Ojibwe naming ceremony re-affirms a Benson, Minn., family's roots
BENSON -- Marie Lightning Koenigs' family roots belong to the tiny Buffalo Point first nation in southeastern Manitoba, Canada, on Lake of the Woods.
It's where her mother had to make a fateful choice. Live a largely subsistence lifestyle on the Ojibwa band's land in Canada, or take up residency off the reservation in Warroad, Minn., where she had a one-room log home to shelter her family.
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