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Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College Ojibwe language instructor Dan Jones (right) discusses the upcoming final exam with students (from left) Jeremy Wilson, Ernie Strandberg (seated), Kevin Leibeck and Willow Johnson. Strandberg, at age 82, is the oldest student in Jones' classes and Johnson, 16, a student in the Fond du Lac Ojibwe School High School Options Program, is the youngest. Wendy Johnson/

Our Neighbors...Dan Jones and Family

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For Dan Jones, family means two things -- his tightly knit family of origin that hails from the Treaty 3 area near Fort Frances, Ontario, and, in a broader sense, those with whom he shares a cultural bond as part of the Ojibwe language community. Both have been indelibly intertwined throughout his lifetime, and he is proud to have played a role in keeping his native heritage and culture alive.


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