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‘Little Eagles’ Great Start for 4 year-olds

‘Little Eagles’ Great Start for 4 year-olds

  Keweenaw Bay Ojibwa Community College began offering a new program for four year-olds on Nov. 1, 2015. Nine students are currently enrolled. The program is income-based for at risk children. It is funded by the Michigan Department… Read more »

Pre-1500 feast celebrates native roots

Pre-1500 feast celebrates native roots

by Nancy Besonen The Keweenaw Bay Indian Community and company enjoyed a taste of the distant past last Thursday at a feast held at Zeba Hall in L’Anse. The meal consisted of foods available to the… Read more »

Large crowd enjoys successful pow wow

Large crowd enjoys successful pow wow

  by Chris Ford An estimated 1,000 visitors joined approximately 650 dancers for the July 24-26, 2015, 37th annual Keweenaw Bay Indian Community’s (KBIC) Maawanji’iding Pow Wow at the community’s Ojibwa Campground north of Baraga. The event actually began earlier… Read more »

Edy the police dog reports for duty

Edy the police dog reports for duty

    There’s a new officer in town whose bark is not worse than his bite. Meet Edy, the Keweenaw Bay Tribal Police Department’s newest recruit. At 17 months old and 72 pounds, the German shepherd/Belgian Malinois… Read more »

Eight students earn KBOCC degrees

Eight students earn KBOCC degrees

  Eight individuals received associate degrees Saturday, May 2, 2015 as the Keweenaw Bay Ojibwa Community College (KBOCC) held its honors and commencement ceremony at the Niiwin Akeaa Center in… Read more »

Spring Fling draws families

Spring Fling draws families

Things just keep getting better for the annual Baraga County Spring Fling, according to Baraga Great Explor- ation Site Coordinator Heather Jahfetson. This year’s marked the third and was held… Read more »

KBIC hosts round dance

KBIC hosts round dance

The Keweenaw Bay Indian Community (KBIC)’s Pow Wow Committee hosted a round dance at the Nii’winAkeaa Community Center in Baraga on Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015. Unlike the traditional pow wow… Read more »

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