Leah K Lemm is a singer/songwriter, radio producer, and a member of the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe. Leah performs her music around the Minneapolis and Saint Paul area (Molecular Machine). Recently, Leah was selected as a Cedar Commissions recipient, from the Cedar Cultural Center in Minneapolis, MN. She performed her original work, RUINS, in February 2018! RUINS can be found here.

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photo by Dave Tromblay

Leah received a Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing/Poetry from the Institute of American Indian Arts in Santa Fe, NM. Leah is a graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Cambridge, MA where she holds a Bachelors of Science in Economics and a Minor in Writing. She has a Professional Diploma in Music Production and Engineering from Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA, where her principle instrument was Voice.

Leah is a radio producer with MN Native News, (Leah’s reel) where she gets to bring Native stories to the air! She worked in public radio for eight years, wrangling transmitters and signal flow. She’s an alumna of the Prairie Fire Lady Choir, trains in Krav Maga, and is a mom and wife. She believes in taking risks and challenging definitions, and is always looking to work with professional, hard-working, and creative individuals to spur progress in thought and community.

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