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Chief Little Shell and his Band

Published 04/03/2010, Grand Forks Herald

Government land disputes prompt tribe’s dissolution
Chief Little Shell, who traced his chieftain bloodline to the 1700s, was among Ojibwe leaders who signed the Old Crossing Treaty near Red Lake Falls, Minn., in 1863, surrendering rights to land in Minnesota and a strip of land in North Dakota along the Red River.

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