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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In the 2010 Census, we find that the population of Cass Lake is 770. 67.9% of the population is Indigenous Americans. Host: Elaine Fleming

  • Added: Jul 01, 2014
  • Length: 12:17
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Cass Lake village was established in 1898. Its economic bas was logging and tourism. Host: Elaine Fleming

  • Added: Jul 01, 2014
  • Length: 10:21
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Village of Cass Lake established in 1898: The economic base of Cass Lake was logging, saw mills, rail roads and tourism. Host: Elaine Fleming

  • Added: Jul 01, 2014
  • Length: 13:23
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Village of Cass Lake established in 1898: The economic base of Cass Lake was logging, saw mills, rail roads and tourism. Host: Elaine Fleming

  • Added: Jul 01, 2014
  • Length: 13:24
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Elaine talks about memories of Cass Lake. Host: Elaine Fleming

  • Added: Jun 30, 2014
  • Length: 13:23
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Francis Sherer lived on the south side of Cass Lake, Ivie remembers her auntie talking about seasonal rounds and the importance of water. Host: Ela...

  • Added: Jun 30, 2014
  • Length: 12:31
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Ojibwe women in the past were greatly respected for their contributions to our social and economic well being. In addition the dikinaagin, the crad...

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  • Added: Jun 30, 2014
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Elaine talks about newspaper articles with emphasis on tree cutting.

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  • Added: May 14, 2014
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Elaine talks about the assimilation era.

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  • Added: May 14, 2014
  • Length: 13:33
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Elaine talks about the reservation and treaty making era.

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  • Added: May 14, 2014
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Elaine talks about women's stories,

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  • Added: May 14, 2014
  • Length: 12:27
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Elaine talks about women's stories.

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  • Added: May 14, 2014
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Elaine tells us about a newspaper article describing a boy being beaten at a boarding school.

  • Added: May 14, 2014
  • Length: 12:43
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Elaine talks about love of children Bizuswah.

  • Added: May 14, 2014
  • Length: 10:28
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Elaine tells us about how boarding schools and social services broke up our families.

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  • Added: May 14, 2014
  • Length: 10:14
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Elaine talks about healing walks and community action.

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  • Added: May 14, 2014
  • Length: 10:14
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Elaine talks about healing walks and community action.

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  • Added: May 14, 2014
  • Length: 10:26
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Elaine talks about stereotypes and images with emphasis on historical trauma and genocide.

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  • Added: May 14, 2014
  • Length: 13:00
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Elaine talks about stereotypes and images with emphasis on the Lone Ranger and Tonto, Part 2.

  • Added: May 14, 2014
  • Length: 13:01