A federal judge signaled Thursday he will not force an energy company to shut down an oil pipeline in northern Wisconsin, despite arguments from a Native American tribe that the line is at immediate risk of being exposed by erosion and rupturing on reservation land.
The $4,000 payment is part of an effort by St. Dunstan’s Episcopal Church to acknowledge its debt to Ho-Chunk who once lived there.
What do you consider the job of the future? What is your dream job? Are you satisfied with your quality of life? In a collaboration convened by Indian Country Today, Wisconsin Watch is reporting on economic issues in tribal communities, and we want to hear from you.
Gambling has provided the tribe’s roughly 7,400 members with jobs, opportunity and income. It has gone to build infrastructure, create programs, and preserve the Ho-Chunk way of life.
Photos accompanying reporter Tegan Wendland’s audio feature on the harvest camp.
Our package on Native American suicides was published across the country, thanks to the help of Native media organizations.
Fifteen years after Schuyler Webster took his own life at age 14, his mother still sees him everywhere.