Bemidji working to learn more about its namesake

What started as an effort to replace a wooden statue of Chief Bemidji has expanded into a full-blown research project. Students at Leech Lake Tribal College and staff at the Beltrami County History Center are working to answer questions including where the chief was born.
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What started as an effort to replace a wooden statue of Chief Bemidji has expanded into a full-blown research project. Students at Leech Lake Tribal College and staff at the Beltrami County History Center are working to answer questions including where the chief was born.

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