Reprinted from April 18, 2004: 100 years after his death, Chief Bemidji's memory lives on
One hundred years ago this week, on April 22, 1904, Bemidji residents gathered to mourn the most respected man in the city's early history.
The man people called Chief Bemidji had died two days earlier. He had lived many winters and had experienced major changes in the North Country.
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