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about Midegah Ogichidaa


Chief Midegah is a Headman in the Adik Doodem, Caribou Clan, by Appointment of Matrilineal Clan Mother Patricia Brunelle-Barker-Lafountain. Additionally, Midegah carries a Council Fire Stone from the Niswi-Mishkodewinan or Three Fires Peoples obtained at the Garden River Ojibway Nation.

A graduate of The American Military University and the University of Utah, Chief Midegah possesses a Masters Degree in Organizational Leadership (Magna Cum Laude).

Chief Midegah is a 14 year Veteran of the United States Marine Corps, an Afghanistan Combat Veteran, and recipient of Afghanistan Campaign Medal with 1 Star, Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (2nd Award), Navy and Marine Corps Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal, Navy Unit Commendation Medal, Marine Corps Good Conduct Medal (3rd Award), Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal, Sea Service Deployment Ribbon, and NATO Medal ISAF Afghanistan.

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