Community pays tribute to Fred Dakota

COMPACT SIGNING–Fred Dakota signing a compact with Governor John Engler. Photo was formerly displayed at the Ojibwa Casino Resort with pride. Photo is now with the family.

by John Raffel
Family, friends and the entire community said goodbye last weekend to Fred Dakota. But memories of the former Tribal Chairman and the extraordinary achievements he  accomplished in his lifetime are likely to be remembered for awhile. Dakota died on Sept. 13 and memorial services were conducted on Friday. To read more, subscribe to the L’Anse Sentinel online, or buy a print copy at our local retailers.