‘It feels awesome’: Heather Boyd makes history as first woman and first Anishinaabe to lead Grand Portage National Monument

“Many say her appointment is a historic moment in the co-stewardship of the monument, which is within the boundaries of the Grand Portage Indian Reservation. The Grand Portage Band donated the land to the federal government. ‘I understand living in a tribal community,’ says Boyd, who is an enrolled member of the Red Cliff Band of Lake Superior Chippewa from Bayfield, Wis.”

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