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Spirit Horses

The Spirit Horse Rescue

 

Em Loerzel grew up hearing stories about the Ojibwe horse from her uncle, about small ponies that would roam free near Ojibwe communities tucked among the forests and lakes along the Minnesota-Canada border, and help with tasks such as hauling wood and trap lines.

“I think when people think about Native people and their horses, they think of Lakota people or southwest people, but he would tell me, don’t forget that we are horse people too,” said Loerzel, a descendant of the White Earth Nation.

Here is the story from Minnesota Public Radio.

 

https://www.mprnews.org/story/2022/08/23/return-of-rare-ojibwe-horse-lifts-spirits-but-still-needs-help

 

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