LLBO Band Member Set to Compete for Miss Minnesota Title in June
June 11, 2021
CASS LAKE- Leech Lake Band Member Lori Martin-Kingbird is a local titleholder to the Miss America Organization and contestant #20 at the 2021 Miss Minnesota Scholarship Competition on June 24th and June 25th in Eden Prairie, MN.
Martin-Kingbird, Wabinagiizhigooikwe (Morning Spirit Woman) currently holds the title of Miss Northland and is a junior at the University of Minnesota, studying Biology, Society and Environment. Her aspiration is a career in the medical field.
Lori is a former Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe Senior Princess 2015-2016 and a former title holder of Miss America Outstanding Teen Organization as Northern Lakes Outstanding Teen 2016-2017. Lori competed and became first runner-up in Miss Indian World-2018. In 2020, Lori competed in the Miss Minnesota Scholarship Competition and won her first "Miss" title as Miss Northland.