History of Leech Lake

Series produced by KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle

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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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Sue Marshall Anderson was born in 1918 at Bear Island. her family’s 160 acre allotment was at Marshall Point. Host: Elaine Fleming

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Sue Marshall Anderson was born in 1918 during the assimilation era. She attended school, 6-8 grade at the Turtle Lake School. Host: Elaine Fleming

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Sue Marshall Anderson born in 1918, lived through the assimilation era, Indian reorganization era, termination era, and the self determination era...

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George Thompson was born May 26, 1930, 6 years after the 1924 Indian Citizenship Act was passed. He was a historian born in Onigum at the Indian Ho...

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George Thompson, born in Onigum in 1930 tells stories about Old Agency and New Agency, which was located in Onigum; established in 1900. Host: Elai...

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Iris Lyons Fairbanks was born in Devils Lake, North Dakota. When her mother dies of tuberculosis she was sent to live with her father in Onigum. Ho...

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Jim Bedeau, who grew up in the Onigum area, talked about how families supported themselves economically and how they fed themselves. Host: Elaine F...

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Jim Bedeau was born in 1939 during the Indian Recognition Era in Onigum. Host: Elaine Fleming

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Jim Bedeau, Born in 1939. Host: Elaine Fleming

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Jim Bedeau remembers maple sugar and ricing camps. Host: Elaine Fleming

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Chippewa National Forest and Gifford Pincho. Host: Elaine Fleming

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Teddie Redwing and ICWA, Part I. Host: Elaine Fleming

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Teddie Redwing and ICWA, Part II. Host: Elaine Fleming

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Teddie Redwing was a foster child who was placed in foster care during the Termination Era. Host: Elaine Fleming

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The Chippewa National Forest occupies 75% of the Leech Lake Nation base. Host: Elaine Fleming

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A nation has 4 elements: language, government, land base and history. Host: Elaine Fleming

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The history of French and English colonization with the Leech Lake Nation began in the 1700’s. Our land bas and resources were their interests. Hos...

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Cass Lake was originally called Red Cedar Lake. The French has a post here in 1760. Host: Elaine Fleming

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Riding the Leech Lake Nation, I came to Walker. The town of Walker was established in 1896. Host: Elaine Fleming

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The 1970’s was the beginning of the Self Determination Era. It was a time of activism and protest. Host: Elaine Fleming

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