Convention Delegates Address District III


Constitutional Convention delegates Birdie Roberts and Maria Costello addressed their fellow District III community members on September 18 about their participation in constitutional reform efforts.

Birdie said the delegates would continue educational efforts through the Ojibwe Inaajimowin newsletter and a new Facebook page: millelacsbanddelegates. S

She said she expects enrollment to be a major topic of discussion, with several options.

Aanjibimaadizing update

Interim Aanijbimaadizing Director Tammy Wickstrom also spoke at the meeting, informing Band members that wraparound childcare would now be available at the early education facility in Aazhoomog before and after Head Start and Early Head Start. Tammy also updated the audience about changes to the Niigaan and Wiidoo youth programs. For more on that topic, see page 3.

Officers Jason Rice and James West and Licensing Agent Vanessa Gibbs also provided updates.

Band Assembly meetings are open to the public at 10 a.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays at rotating locations throughout the districts. Band members are encouraged to attend. Dates, times, and locations are subject to change. For tentative dates and locations, see page 19. Call the Legislative office at 320-532-4181 with questions.