Leech Lake Band accepts clients at first homeless shelter
The Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe of Minnesota opened the doors to the first homeless shelter on the reservation.

The Leech Lake Homeless Shelter has space for 16 people. Priority is given to families in need.

“I’m very proud of this homeless shelter,” Chairman Arthur “Archie” LaRose told The Bemidji Pioneer. “It’s a start – and more positive things to come for the Leech Lake Reservation as a whole.”

Superior Homes of South Dakota donated half of the building for the shelter. The tribe used $42,000 in stimulus funds to to complete and furnish the project.

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Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe opens new homeless shelter (The Bemidji Pioneer 3/23)