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Dakota Indians net fish in Minneapolis lake

There were no citations or arrests as a group of Dakota Indians netted fish out of season in Cedar Lake in Minneapolis to assert what they say are rights guaranteed by an 1805 treaty.

Ojibwe demand fishing rights, cite 1885 treaty

Ojibwe band members went fishing before last year's opener to force a treaty dispute into court, but the state still hasn't brought charges, and the issue is ongoing as the 2011 opener approaches.