, 2017
Minnesota Department of Natural Resources officer Tim Collette issues a citation to Jim Northrup III while his boat partner Todd Thompson records the event at the Hole-in-the-Day access to Gull Lake in August 2015. The two men were cited for illegally taking fish with a gill net. Brainerd Dispatch/ Steve Kohls file photo
Jurisdiction in activist netting case remains uncertain
March 10, 2017 - 5:30am
September 2, 2016
Reader Opinion: Troubling views
September 2, 2016 - 7:13pm
January 13, 2016
Anishinaabe Todd Thompson (left) and Jim Northrup III set a gill net in Hole-in-the-Day Bay on Gull Lake Friday morning. The men asserted their purported rights on the 1855 Treaty with the federal government to fish and hunt off reservations. Thompson and Northrup were cited by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources later after the DNR lifted the net. (Brainerd Dispatch/ Steve Kohls)
1855 Treaty rights protesters charged
January 13, 2016 - 11:44pm
September 7, 2015
Anishinaabe Todd Thompson (left) and Jim Northrup III set a gill net in Hole-in-the-Day Bay on Gull Lake Friday morning. The men asserted their purported rights on the 1855 Treaty with the federal government to fish and hunt off reservations. Thompson and Northrup were cited by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources later after the DNR lifted the net. (Brainerd Dispatch/ Steve Kohls) Videoplay button
DNR cites netting, rice harvesting activists
September 7, 2015 - 11:42am
September 4, 2015
Anishinaabe ricer Michaa Aubid pushes the canoe into Hole-in-the-Day Lake  in Nisswa Friday while Veronica Skinaway begins to select rice for harvesting. (Brainerd Dispatch/ Steve Kohls)
More Indian rights protests possible, Treaty Authority says
September 4, 2015 - 9:41am
August 27, 2015
Holding up a traditional push pole used to propel canoes through wild rice beds, a member of the group assembled on the shore of Hole-in-the-Day Lake yells support to the ricers Thursday. (Brainerd Dispatch/ Steve Kohls) Video
DNR avoids court case by signing off on protest harvest
August 27, 2015 - 2:41pm
Leonard Thompson 'Little Red Bird' stands in a canoe near Hole-In-The-Day lake south of Nisswa. Steve Kohls/Brainerd Dispatch
DNR issues special permit allowing wild rice harvest today by 1855 Authority
August 27, 2015 - 10:34am
August 18, 2015
In a modern highway map provided by the tribe, the 1855 treaty the territory boundary is indicated by the pink line. The 1855 Treaty Authority sent a letter to Gov. Mark Dayton dated Aug. 7 in which it announced its intention to hold the harvest in territory ceded in the year 1855 between the Chippewa tribes and the United States. Submitted.
1855 Treaty group announces off-reservation rice harvest
August 18, 2015 - 9:23am
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