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Leech Lake Tribal College

September 2, 2014
It takes a couple days for students to figure out bus schedules and pick-up times, but it gets easier each day. On Tuesday, Middle School teachers and school district administrators were outside helping route students to the correct bus. Here sixth-grader Riley Nelson gets help finding his bus from Superintendent Jim Hess.  (Monte Draper | Bemidji Pioneer)
Back-to-School time!
September 2, 2014 - 7:19pm
May 9, 2014
Members of the Organizing Apprenticeship Project feasted on Red Lake Walleye, Leech Lake wild rice, locally harvested squash and fried bread at Leech Lake Tribal College Wednesday. The metro-based racial justice group was in Cass Lake to discuss food sovereignty. Crystal Dey | Bemidji Pioneer
Homegrown: Leech Lake woman raising food sovereignty awareness
May 9, 2014 - 8:03pm
October 16, 2013
Patti Jones, a second-year indigenous leadership student at Leech Lake Tribal College, stands in its new Wellness Center as she discusses the college’s decision to go commercial-tobacco-free beginning in fall 2014.  Monte Draper | Bemidji Pioneer
Leech Lake Tribal College Wellness Center connects with students
October 16, 2013 - 1:06am
July 31, 2013
Lucas Bratvold and his girlfriend, Veronica Kingbird, are recent graduates from the Leech Lake Tribal College in Cass Lake and will attend the University of Minnesota Duluth this fall. The couple immersed themselves in as many classes as they could, including classes like stone carving and helping to make a birch bark canoe. MONTE DRAPER | BEMIDJI PIONEER
Defending tribal colleges: Administrators, students say low graduation rate due to unique challenges
July 31, 2013 - 1:20am
July 23, 2013
MONTE DRAPER | BEMIDJI PIONEER
Jim Jones Jr., right, takes one last measurement before he and his students prepare to fold the bark around a birch bark canoe frame as (from left) Allan Smith, Terry Larson and William Jones help hold a canoe built last year by Jones.
Made by hand: Man guides community members in hand making a birch bark canoe
July 23, 2013 - 12:16am
April 20, 2013
Representatives from three area colleges met last week to finalize Red Lake and Leech Lake’s inductions into the NIAC. From left: Red Lake Nation College President Dan King, Oak Hills Christian College Athletic Director Dan Hovestol, Leech Lake Tribal College President Don Day, Leech Lake Tribal College Vice President/Athletic Director Beverly Rogers, new Leech Lake head basketball coach Brady Fairbanks and Red Lake Nation College Director of Development Eugene McArthur. Jack Hittinger | Bemidji Pioneer
COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Area tribal colleges to start hoops programs, join Oak Hills in NIAC
April 20, 2013 - 9:51pm
March 26, 2013
Larry Pogemiller, right, the director of the Minnesota Office of Higher Education, visited the Leech Lake Tribal College campus Tuesday to meet with administrators and students. Also pictured, from left, are Megan FitzGibbons, an OHE who works with the Minnesota Indian Scholarship, and Carrie Jones, chairwoman of the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe.  Bethany Wesley | Bemidji Pioneer
Pogemiller visits Leech Lake Tribal College
March 26, 2013 - 11:20pm
February 18, 2013
Free tax service sites open across north central Minnesota
February 18, 2013 - 9:52am
October 17, 2012
U.S. Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., he toured the Leech Lake Tribal College campus, where he addressed Anishinaabe 100 students Wednesday. Afterward, he visited with second-year student Tim Goodman of Cass Lake, who caught the senator’s attention as he asked how to best educate the public about American Indian history. Monte Draper | Bemidji Pioneer
Leech Lake Tribal College: Student talks to Franken about awareness for American Indian history, cultural trauma
October 17, 2012 - 11:02pm
U.S. Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., listens to his “biggest fan,” Melissa Pond, the director of library services at Leech Lake Tribal College during a stop in Cass Lake Wednesday. Pond asked Franken to sign a copy of his book, “Oh the Things I Know” and help the college find funds to replace its small library with a larger facility. Monte Draper | Bemidji Pioneer
‘Luckiest librarian’ pitches for college funding
October 17, 2012 - 10:42pm
July 19, 2012
Donald Day selected as president of Leech Lake Tribal College
July 19, 2012 - 12:17pm