Programs & Services
The Band helps provide its members of all ages with a variety of educational opportunities through Head Start/Early Head Start, academics, extracurricular
activities, scholarships, library services, and Ojibwe language and cultural programming.
Scholarships The Mille Lacs Band Higher Education Office (MLBHEO) is established to assist enrolled members of the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe and their children as they pursue their educational goals. A financial award may also be given to those members who successfully obtain their degree, diploma or certificate.
The Non-Removables Nay Ah Shing students produced a documentary in 2010 that explores the problems of violence and drug and alcohol abuse on the reservation. The video, which features interviews with both students and Elders, is a part of a project sponsored by the Bureau of Indian Education. It will be combined into one documentary with videos from 20 other Native American schools.
Minisinaakwaang Leadership Academy The Minisinaakwaang Leadership Academy is an Ojibwe charter school located in McGregor to serve District II of the reservation. The school is operated independently from the Mille Lacs Band.
Mille Lacs Tribal College The Mille Lacs Tribal College at the Galloway property near District I offers post-secondary classes in collaboration with Fond du Lac Community College, Central Lakes College, and the University of Minnesota-Duluth.