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White Earth Tribal Chairwoman Erma Vizenor visits with Park Rapids resident Leroy Chief after a Headwaters Center for Lifelong Learning program Tuesday. (Anna Erickson / Enterprise)

Tribal chairwoman shares vision for the future

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As she prepared for her "State of the Tribe" address Wednesday, White Earth Tribal Chairwoman Erma Vizenor spoke in Park Rapids about her struggles and triumphs over the years.


The program was offered through Headwaters Center for Lifelong Learning. Vizenor is the first woman to be elected tribal chair at White Earth. She grew up at Pine Point on the White Earth Reservation and graduated from Park Rapids High School.

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Anna Erickson
Anna Erickson is editor of the Park Rapids Enterprise.
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