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
Helen Condo. Host: Elaine Fleming

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  • Added: Jul 01, 2014
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Caption: Elaine Fleming
Elaine talks about the federal government and their treatment of their Indian problem.

  • Added: Jun 28, 2015
  • Length: 11:43

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  • Length: 11:16
Caption: Sheila Northbird
Part 1 of 4. Sheila Northbird's family during the IRA and Self-Determination Era.

  • Added: Jun 28, 2015
  • Length: 11:13
Caption: Sheila Northbird
Sheila and her grandparents.

  • Added: Jun 28, 2015
  • Length: 12:27
Caption: Sheila Northbird
Sheila Northbird and her grandma and grandpa's Blueberry and Jack Pine story.

  • Added: Jun 28, 2015
  • Length: 12:05

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  • Length: 11:23
Caption: Bert Gale, Sr., Bert Gale, Jr., Lillian Gale
Part 1 of 5. In 1890, according to the census, there were only 4 white people on the Leech Lake Reservation.

  • Added: Jun 28, 2015
  • Length: 12:02
Caption: Lavina's father Bert Gale, Sr. & mother Lillian Gale Ricing
Part 2 of 5. Bert Gale was born in 1893 during the Assimilation Era.

  • Added: Jun 28, 2015
  • Length: 10:17

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Caption: Lavina's family house
Part 4 of 5. Long ago we lived in tar paper shacks.

  • Added: Jun 28, 2015
  • Length: 10:45
Caption: Frank, Michelle and Lavina Marion
Part 5 of 5. Lavina graduated in 1961 from Boy River School. It was a class of 10, 2 of them Ojibwe.

  • Added: Jun 28, 2015
  • Length: 09:18
Caption: Waboose Bay Cemetery
Memorial Day is always the last day in May.

  • Added: Jun 28, 2015
  • Length: 11:39

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  • Length: 11:07
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Caption: Michelle Marion and Waseya
Part 2 of 4. The Assimilation Era, 1871-1928, caused great poverty and social problems for the Pima-Maricopa.

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  • Added: Jun 28, 2015
  • Length: 09:39
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Caption: Michelle Marion
Part 3 of 4. Michelle was adopted when she was 6 months old.

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  • Added: Jun 28, 2015
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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
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: 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 looking out on Leech Lake.
Part 3 of 4. Elaine continues to tell us about Ruth White.

  • Added: Jul 13, 2015
  • Length: 09:25