Project Interns Make Presentation at NAISA Conference

Zaagkii Project interns with the Northern Michigan University Center for Native American Studies make presentation about the pollinator protection initiative at the Native American and Indigenous Studies Association 2010 Conference in Arizona.

Led by NMU Center for Native American Studies Director April Lindala, a team of Zaagkii Project interns and an NMU CNAS Professor, attended the Native American and Indigenous Studies Association (NAISA) 2010 Conference on May 22, 2010 in Tuscon, Arizona.

The NMU students made a presentation about the Zaagkii Project during a forum entitled “Engaging Students through Community Action and Service”

The Zaagkii Project is sponsored by the nonprofit Cedar Tree Institute (CTI), Keweenaw Bay Indian Community (KBIC) and the United States Forest Service (USFS).

Zaagkii Project Partners through the years include the Marquette Community Foundation, Marquette County Juvenile Court, the M.E. Davenport Foundation, the Kaufman Foundation, the Phyllis and Max Reynolds Foundation, the Upper Peninsula Children’s Museum in Marquette and the Borealis Seed Company in Big Bay, MI.

NAISA 2010 Conference

Organizer & Chair:
Adriana Greci Green, Northern Michigan University

Participants included:
Leora Tadgerson, Levi Tadgerson, and Samantha “Sam” Hasek, all Zaagkii Project interns from Northern Michigan University Center for Native American Studies
Damien Lee, Trent University, Canada
Linc Kesler, University of British Columbia, Canada

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