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Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe

September 8, 2016
Christian Taylor-Johnson, a junior at BSU who recently attended the protest at the Dakota Access Pipeline site, talks on Wednesday about his experience at the American Indian Resource Center at BSU. (Jillian Gandsey | Bemidji Pioneer)
UPDATED: Standing with Standing Rock: Locals show support for pipeline protesters
September 8, 2016 - 11:34am
August 26, 2016
Sheila Northbird leads a presentation Friday about research on climate change and its effects on the native species of wild ginger at Leech Lake Tribal College in Cass Lake. (Maggi Stivers | Bemidji Pioneer)
EDUCATION: Leech Lake Tribal College students present summer research findings
August 26, 2016 - 5:13pm
August 17, 2016
Gov. Mark Dayton announces an $880,000 grant for American Indian adult development skills for careers and college on Wednesday at the Northwest Indian Community Development Center in Bemidji. (Jillian Gandsey | Bemidji Pioneer) play button
A new opportunity in education: Dayton, tribal officials announce new grant for adult learning program geared toward American Indians (W/ VIDEO)
August 17, 2016 - 5:28pm
July 24, 2016
LEECH LAKE: Vizenor finishes first week as Leech Lake College President
July 24, 2016 - 1:00am
July 8, 2016
Faron Jackson Sr. (left) is sworn in as chairman of the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe by Richard A. White in an inauguration ceremony on Friday morning at Northern Lights Casino. (Jillian Gandsey | Bemidji Pioneer)play button
A new chapter: Applause and drums sound as Leech Lake swears in new chairman
July 8, 2016 - 5:35pm
April 15, 2016
CASS LAKE: Next step for contamination cleanup in development
April 15, 2016 - 6:36pm
April 8, 2016
Leech Lake votes in new tribal chairperson, re-elects district rep
April 8, 2016 - 8:56pm
April 5, 2016
Pictured from left to right are Steve White, Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe tribal representative; Carri Jones, chairwoman of the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe, and Eugene "Ribs" Whitebird, formal  Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe  tribal representative at press conference held Tuesday at Leech Lake Tribal Offices. (Maggi Stivers | Bemidji Pioneer)
UPDATED: Bug-O-Nay-Ge-Shig High School is getting replaced
April 5, 2016 - 6:59pm
January 13, 2016
Wenona Kingbird (right) shows Roselynn Jones of Cass Lake how to gather the leather to create the shape of a baby moccasin at the Facilities Center in Cass Lake. (Crystal Dey | Bemidji Pioneer)
Baby makizin class strengthens Ojibwe traditions
January 13, 2016 - 7:39pm
January 8, 2016
Federal program aids local homeless Native American veterans: Leech Lake and White Earth Housing Authorities granted funding
January 8, 2016 - 8:23pm
November 24, 2015
Pictured are Robert Smith carrying the Red Lake Nation flag and Bernice Mitchell-Diver carrying the Leech Lake flag during the tribal flag raising ceremony Tuesday afternoon. The tribal nations flags will join the Minnesota state and United States flag in each of the courtrooms in the Beltrami County Courthouse. (Maggi Stivers | Bemidji Pioneer)
Red Lake, Leech Lake flags rise up at Beltrami County Courthouse
November 24, 2015 - 9:59pm
October 19, 2015
Leech Lake receives grants for law enforcement, domestic violence prevention
October 19, 2015 - 7:55pm
September 18, 2015
Larry P. Aitken was presented with a plaque and blanket Friday in Cass Lake during a naming ceremony for the Leech Lake Tribal College Library. Also pictured are (left to right): William Antell, retired National Indian Education Association president; Rep. John Persell, DFL-Bemidji;  Rep. LeRoy Staples-Fairbanks III, Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe Dist. 3; Amarin Chanthorn, Leech Lake Tribal College Director of Institutional Advancement and Ginny Carney, Interim LLTC president. (Crystal Dey, Bemidji Pioneer)play button
Leech Lake Tribal College founder honored with library dedication (w/video)
September 18, 2015 - 8:56pm
May 21, 2015
Leading out a group of runners, from left, Dominic Jackson, 4th grade, Alex Thompson, 1st grade, Riley Pitchford, 1st grade and Darius Reed, 1st grade are encouraged by 1st grade paraprofessional Nancy Buckentin to slow down their pace as they participate in the Leech Lake Diabetes Fitness Center's 23rd Annual Memorial Walk/Run in Cass Lake on Thursday morning. There were 589 elementary students and about 100 staff along with a host of button
Walking down Memory Lane: Leech Lake Diabetes Fitness Center Memorial 5K draws hundreds (w/video)
May 21, 2015 - 6:00pm
April 20, 2015
Groundbreaking for the new Leech Lake Tribal Justice Center was held on Monday morning in Cass Lake. From left are Steve White, District II Representative; Peter D. White, Leech Lake Executive Director; Neal Gaalswyk, Cass County Chairman; Tribal Chairwoman Carri Jones; Rocky Papasodora, Bug-O-Nay-Ge-Shig School Board; Korey Wahwassuck, Itasca County District Judge; Dick Downham, Cass County Commissioner and Ken Washington, LLBO Chief of Police. play button
Building strong in Cass Lake: Leech Lake Band breaks ground on two community facilities (VIDEO)
April 20, 2015 - 7:24pm