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Travis Zimmerman - Mille Lacs Indian Museum and Trading Post

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Special Guest: Travis Zimmerman (Grand Portage Band of Ojibwe)

Show Topic: "The Mille Lacs Indian Museum and Trading Post includes a museum dedicated to telling the story of the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe and an adjacent restored 1930s trading post where visitors can find American Indian gifts from Mille Lacs artisans."

Website www.mnhs.org/millelacs or Email www.millelacs@mnhs.org
Travis Zimmerman, is a descendant of the Grand Portage Band of Ojibwe. He is a veteran of the U.S. Army and Minnesota National Guards. Travis has a Bachelor of Arts degree in History from St. John’s University in Collegeville, MN, and is currently the Site Manager of the Mille Lacs Indian Museum and Trading Post and the Indian Affairs Liaison for the Minnesota Historical Society, where he has been employed for over seven years. Travis has been involved with American Indian nonprofits in Minnesota for the last 20 years; serving as a staff member and board member of dozens of organizations. Travis is a graduate of Native Americans in Philanthropy’s Circle of Leadership Program and in 2010, Travis completed a fellowship with the Association of Tribal Archives, Libraries and Museums. In 2011 Travis attended the Seminar for Historical Administration-Developing History Leaders program that is sponsored by the American Association for State and Local History (AASLH). Travis participated in the Blandin Foundation’s Reservation Community Leadership program in 2013 and currently is a member of the Programs Committee for the annual American Association for State and Local History Conference.

Featured Song: "Anishinaabe Wolf Song" by Red Shadow Singers

Host/Producer: Martha Fast Horse (Rosebud Lakota), Engineer/Talent: Justin Severson

Airing Sunday 3/27/14 at 5:00 a.m. CDT on Blog Talk Radio