Lost River 2015

Series produced by Bois Forte Tribal Community Radio

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Lost River is a radio project about the Bois Forte Band of Chippewa and their rich heritage, a production of the Nett Lake radio project and is brought to you by the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund and the citizens of Minnesota.

Lost River: A History of Nett Lake. This series attempts to revive and discuss parts of Nett Lake history that is no longer visible, might have been forgotten, or where little is known.


24 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
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Harold Goodsky shares some information about Spirit Island located on Nett Lake. Harold goes on a little more about the rivers, the rice on the la...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Nov 12, 2015
  • Length: 03:17
  • Purchases: 1
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Donald Chosa talks about netting on Lake Vermilion and how it is such an honor for him to be able to do so. Donald talks about an area that was re...

Bought by KIDE Hoopa Tribal Radio 91.3fm and KSRQ


  • Added: Nov 12, 2015
  • Length: 03:12
  • Purchases: 2
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Harvey shares a story about some kids that were walking along the lake shore and as they looked at a single cloud over Spirit Island, that cloud tu...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Nov 12, 2015
  • Length: 05:25
  • Purchases: 1
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Harvey shares another story about how the lake called Nett Lake was found. People came from an area to the southeast called Hibbing and looked dow...

  • Added: Nov 12, 2015
  • Length: 04:42
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Harvey begins with his interpretation of how the question 'why is Nett Lake, called Nett Lake', has been answered or relayed to him. Harvey shares...

  • Added: Nov 12, 2015
  • Length: 03:28
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Harold Goodsky continues with his recollections about Nett Lake. Harold refers to how there used to be 'runners' between the neighboring communiti...

  • Added: Nov 12, 2015
  • Length: 08:02
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Jane describes the house, in sugarbush, as 'one big room'. Jane recalls her grandmother had a way of making things work out, from putting up a clo...

  • Added: Nov 12, 2015
  • Length: 04:46
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Anthony Nichols interviews Jane Villebrun about the history of Nett Lake. Jane begins with her recollections of being born in the village of Nett ...

  • Added: Nov 12, 2015
  • Length: 04:43
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Leah feels that her job is that of a mediator in helping to work with tribes and returning sacred objects to those Tribes. Leah shares that some p...

  • Added: Nov 12, 2015
  • Length: 04:22
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Leah works for the Minnesota Historical Society as 'NAGPRA Coordinator'. Leah shares some history of 'The Crane Lake Cache' which is currently bei...

  • Added: Nov 12, 2015
  • Length: 04:42
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Bill Latady shares some of his historical knowledge regarding the activities of the people which lived in the northern Minnesota area until the ear...

  • Added: Nov 12, 2015
  • Length: 08:03
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Bill Latady is the curator for the Bois Forte Heritage Museum. Bill shares some of the history and the Treaty of 1854. In 1881 there was a Presid...

  • Added: Nov 12, 2015
  • Length: 03:35
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Jim gawboy shares a little about who he is and where he is from. Jim has lived in the Vermilion area for about the last 25 years. Jim shares that...

  • Added: Nov 12, 2015
  • Length: 07:12
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Billy continues with his stories about what he was told about Nett Lake. He talks about how the people used to have to be more self reliant on the...

  • Added: Nov 12, 2015
  • Length: 04:55
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Billy talks about how the Anishinabe came from the east many, many years ago. The Anishinabe were given dreams of wild rice which guided them east...

  • Added: Nov 12, 2015
  • Length: 05:08
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Harold Goodsky talks about the Chiefs and sub Chiefs that used to be the leaders of the area. Harold recalls a story about how there were about 17...

Bought by KSRQ and KPIP-LP


  • Added: Jun 30, 2015
  • Length: 03:46
  • Purchases: 2
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Harold talks about the various rivers around Nett Lake and how the people used to use the waterways more than walking because of the many swamps ar...

Bought by KSRQ and KPIP-LP


  • Added: Jun 30, 2015
  • Length: 04:11
  • Purchases: 2
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Harold Goodsky shares some information about Spirit Island located on Nett Lake. Harold goes on a little more about the rivers, the rice on the la...

Bought by KSRQ and KPIP-LP


  • Added: Jun 30, 2015
  • Length: 03:17
  • Purchases: 2
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Beverly Steel shares some memories of her youth in Nett Lake. There is a big rock down by the Tribal Government Building and the boys, if they lik...

Bought by KPIP-LP


  • Added: Jun 30, 2015
  • Length: 04:03
  • Purchases: 1
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Anthony Nichols interviews Beverly Steel about the history of Nett Lake. Beverly talks about how people would come to visit during the rice harves...

Bought by KPIP-LP


  • Added: Jun 30, 2015
  • Length: 04:09
  • Purchases: 1