Larry Aitken, Advocate For Indian Education, Passes Away At 74
Larry Aitken, a man who dedicated his life to Indian education by helping establish the Leech Lake Tribal College, passed away Thursday at the age of 74. Aitken served as a professor of Ojibwe studies for several institutions spanning three decades.
Northern Peace Funeral Home is handling the funeral arrangements. An overnight wake will be held Sunday, October 7th, followed by a traditional service on Monday, October 8th. Services will be held at the Onigum Community Center in Walker.