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Seeking a solution: LaRose says federal bill's compensation is unfair to band

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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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Steve Wagner
Grand Forks Herald Editor Steve Wagner can be reached at 701.780.1104 and Prior to joining the Herald, Wagner worked at the Bemidji (Minn.) Pioneer and The Forum of Fargo-Moorhead. He also previously worked at newspapers in the Twin Cities and Iowa.
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