Hole in the Day, or Bug o ne giizhig Famed Ojibwe chief leaves checkered legacy 150 years after assassination

Hole in the Day, or Bug o ne giizhig Famed Ojibwe chief leaves checkered legacy 150 years after assassination

Famed Ojibwe chief leaves checkered legacy 150 years after assassination

Hole in the Day was one of the negotiators of the l867 treaty which created the White Earth Reservation, and most of his descendants came to live on this reservation. He was never allowed to live out his life in peace on White Earth, but was assassinated on the Gull River, near Crow Wing, in l868.

The Last Minnesota Indian Conflict - Interesting history connected to Round Lake

The Last Minnesota Indian Conflict - Interesting history connected to Round Lake

The Last Minnesota Indian Conflict: Through the hard work of Skip-in-the-Day and other Ojibwe Leaders and warriors, a Pine Point merchant, and other honest people this fraud was revealed.  The Band received the correct payment and corrections in the dead and down pine policy were made.   This ended the conflict at Round Lake, but not the conflicts coming at the White Earth Band of Ojibwe.  For the next big manipulation came with trying to “Open up the Reservation.”