History of Leech Lake

Series produced by KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle

Caption: Elaine Fleming
Elaine Fleming 

History of Leech Lake Reservation from the peoples perspective.

The History of Leech Lake is a 10 minute program designed to educate listeners about the History of Leech Lake Reservation by covering various subjects. This program provides a historical prospective to American Indian life and how it relates today. History of Leech Lake will help listeners discover things about Leech Lake that they did not know and may discover a history not described in any textbook.


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Caption: Elaine Fleming
Slowly, trading era goods would change the way the Ojibwe looked and worked. Womens rolls changed during the trading era. Traders and Ojibwe women.

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  • Added: May 20, 2013
  • Length: 13:21
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Caption: Isabelle Taylor, great grandmother and Marie Johnson (sitting), great-great grandmother.
Ojibwe women, ikwewag, fulfulled important rolls for our people and worked in seasonal rounds. Women were respected and necessary to hold together ...

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  • Added: May 20, 2013
  • Length: 13:22
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Caption: Elaine Fleming
General history as compared to peoples history. Peoples history of Leech Lake with focus on the Sandy Lake Tragedy. These are some of our stories n...

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  • Added: May 20, 2013
  • Length: 11:34
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Caption: Ojibwe Woman, Bear Island, 1900
William W. Warren's story of how the Leech Lake Band members got the name Pillager.

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  • Added: May 20, 2013
  • Length: 12:06
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Caption: Elaine Fleming
Sandy Lake tragedy with Flatmouth speech.

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  • Added: May 20, 2013
  • Length: 09:10
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Caption: Wiindigo
The story of how disease affected our people and the story of Wiindigo.

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  • Added: May 20, 2013
  • Length: 11:35
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Caption: Small pox narrative.
The first pandemic on Turtle Island where 75% of our people died.

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  • Added: May 20, 2013
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Caption: Minnesota congressional party investigating proposed forest.
The numbers of people that originally inhabited this Turtle Island in the 1500's.

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  • Added: May 20, 2013
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An introduction to the History of Leech Lake program series.

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  • Added: Oct 15, 2013
  • Length: 10:00
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Elaine talks about Ojibwe Women and the socio-economic changes that came along with the Fur Trade.

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  • Added: Oct 15, 2013
  • Length: 13:04
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Elaine tells us about her mother, Dorothy Howard.

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Elaine tells us what she learned from her mother, Dorothy Howard, about storytelling.

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  • Added: Oct 15, 2013
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Elaine tells us about the roles of Ojibwe men with special emphasis on her uncle James Drouillard, Jr.

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  • Added: Oct 15, 2013
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Elaine talks about the 1889 Nelson act and the three council meetings that happened at the Cass Lake Reservation.

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  • Added: Oct 15, 2013
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Elaine talks about the 1889 Minnesota Chippewa Commission, loss of land base, the 1889 Nelson Act and what lead up to the loss of our land.

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  • Added: Oct 15, 2013
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Elaine continues her talk about the 1889 Nelson Act at Cass Lake Reservation and the first 3 council meetings.

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  • Added: Oct 15, 2013
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Elaine continues to talk about the 1889 Nelson Act and its primary purposes. She also talks about the August 26, 1889 Dawes Act and NW Indian Commi...

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  • Added: Oct 15, 2013
  • Length: 09:55
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Elaine tells us about the1898 Battle of Sugar Point.

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Elaine continues her lesson on the 1898 Battle of Sugar Point.

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  • Added: Oct 15, 2013
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Elaine tells us about the 1889 Nelson Act council meetings that were held at Lake Winnibigoshish.

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  • Added: Oct 15, 2013
  • Length: 11:45
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