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Northern Voices: Solar Energy on the Leech Lake Reservation with Brandy Toft & Lisa Hemachandra

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In this episode of Northern Voices Leah Lemm goes to Cass Lake to talk with Brandy Toft, she’s the Environmental Deputy Director for the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe. She works on several solar energy projects that the band has.

She also talks with Lisa Hemachandra about life with a solar furnace that she had installed through the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe’s solar furnace project.

Heidi Holtan has worked at KAXE/KBXE for over 20 years. She currently helms the Morning Show as News and Public Affairs Director. Heidi is a regional correspondent for WDSE/WRPT's Duluth Public Television’s Almanac North. In 2018 Heidi received the “Building Bridges in Media” award from the Islamic Resource Group for her work on KAXE/KBXE hosting conversations about anti-Muslim movements in rural Minnesota.