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Host: Elaine Fleming

The History of Leech Lake is a 10 minute program designed to educate listeners about the History of Leech Lake Reservation. This program provides a historical prospective to American Indian life and how it relates today. This history also gives more knowledge and awareness of the way history affects people's lives. History of Leech Lake gives insight into the culture and history of a people that is not often told. This program will help listeners discover things about Leech Lake that they did not know and may discover a history not described in any textbook.

 

Women’s Roles and the Cradle Board

Ojibwe women in the past were greatly respected for their contributions to our social and economic wellbeing. In addition the dikinaaagin, the cradle board, was of great importance.


Memories of Cass Lake with Ivie Roberts About Her Auntie Francis Sherer

Francis Sherer lived on teh south side of Cass Lake, Ivie remembers her auntie talking about seasonal rounds and the importance of water.


Memories of Cass Lake History

 


Memories of Cass Lake History and Economic Base, Part I

Village of Cass Lake established in 1898: The economic base of Cass Lake was logging, saw mills, and tourism.


Memories of Cass Lake History and Economic Base, Part II

Village of Cass Lake established in 1898: The economic base of Cass Lake was logging, saw mills, and tourism.


History of Cass Lake

Cass Lake village was established in 1898. Its economic bas was logging and tourism.


Cass Lake and Statistics

In the 2010 Census, we find that the population of Cass Lake is 770. 67.9% of the population is Indigenous Americans.


History of Federal Indian Law, Part I

Some people believe Federal Indian Law is based in racism and history,


History of Federal Indian Law, Part II: The Requirements

As European nations colonized the nations of the world, they developed international law.


Grandfather Teachings 1-4

Grandfather Teachings begin with humility, truth, courage and honesty. These values were challenged because of historical trauma.


Grandfather Teachings 5-7

Grandfather Teachings end with respect, love and wisdom. We are the shining people who live good lives through our teachings.


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Supported by funds from the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.