Chief Wadena’s children, Mille Lacs, Minnesota

Two children and a baby are outdoors facing the camera. Wadena, an Ojibwe leader at Mille Lacs, opposed the federal governments efforts to move the Mille Lacs Ojibwe to White Earth. This snapshot by Stella Stocker is from her photograph album. Stocker, a musician and music educator, studied American Indian music among the Ojibwe people in Minnesota.

~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections

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