Former Mille Lacs Band chief executive Marge Anderson dies
ONAMIA, Minn. (AP) — The woman who led the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe in its successful efforts to secure tribal hunting and fishing rights has died.
A trial government statement says former chief executive Marge Anderson died Saturday at age 81 of natural causes.
Anderson was the first woman to lead a Minnesota Indian tribe. She served from 1991 to 2000 and 2008-2012.