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Dominique DeLeon, right, gives advice Wednesday morning to Alfred Seaboy, the male lead actor in DeLeon's film, "REZ." The film is being shot in the Cass Lake area telling the story of character Daniel Nightbird's life on the reservation. Pioneer Photo/Monte Draper

Life on the 'REZ': Film to honor Leech Lake friend

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While attending Harvard University, Dominique DeLeon became close friends with his roommate Clarence D. "Duane" Meat.

Meat grew up on the Leech Lake Reservation and began his tenure at Harvard in 2005, with the intentions of gaining a major in economics.


While attending the university, Meat was deeply involved with the American Indian community, playing drums for the Intertribal Indian Dance Troupe and serving a term as president of Native American Students at Harvard.

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