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Rebecca St. George

Duluth, MN

Rebecca is the Legal and Policy Counsel to the Chief Executive at the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe. Prior to her current role, Rebecca served as the City Attorney for Duluth, MN.

Before she became a lawyer, Rebecca worked for ten years with Mending the Sacred Hoop, an organization out of Duluth, Minnesota, that works to end violence against Native women and children while restoring the safety, sovereignty, and sacredness of Native women in their communities. In her role there, Rebecca trained practitioners in tribal justice systems around the country, worked within the St. Louis County criminal justice system, and worked with victims and perpetrators of crime both on- and off-reservation.

Rebecca has been involved with numerous non-profit organizations over her years in Duluth, serving on the Board of Directors for the YWCA, American Indian Community Housing Organization, the Program for Aid to Victims of Sexual Assault, the Minnesota Indian Women’s Sexual Assault Coalition, and CHUM (a homeless shelter and food shelf).

Rebecca has two children who are no longer children and is a direct descendant of the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa and the White Earth Nation.

Ms. St. George was appointed to the board of the Great Lakes Protection Fund in August of 2023.