Artist-in-residence Lyz Jaakola visits area schools
BEMIDJI — Lyz Jaakola welcomed students in Ojibwe on Wednesday morning, greeting fifth-graders as they entered Debbie Miller’s classroom at Northern Elementary.
"I notice when I come to Bemidji there are lots of signs in Ojibwe and that makes me feel really good, that the language is valued here," said Jaakola, an American Indian musician and educator.
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