Ceremony held at future site of Chief Bemidji sculpture
Leech Lake spiritual leader Melvin Goodman, a relative to Chief Bemidji, was given the honor to bless the site Monday night where a new bronze statue of the chief overlooking Lake Bemidji will be placed. More than 25 family members and Chief Bemidji Committe members who've been working together toward a new sculpture gathered Monday evening for the event.
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