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LEECH LAKE BAND OF OJIBWE

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Once dismissed as unscientific, there’s now increasing interest in incorporating Indigenous knowledge into the policies and practices of Minnesotans working with forestry and wildlife.
The Minnesota Chippewa Tribe is made up of six Ojibwe or Chippewa bands in northern Minnesota, the Bois Forte, Fond du Lac, Grand Portage, Leech Lake, Mille Lacs and White Earth reservations. Red Lake Nation is not part of the MCT.
The Minnesota Chippewa Tribe includes six Chippewa, or Ojibwe bands, in northern Minnesota
The assassination of Chief Hole-in-the-Day the Younger occurred on June 27, 1868, or 154 years ago to the day on Monday the 27th. Hole-in-the-Day the Younger became chief of the Mississippi band of Ojibwe after the death of his father, Bagone-giizhig the Elder.
The Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe Homeless Veteran Financial Assistance Program is receiving a $93,767 grant to provide financial assistance to at least 50 eligible participants living on the Leech Lake Tribal Reservation.
Washington is close to returning nearly 12,000 acres

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Native American women make up less than 1% of Minnesota’s overall population but are 20% of the state's female prison inmates.
After a brief introduction on his book “Everything You Wanted to Know about Indians But Were to Afraid to Ask,” Wednesday, March 9, at the Brainerd Public Library, Anton Treuer opened the presentation by introducing himself in the Ojibwe language.
Ken Litzau shared his stories of growing up with traditional Ojibwe practices in an event on Thursday hosted by the Beltrami County Historical Society.

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