Jerald Loud: Historical assembly planned to commemorate treaty signing
The peace and friendship now existing between the United States and the Red Lake and Pembina Bands of Chippewa Indians shall be "perpetual."
These are the words in article one of the 1863 "Old Crossing Treaty" where the Red Lake and Pembina bands of Ojibwe chiefs, headmen and warriors signed a treaty under formidable conditions 150 years ago.
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