Ross, Angeletta Delores Ojibwe Language Teacher

MINNESOTA, Cass Lake – Funeral services were held for ANGELETTA DELORES ROSS, 79, at the White Earth Community Building. Interment followed at the Samuel Memorial Cemetery in Nay Tah Waush. Angeletta was born July 29, 1930, in White Earth, Minnesota. She passed away at her home on Little Wolf Lake on March 14, 2010, surrounded by her family.

    Angeletta graduated from Flandreau Boarding School in South Dakota. She attended St. Catherine’s College in St. Paul, Minnesota. She worked at Medtronic in New Brighton, Minnesota. She was a licensed Ojibwe Language teacher. Angelette taught at Bemidji State University for a short period of time and substituting at Bemidji High School. She taught at the Circle of Life School in White Earth. White Earth students enjoyed success while winning many awards with the Anishinabe Knowledge Bowl.

 Angeletta moved to Cass Lake and taught the Ojibwe Language at the Cass Lake Elementary and High School. Her students at Cass Lake High School also enjoyed winning att Anishinabe Knowledge Bowl competitions. She had many interests and hobbies. She enjoyed taking her pontoon out to her favorite fishing spots. She enjoyed knitting and crocheting hats, scarves, mittens and afghans. She looked forward to feeding the humming birds which came in droves each year. She accompanied her husband to conventions and conferences throughout the United States. When in Fairbanks, Alaska, the bishop would send them to small outlying villages. Most of all she enjoyed spending time with her family, children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. (DeBahJiMon, March 2010)

 

 

 

 

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