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Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe

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
March 7, 2015
The new Leech Lake Tribal College library was officially opened on Saturday as supporters gathered to celebrate the milestone. Pictured are (from left) Yvonne Wilson, a member of the board of trustees; Dennis Banks, a member of the board of trustees; Arther “Archie” LaRose, secretary/treasurer with the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe; Don Day, president of the LLTC; and state Rep. Tom Saxhaug, DFL-Grand Rapids. Bethany Wesley | Bemidji Pioneer
Leech Lake Tribal College shows off new state-of-the-art library
March 7, 2015 - 11:02pm
October 3, 2014
Chairwoman Carri Jones
Appointees named on governor's child protection task force; Carri Jones one of 2014 Native American "40 under 40" on list
October 3, 2014 - 3:56pm
August 22, 2014
Carri Jones, chairwoman of the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe, delivers the State of the Band address Thursday at Northern Lights Casino Hotel in Walker, Minn. (Maggi Stivers | Bemidji Pioneer)play button
VIDEO: Track to tract: Leech Lake band’s future plans look prosperous
August 22, 2014 - 11:03pm
July 4, 2014
District representatives Steven W. White, LeRoy Staples Fairbanks III, Penny DeVault and Secretary/Treasurer Arthur "Archie" LaRose stand with Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe Chairwoman Carri Jones (center) at the 2014 Inauguration Ceremony at Northern Lights Event Center Thursday. White, DeVault and LaRose were sworn into office. SUBMITTED PHOTO
Leech Lake inauguration held in Walker
July 4, 2014 - 12:26am
June 9, 2014
Leech Lake Band 2014 elections on Tuesday
June 9, 2014 - 3:13pm
March 7, 2014
Past chairman and Leech Lake elder dies
March 7, 2014 - 5:58pm
February 22, 2014
Leech Lake, Canterbury Park sign agreement
February 22, 2014 - 1:56am