Jeanie Lemay Campbell passed into the spirit world on October 13, 2017. Rest in peace dear, sweet Jeanie. I will miss your beautiful smile at the Wacipi. But I know you will be there in spirit watching us dance, and dancing with us.
Russell F. LaClaire
LaClaire, Russell F. Age 95 of Mendota passed away November 29, 2017. WWII Veteran. Preceded in death by wife Pauline; parents Albert and Lillian; siblings Albert, Raymond and Selisha. Survived by sister Margaret; children Bruce (Carol), Curt (Sandy), Vicki (Peter) Eckman, Doug (Linda), Susan Foty, Renee Foss, Dennis (Karyn); 25 grandchildren; 47 great grandchildren. Visitation 4:00-7:00 PM on Friday, December 8 at Washburn-McReavy Northeast Chapel, 2901 Johnson St. N.E. Memorial service 11:00 AM Saturday, December 9 at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 100 Silver Lake Road N.W., New Brighton. Interment Fort Snelling National Cemetery. Washburn-McReavy.com Northeast Chapel 612-781-6828
Tribal Council Members 2017
|Sharon Lennartson Chairwoman|
|John LeClaire Vice Chairman|
|Marlene Dixon Secretary|
|Marlene Dixon Treasure|
|Perry Altendorfer Historian|
|Lon Navarre Member at Large|
|Chris Antiel Member at Large|
Voting membership meeting Thursday May 25, results of the elections and celebration Mendota will have cake and coffee. 7 – 9:00pm.
Wednesday, May 3 (presentation) 7-9 pm. DONE
Wednesday, May 10 (language class) 6-8 pm TOMORROW NIGHT. DONE
Monday, May 15 (meeting) 6-8 Pm FIRST POW WOW MEETING, COMMITTEE IS FULL. CANCELLED
Wednesday, May 17 (presentation) 7-9 pm JOESPH BESTER. DONE
Wednesday, May 24 (language class) 6-8 pm CANCELLED UNTIL AFTER THE HOLIDAYS.
The Mendota Tribal Council
The Inipi needs to be rebuilt on Saturday April 22, be at the Inipi at the DuPuis House at 7:30am to help get willows. Down at Fort Snelling Park you can get in free just tell them you are with the people to get willows tell them Kelly approved us to get the willows. Then back to the DuPuis House to start building the Inipi. We need trucks to help get willows. If you can’t help with willows then be at the DuPuis House by 10:30am. Please bring something to share for our lunch. Lunch will be around 11:30 to 12:00 depends when everyone gets there. For the woman helping can you email me if you can help build the Inipi. Dakota woman build the Inipis. Just want to know how many woman will be there to help?
On April 23 be at the DuPuis House by 10:30am. Inipi around 2:30 feast after the Inipi. Please bring a dish to share. We can use the DuPuis House on Sunday. Call Joseph Bester if you have any questions 651-302-1327, or Lawrence 612-419-3732
Mendota Tribal Council