Fish Decoy Carving Event

Sunday, January 3, 2016
10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Inger Community Center
Join us to carve a fish decoy to use when the ice finally comes! Learn about carving fish decoys and other items of your choosing as we prepare for the ice fishing season. A light meal and snacks will be prepared for participants. When the ice is fully formed and safe to fish on, go try out those decoys!

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There is Something Fishy Going On!
Ice Fishing
Saturday & Sunday, January 9 & 10, 2016
10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Onigum Community Center Fish is a major part of a healthy nutritious diet. There are many ways to catch fish and we will spend two days together learning about it. First, we will demonstrate how to set net under the ice. Then we will carve fish decoys from blocks of wood. The second day we will pull the net, clean the net, and finish our fish decoys.

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LLBO Recognized for Environmental Sustainability Efforts
Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe had the honor of being recognized as a Minnesota GreenStep participant and received Step 1 and 2 block awards at the recent League of Minnesota Cities Conference on June 26th for joining the GreenStep Cities program and advancing to Step 2 in the Minnesota GreenStep program.

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Tribal Gathering Rights
Leech Lake Division of Resource Mgmt.
Recently there have been concerns over Band member’s right to gather firewood. It is important for Band members to remember that our rights are not granted by any government. The Leech Lake Division of Resource Management has been delegated the authority to enforce tribal laws within the exterior boundaries of the Leech Lake Indian Reservations.
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Unclaimed Cobell Payments

Click the link below and you will find a list of 1471 Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe Members who have unclaimed Cobell Payment checks.

Click the link below and then in the upper-right click on Whereabouts Unknown: Help Locate Your Record. Then Click on the Minnesota (MN) image to reach Leech Lake. You can also type your name in the box.

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Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe's Right To Self-determination
The Leech Lake Environmental/Land Department is working towards strengthening the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe’s right to self-determination. There are many ways that this goal can be accomplished, none more important than the ability to govern one’s lands and environment. Recently, the Band has forged relationships with the U.S. Forest Service and Cass County;
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