DHS recognizes Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe for nutrition program

The Department of Human Services recently recognized the Leech Lake Band Of Ojibwe’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Education program in its Circle of Excellence Awards.

According to a release, the program provides nutrition education for low-income families on or near the Leech Lake reservation.

The curriculum also incorporates traditional foods and language and involves tribal youth in growing, harvesting and preparing the food.

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