White Earth Nation Descendant Appointed to Minnesota Supreme Court
Today, Governor Mark Dayton announced his appointment of the Honorable Anne K. McKeig who is a descendant of White Earth Nation as Associate Justice of the Minnesota Supreme Court. Judge McKeig will replace Associate Justice Christopher J. Dietzen, who will be retiring at the end of August.
Governor Dayton says that Judge Anne McKeig has served the people of Minnesota admirably throughout her distinguished career, including as Presiding Judge of the Family Court in Minnesota’s Fourth Judicial District. Governor Dayton went on to say that Judge McKeig has worked honorably to ensure justice for some of Minnesota’s most vulnerable people, with her strong dedication to Indian Child Welfare and her work leading the Fourth District Family Court.