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Margaret Seelye Treuer, Minnesota's first Ojibwe judge, dies at 76


Margaret Treuer

Margaret Seelye Treuer was resolute.

Her determination helped her go from humble beginnings on the Leech Lake Indian Reservation to become the first American Indian female attorney in Minnesota and then the first Indian female judge in the country.

"My mother was a trailblazer," said son Anton Treuer, an author and professor at Bemidji State University.


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