Chippewa http://wxpr.org en Federal Judge Denies Night Hunting of Deer http://wxpr.org/post/federal-judge-denies-night-hunting-deer <p>A federal judge says Wisconsin’s Chippewa tribes cannot hunt deer at night.&nbsp; Judge Barbara Crabb issued the decision today, saying night hunting of deer is not protected by treaty rights because of a risk to public safety.&nbsp;</p><p>Chippewa tribal members have been allowed to hunt wolves at night.&nbsp; They have argued that members should also be allowed to hunt white-tailed deer after dark.&nbsp;</p><p>But the DNR disagrees.&nbsp; DNR Attorney Quinn Williams says today’s decision protects public safety.&nbsp;</p> Sat, 14 Dec 2013 00:00:44 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 11957 at http://wxpr.org State-Youth Tribal Partnership Proposed http://wxpr.org/post/state-youth-tribal-partnership-proposed <P>As part of an effort to stock more walleyes into Wisconsin lakes, the state last week announced a $13 million dollar plan to boost larger walleye fingerlings.</P> <P>One part of the overall initiative was $250,000 to expand the summer Tribal Youth program, a state-tribal partnership giving high school aged tribal members the opportunity to work on natural resources related projects.</P> <P>DNR Secretary Cathy Stepp says the state has wanted to expand the program and now have the dollars to do so...</P> <BLOCKQUOTE> <P><I><U>"....opportunities for tribal and non-tribal youth to participa Sat, 25 May 2013 12:04:53 +0000 Ken Krall 2693 at http://wxpr.org