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Bois Forte Ogema Series 2017

Series produced by Bois Forte Tribal Community Radio

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Bois Forte Ogema Anishinabeg. This project will explore Leaders, within the Tribal Government, both past and present as well as the spiritual leaders.

Exploring Bois Forte Tribal leaders back to it's recorded past of chiefs that resided on the Bois Forte reservation. Research will be partnered with the Bois Forte
Heritage Center.


13 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First

  • Added: Jun 22, 2017
  • Length: 05:22

  • Added: Jun 05, 2017
  • Length: 04:55

  • Added: Jun 05, 2017
  • Length: 04:45
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Gene Goodsky, grew up in Sugarbush, Minnesota, the family's ancestral home. Gene felt that his elders were always the ones to look up to. He used...

  • Added: May 01, 2017
  • Length: 07:41
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Travis shares why he decided to serve on the Council. There were people who wanted another choice than the usual people who ran. Travis is wanting...

  • Added: May 01, 2017
  • Length: 06:18
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Raymond Villebrun Sr, served on the Tribal Council for 12 years. Raymond also served as the Director for the Department of Natural Resources. Ray...

  • Added: May 01, 2017
  • Length: 08:22
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Phylis Boshey is a former Council member of the Bois Forte Band. Phylis shares some memories about her efforts to help the Vermilion portion of th...

  • Added: May 01, 2017
  • Length: 11:23
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Michelle Fisher grew up in Nett Lake and felt it was a lot different, so there was a lot of playing outside back then. Michelle is a Veteran of the...

  • Added: May 01, 2017
  • Length: 04:59
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Kevin and his family moved to Vermilion back in 1973. Kevin joined the U.S Navy See Bee's and stayed in the service for 5 years. Kevin joined the...

  • Added: May 01, 2017
  • Length: 09:05
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Kevin was born in Minneapolis and later in life, moved to Lake Vermilion. Kevin as Tribal Chairman, felt that infrastructure is an important part ...

  • Added: May 01, 2017
  • Length: 07:46
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Karlene begins with her introduction in the language of the Anishinabe. Karlene mentions that she was part of the 'Indian Re-location' program, wh...

  • Added: May 01, 2017
  • Length: 07:11
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Jacque's maiden name is King and grew up in Nett Lake, Minnesota. Jacque shares how her dad brought home a lot of ducks and how Jacque and her mot...

  • Added: May 01, 2017
  • Length: 05:45
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Bev Miller works at the Bois Forte Heritage Center as the Executive Director. Bev shares information about the Tribe's past Chiefs of the Band tha...

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  • Added: May 01, 2017
  • Length: 03:36
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