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September 14, 2017
t9.14.17  Bob King -- A water protestor is taken away in handcuffs after he was freed from being chained to his car outside the entrance of Michel's, a contractor for Enbridge, in Superior Thursday morning. Canemilk locked himself to the bumper of his car; Douglas County Sheriff's workers took about two hours to cut through his locks and free him. Bob King /
Enbridge pipeline protesters lock down site in Wisconsin
September 14, 2017 - 4:33pm
July 25, 2017
Always teaching, always giving: Longtime Ojibwe spiritual leader Anna Gibbs dies at age 72
July 25, 2017 - 4:30pm
November 15, 2016
Rachelle Houle and Michael Meuers, volunteers with the Ojibwe Language Project, are shown outside The Cabin Coffee House and Cafe in Bemidji. (Pioneer File Photo)
Bemidji's Ojibwe Language Project receives recognition
November 15, 2016 - 5:00pm
August 2, 2016
Jim Northrup a well-known writer and Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa elder smiles while telling a story at his home in Sawyer on May 24, 2016. Northrup died of complications related to cancer on Monday. (Clint Austin | Forum News Service) play button
'A voice for the people': Renowned Ojibwe author Jim Northrup remembered
August 2, 2016 - 10:22pm
July 7, 2016
Ojibwe language, culture camp next week
July 7, 2016 - 10:52am
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
November 25, 2015
BSU’s summer Ojibwe immersion camp earns national award
November 25, 2015 - 2:26pm
October 16, 2015
"Warrior Nation: A History of the Red Lake Ojibwe," a Minnesota Historical Society Press publication, was written using oral histories and archived documents.
First book on Red Lake history, 'Warrior Nation,' released
October 16, 2015 - 8:16pm
August 20, 2015
Members of the Northland Eagles Youth Hand Drum group performed for the crowd in the ballroom at Northern Lights Casino in Walker. CRYSTAL DEY | BEMIDJI PIONEER
Leech Lake State of Band connects past and future
August 20, 2015 - 8:20pm
Members of the Northland Eagles Youth Hand Drum group performed for the crowd in the ballroom at Northern Lights Casino in Walker. (Crystal Dey, Bemidji Pioneer)play button
Overhaul for White Oak and Palace Casinos announced at Leech Lake State of the Band
August 20, 2015 - 8:20pm
July 21, 2015
Anita Gibbs showed granddaughter Isabella Martin, 6, of Red Lake how to cut material to make a ceremonial tobacco pouch at Ojibwe Language and Culture Camp in Ponemah Tuesday afternoon. Angelique White, 7, of Ponemah (left) also participated in making traditional crafts.
You say Ponemah, I say Obaashiing: Elders teach youth at Ojibwe Language and Culture Camp
July 21, 2015 - 9:34pm
December 11, 2014
Local artist Michael Lyons displays his paperback book "Dog and Ma'iingan" (Dog and Wolf) in his Bemidji studio. Lyons incorporates the Ojibwe language in his children's books and has blended the physical art of pen and inks with digital programming to produce online books.
Coloring the future with the past: Artist draws inspiration from Ojibwe language
December 11, 2014 - 8:08pm
December 9, 2014
Members of the Bemidji State University Council of Indian Students hosted a Frybread Meal on Tuesday afternoon. Trying to stay ahead of the crowd shown left, Bryanne Grimes, Sierra DeGeest and Kaylynn Clermont deliver meals.
Chilly outside, chili inside: BSU warms up for spring powwow with taco fundraiser
December 9, 2014 - 11:13pm
November 20, 2014
Members of Bemidji State University Council of Indian Students hosted a dream catcher workshop on Thursday evening at the American Indian Resource Center part of honoring Native American Heritage Month. Shown above instructor Thomas Sullivan, center, helps Jake Hoen with his dream catcher, seated with them was Hope Lindahl, left. Eighteen residents created there one of a kind dream catcher. MONTE DRAPER | BEMIDJI PIONEER
Catching dreams and teaching tradition: BSU Council of Indian Students celebrates Native American Heritage month
November 20, 2014 - 8:33pm
September 19, 2014
Young men ages 10-16 gathered at BSU's American Indian Resource Center Thursday evening to play Makazinitaagewin. Pictured are: Carlito Mesarina (Niiyogaabaw), RJ Smith (Ozaaweshiinh), Yvonne Hardy (Memengwaa ikwe), Josh Korhezos, advisor Charles Grolla (Ogimaagiizhig odoodeman Adikwan), Jaquinn Henderson (Waawaate), Dario Sherman (Niizho-Bines odoodeman Makwan), Binayshee Johnson, advisor Vincent Staples-Graves (Booniiyaash odoodeman Migiziwan) and Noah Abram. CRYSTAL DEY | BEMIDJI PIONEER
Moccasin game gains new fame: Ojibwe tradition continues with young men in Bemidji
September 19, 2014 - 8:38pm