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LLBO Early Childhood holds Nanda-Gikendan Event

On a smoldering Thursday evening, the Nanda-gikendan event commenced at the Leech Lake Early Childhood facility in Cass Lake. This events purpose was to accentuate the Megwayaak Project and Farm to Early Care initiative and its…

The Ribbon Skirt: Part 1

Ribbon Skirts are not only a distinct fashion piece to the non-indigenous eye but are also a historical and traditional form of identity among native women. Skirts are worn not only in traditional ceremonies but now in political protests,…

LLBO Hosts Quarterly Meeting in Onigum

ONIGUM– The Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe held their Quarterly Meeting Friday, July 12th at the Onigum Community Center. Tribal Chairman Faron Jackson Sr. gave the opening remarks followed by a financial report from Secretary-Treasurer,…

Leech Lake Take a Kid Fishing 2019

Leech Lake- Take A Kid Fishing is opening a weekend full of new experiences for many families. The two day event hosted by the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe invites kids to different areas within reservation boundary lines for a day on the…

Leech Lake Tribal Veterans Cemetery Open House

Cass Lake- Many awaited the day the Leech Lake Veterans cemetery would become a reality. Community members, tribal, federal and state officials all gathered Thursday, June 6th to commemorate the official opening of the historic site. The…

Bug-O-Nay-Ge-Shig Highschool Graduation

Bena, MN- Education is the gateway to success, this statement was a point made during Bug-O-Nay-Ge-Shig's 2019 High School Commencement Ceremony. The community came out Thursday May 30th to celebrate eight students who took the final…