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History Mystery


January 1, 2021

Leroy DeFoe of Cloquet died Dec. 20 at age 72. He played a vital role in preserving the legacy of the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa by being a keeper of its history. Here, we are printing DeFoe's own words, from the FDL website, on the creation of the tribal logo in 1981. We will profile DeFoe in a story next week. If you have something to share about him, contact Mike Creger at [email protected] or call 218-216-6292.

It's been many years since I drew the Fond du Lac Reservation logo. I remember very well all the thought and meaning that I tried to place inside that circl...

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