On Tuesday, tribal members of the White Earth Nation voted resoundingly to adopt their own constitution and eventually split from the 80-year-old Minnesota Chippewa Tribe constitution that dictates the laws of many Ojibwe tribes in the state.
Neighboring Ojibwe bands at Leech Lake and Red Lake may not be far behind in similar constitution reform efforts. Reformers with both bands said Wednesday they are working to gauge what the people want in their new framework...
Kayser, Zach. "Leech Lake, Red Lake Ojibwe bands moving on constitutional reform." Bemidji Pioneer. November 20, 2013. Article. (http://www.bemidjipioneer.com/content/leech-lake-red-lake-ojibwe-bands-m..., accessed November 22, 2013)