night hunting http://wxpr.org en Tribes Begin to React to Night Hunting Ruling http://wxpr.org/post/tribes-begin-react-night-hunting-ruling <p>One of Wisconsin’s tribal leaders is expressing disappointment at last week’s federal ruling against night hunting. &nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Six Chippewa tribes had filed suit, arguing that night hunting in ceded territory is a federally protected treaty right.&nbsp; But Judge Barbara </span>Crabb<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> ruled against the practice Friday, citing a risk to the public.</span></p><p>Lac du Flambeau Chairman Tom Maulson says it’s a traditional practice that hasn’t resulted in any incidents.</p> Mon, 16 Dec 2013 21:37:05 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 12038 at http://wxpr.org Tribes Begin to React to Night Hunting Ruling 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