UNPFII Discussion: Doctrine of Discovery

 United Nations Permanent Forum 11th Session New York, 1-18 May 2012 Item 3 Discussion on the special theme for the year: “The Doctrine of Discovery: its enduring impact on indigenous peoples and the right to redress for past conquests (articles 28 md...

Judge upholds Minnesota’s wild rice protection

 by Stephanie Hemphill, Minnesota Public Radio May 11, 2012 DULUTH, Minn. — A Ramsey Court judge has upheld the state’s standard for sulfate in waters that produce wild rice. The Minnesota Chamber of Commerce challenged the rule, saying it was vague and...

Mining Minigrant Receipent – WaterLegacy

 Dear Aimee and Simone, We’ve had a very exciting week with our district court victory upholding the wild rice standard! We appreciate the WMAN-IEN support, which helped make our work on this issue possible, and we’d like to give you an update. You...