Chocolay Township Intertribal Native Plants Workshop

Chocolay Township Intertribal Native Plants Workshop
MONDAY
AUGUST 7th 2017
10am-4pm
Chocolay Township Offices
5010 US 41 South • Marquette Michigan

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TEACHINGS FROM THE EARTH

A NATIVE PLANTS & POLLINATOR PROTECTION INITIATIVE

A partnership of the Cedar Tree Institute with the Keweenaw Bay Indian Community & Marquette county’s Chocolay Township, with invited guests from the Continue reading

Chicago Intertribal Native Plants Workshop

Chicago Intertribal Native Plants Workshop
TUESDAY
SEPTEMBER 15
2015
9AM-5PM
Chicago Botanic Garden
Glencoe, Illinois

A Native Plants Restoration & Pollinator Protection Workshop for Native American Tribal Communities in Northern Michigan

TRAVEL DATES: SEPTEMBER 14-16 ~ Registered tribal representatives will travel by chartered bus from Michigan’s Upper Peninsula to Illinois.

Sponsored by the Cedar Tree Institute in collaboration with the US Forest Service & the Chicago Botanic Garden

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Choosing Between Your Money and Your Soul

Choosing Between Your Money and Your Soul

from Indian Country Today August 19, 2015 By Jon Magnuson Twenty years ago, on a visit to Great Falls, Montana, I spent an afternoon casually wandering through the C.M. Russell Auction of Original Western Art, reputed, at that time, to … Continue reading

Maamaadizi II – 2015

Maamaadizi 2015

On Tuesday morning, May 26, 2015 a traditional offering of tobacco and cedar was scattered on the waters of Lake Superior by 14-year-old Kayla Dakota to mark the beginning of a second trip by KBIC tribal youth to visit one … Continue reading

Intertribal Native Plants Workshop

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JULY 16
2015
10AM-4PM
Tribal Cultural Center
Wilson, Michigan

A Native Plants Restoration & Pollinator Protection Workshop for Native American Tribal Communities in Northern Michigan

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Crop Wild Relatives Plants Workshop

Crop Wild Relatives Plants Workshop

This workshop focuses on the emerging challenge of conserving Crop Wild Relatives, those native plants that are closely related to the important food crops that we are inextricably linked to today. Continue reading

Non-Native Invasive Plants Workshop

Non-Native Invasive Plants Workshop

This workshop will focus on increasing numbers of non-native invasive plants (NNIP) of Northern Michigan and Northwest Wisconsin that are radically transforming our region’s natural ecosystem. Strategies will be explored for controlling and limiting their impact. There will be field-work, lab instruction, presentations, and discussions. Forty to fifty species will be identified. The workshop will open with a blessing from tribal elders and close with a traditional talking circle. Continue reading

Overview, Nursery Program, and Sand Point Restoration: Achieving a Shared Vision

Sand Point Restoration

Karen Anderson at the 13th annual North American Pollinator Protection Campaign (NAPPC) International Conference highlighted native plant and pollinator work by the Keweenaw Bay Indian Community (KBIC) Natural Resource Department and the Zaagkii Wings and Seeds Partnership on October 22-24, 2013. Karen, Keweenaw Bay Indian Community Natural Resources Department Plant and Greenhouse Technician, made a presentation at the NAPPC event in Washington D.C. Continue reading