DONATE

Tribe Members Gather for Leech Lake State of the Band Address

Today band members gathered to hear Tribal Chairwoman Carri Jones deliver the 2015 State of the Band Address. Main points discussed included finances, education and drug use on the Leech Lake Reservation. Jones did say that conversations were beginning about a possible expansion...
Posted On 20 Aug 2015

Red Lake Nation Capitol Grand Opening

Monday marked the grand opening for the Red Lake Indian Nation’s new capital grounds. It includes a new tribal college building as well and a government building, and both have eagle or migizi statues on the front. These statues are the largest to be attached to a building...
Posted On 17 Aug 2015

Governor Dayton Addresses Looming Concerns for Mille Lac’s Walleye Season

Lake Mille Lacs is the walleye fishing capital of the world. Now the walleye population is at a record low. Because of that the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe Chief Executive Melanie Benjamin says they won’t net Mille Lacs for walleye next year. In a statement Benjamin says,...

Camp Teaches Kids Ojibwe History

A day camp is using crafts, natural surroundings and storytelling to help connect the younger Red Lake generation to its rich Ojibwe history. It’s a program that has now been running for four years. Learn more about the story here.

Brainerd History Week Gets Native American Lesson

Before the train depot helped settle Brainerd the Ojibwe called the area home. And before the Ojibwe it was the Dakota people that lived here. Today during a lecture at Central Lakes College during Brainerd’s History Week, audience members got a history of the Native American...

Gathering of Elders

Youth conferences are held every month all over the tribal nations, but the two-day annual Gathering of Elders event in Red Lake focused on older generations. 300 people attended the gathering, which featured 22 informational booths on tribal programs and services for elders....

Community Spotlight: World Thinking Day

For this week’s Community Spotlight, find out how Bemidji Girl Scouts​ are creating peace through partnerships in honor of World Thinking Day.

Community Spotlight: Speaker talks to BSU about Ojibwe Culture

For this week’s Community Spotlight, guest speaker Adrian Liberty discusses Ojibwe philosophy and culture at Bemidji State University.

Leech Lake Tribal College Has New Library

Leech Lake Tribal College’s new $2.7 million library is now open. The new library has 9,000 square feet of space and includes state-of-the-art technology!

Common Ground 614 – Ojibwe Lacrosse Sticks

Woodworker Maxwell Kelsey of Bemidji creates authentic, accurate replicas of Ojibwe Lacrosse sticks. Follow artist Maxwell Kelsey as he carves traditional Ojibwe lacrosse sticks. Inspired from an Italian museum photo, and driven to help revive the native game for the health of...

Select an option

Monthly Contribution

Your donation is automatically drawn from your credit card or bank account each month.

One-Time Contribution

Your one-time contribution is good for a full year of membership benefits.