Important news and information for the Leech Lake area in Minnesota

Bug O Nay Ge Shig Students and Other Area Schools Take Part in Super Bowl Festivities

Pictured in the front is Ben Meat. In the second row from left to right are A.J. King, Elijah Slack, Anthony GrayHawk, Alaina GrayHawk, Anango Desjarlait, Kimmela GrayHawk, Rayden Hunt and advisor Julitta GrayHawk. In the back row from left to right are instructor Bruce White, David Northbird, Jr., Elyssa White, Rozzalina Hunt, Derek Hunt, Courtney Brunette, Giniw Buckanaga and Tashina White, transportation.
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At the invitation of MN Supreme Court Justice Anne McKeig, the Bug O Nay Ge Shig  Drum and Dance Troupe will perform at the events leading up to the Super Bowl.  They will perform on January 31st on Nicollet Mall in Minneapolis. Judge McKeig grew up in Federal Dam just a few miles from the school’s current location.

The performances are part of a 10 day festival taking place on Nicollet Mall leading up to the Super Bowl on February 4th. Each night the event will start with a performance from a Native American dance troupe as a way to “drum down the sun”.

Other drum and dance groups from the area will perform at 5:00pm on each night, these include:

  • Northland Community School Drums & Dance
    Performance Date: January 26
  • Cass Lake School Drums
    Performance Date: January 27
  • Little Bear Drum Group- Red Lake
    Performance Date: January 28
  • Noisy Bear Singers & Dancers
    Performance Date: January 29
  • Noisy Bear Singers & Dancers
    Performance Date: January 30
  • Bug O Nay Ge Shig School
    Performance Date: January 31
  • Deer River Drum Group
    Performance Date: February 1
  • Red Lake Elementary School
    Performance Date: February 2
  • Red Lake Elementary School
    Performance Date: February 3
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