Seeking a solution: LaRose says federal bill's compensation is unfair to band
If Arthur "Archie" LaRose, chairman of the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe, has his way, a proposed bill to make amends for taking timber and land away from Minnesota tribal members will be put on hold.
For LaRose, a delay to a 1999 settlement with the federal government is worth the wait to get the legislation right for the approximately 9,500 Leech Lake band members.
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