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Medweganoonind Library

Library Hours: 

Monday - Friday

9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

15480 Migizi Drive

Red Lake, MN 56671

(218) 382-2497

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The Medweganoonind Library is both an academic and public library, serving both Red Lake Nation College and the Red Lake community. ​The library's physical collections contain scholarly and popular reading materials, as well as audio books, DVDs, and an impressive Ojibwe Language and Culture collection. Use the search box below to discover items held by the library.

Thanks to a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, Medweganoonind Library now has a digital library collection through cloudLibrary. In addition, there are many digital resources offered by the State of Minnesota and others, which can be accessed free of charge. Please use the links provided on this page to explore a whole world of digital content.


Medweganoonind Library Physical Collection


Chief Medweganoonind

Chief Medweganoonind [He who is heard/spoken to], for whom the library is named, was the head of Red Lake's seven hereditary chiefs who negotiated and signed the historic Agreement of 1889. He adamantly opposed allotment efforts and is credited for ensuring that the lands of the Red Lake Reservation have been held in common to the present day. RLNC's President, Dan King, is a direct descendant of Chief Medweganoonind and was named an Hereditary Chief in 2019.


Medweganoonind Library


Children's Discovery Area

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