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: Wrinkled Meat John Smith
Part 6 of 10. Elaine tells us about Wrinkled Meat John Smith and when the stars fell from the sky.

  • Added: Jul 13, 2015
  • Length: 10:18
Caption: Wrinkled Meat John Smith in regalia.
Part 5 of 10. Elaine tells us about Wrinkled Meat John Smith and the old big animals.

  • Added: Jul 13, 2015
  • Length: 09:28
Caption: Wrinkled Meat John Smith
Part 4 of 10. Elaine tells us about Wrinkled Meat John Smith walking about.

  • Added: Jul 13, 2015
  • Length: 10:31
Caption: Wrinkled Meat John Smith in regalia.
Part 3 of 10. Elaine continues to tell us about Wrinkled Meat John Smith and James J. Hill.

  • Added: Jul 13, 2015
  • Length: 09:29
Caption: Old John Smith with top hat.
Part 2 of 10. Elaine talks about Wrinkled Meat John Smith and the railroad.

  • Added: Jul 13, 2015
  • Length: 11:30
Caption: Wrinkled Meat John Smith
Part 1 of 10. Elaine introduces us to Wrinkled Meat John Smith.

  • Added: Jul 13, 2015
  • Length: 10:27
Caption: Shaynowishkung a.k.a. Chief Bemidji
Part 4 of 4. Elaine concludes her talk about Shaynowishkung (a.k.a. Chief Bemidji).

  • Added: Jul 13, 2015
  • Length: 12:38
Caption: Shaynowishkung Staute
Part 2 of 4. Elaine tells us about Shaynowishkung and the Sandy Lake Tragedy.

  • Added: Jul 13, 2015
  • Length: 09:11
Caption: Shaynowishkung a.k.a. Chief Bemidji
Part 1 of 4. Elaine tells us about Shaynowishkung a.k.a. Chief Bemidji

  • Added: Jul 13, 2015
  • Length: 11:22
Caption: Elaine Fleming
Elaine talks about spiritual geography and history.

Bought by KPIP-LP


  • Added: Jul 13, 2015
  • Length: 13:01
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Poonty Howard
Elaine tells us about Poonty Howard.

  • Added: Jul 13, 2015
  • Length: 11:25
Caption: Elaine Fleming
Part 4 of 4. Conclusion of Federal Dam.

  • Added: Jul 13, 2015
  • Length: 10:33

  • Added: Jul 13, 2015
  • Length: 09:50
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Elaine Fleming
Part 2 of 4. Elaine tells us about the early history of Federal Dam.

Bought by Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE


  • Added: Jul 13, 2015
  • Length: 10:43
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Elaine Fleming
Part 1 of 4. Elaine tells us about Federal Dam.

Bought by Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE


  • Added: Jul 13, 2015
  • Length: 09:05
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: View of Leech Lake from Ruth White's kitchen window.
Part 4 of 4. Elaine concludes her talk about Ruth White.

  • Added: Jul 13, 2015
  • Length: 11:38
Caption: Ruth White looking out on Leech Lake.
Part 3 of 4. Elaine continues to tell us about Ruth White.

  • Added: Jul 13, 2015
  • Length: 09:25
Caption: Ruth White's back yard with maple sugar trees and wild leeks.
Part 2 of 4. Elaine continues telling us about Ruth White.

  • Added: Jul 13, 2015
  • Length: 10:43
Caption: Ruth White and one of her creations.
Part 1 of 4. Elaine introduces us to Ruth White.

  • Added: Jul 13, 2015
  • Length: 10:53
Caption: Renee Gale, Leah (Gale) Monroe, Krisa (Gale) Fairbanks, Shannon Metler, Nicole Metler & Michelle Marion on Sand Beach, Sugar Point.
Part 4 of 4. Michelle's first jingle dress was made by Leah Gale Monroe.

  • Added: Jun 28, 2015
  • Length: 13:50