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Louis Mitinimiiding "Louie" Allen Boyd

Louis Mitinimiiding "Louie" Allen Boyd

July 29, 1941 ~ April 22, 2024 (age 82)

Mitinimiiding, Louis Allen Boyd, also known as Louie, age 83 of Leech lake, Minnesota, passed away April 22, 2024. Traditional Funeral Services will be 10AM Tuesday, April 30th 2024 at the Squaw Lake Community Hall in Squaw Lake, MN with Spiritual Leader Allen Hardy officiating. A wake will begin at 4 PM, Monday, April 29th at the Squaw Lake Community Hall and will continue until the time of the service. Interment will be at the Round Lake Cemetery in Squaw Lake, MN under the direction of the Carroll Funeral home in Deer River, Minnesota.

Mitinimiiding, Louie was born on July 29th, 1941 in Cass lake Minnesota to Elizabeth Boyd. Louie was a international champion grass dancer, commonly known as the "legend" throughout Indian country -he was a mentor to all he came into contact with and teaching all the ways of the Anishinaabe people. He was a forager for medicines and food, a hunter and a harvester for wild rice -a survivor of the logging camps from 1944 during WW2 He enjoyed going to the casino. Louie became his own advocate with Missing and Murdered Indigenous Relatives as he searched for his grandson Damon Lee Boyd. He loved to spend his time making pow wow regalia and ceremonial items, and spending time with grandchildren

Roger Jourdain.

Survived by Children -brad (Bradley) Boyd of Ginew Manitoba -Jace Pratt of Sioux valley Minnesota -Zachariah Hill of dissection South Dakota Brother Warren bobolink and all his grandchildren and great grandchildren and his special best friend quarreling friend, his mindim, Shirley Lussier of Red Lake, Minnesota.

Preceded in death by -parents Elizabeth and Alvin Boyd Sibling -Sonny Boyd Children -Michael Boyd -Dawn Boyd -Mariah Lucius Grandson -Damon boyd

Services

Wake

Monday

April 29, 2024

4:00 PM

Squaw Lake Community Hall

Hwy 46

Squaw Lkae, MN 56681

Funeral Service

Tuesday

April 30, 2024

10:00 AM

Squaw Lake Community Hall

Hwy 46

Squaw Lkae, MN 56681

 

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