Kinomaage Workshop October 4

Kinomaage WorkshopYou are invited to…
A 6th Native Plants Restoration and Pollinator Protection Workshop
~ For Native American Tribal Communities in Northern Michigan ~

Friday October 4th from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Keweenaw Bay Indian Community – Baraga, Michigan

Ojibway Community College

Kinomaage

Teachings from the Earth

  • Fungi harvesting: identification, medicinal and eatable characteristics
  • An overview of native plant restoration and pollinator protection efforts among Native American tribal communities
  • A focus on establishing forest products: blueberry cultivation, cranberry harvesting, maple syrup and sugar processing, wild ginger gathering

Special Presenters

Evelyn Ravindran
KBIC Department of Natural Resources
…along with KBIC Elders & Tribal Leaders

Scott Herron, PhD.
Ethnobotanist
(Odawa, Anishanaabe)

Jan Schultz
Botanist
U.S. Forest Service, Eastern Region

Martin Reinhardt, PhD.
Center for Native American Studies, NMU

With invited representatives from:

  • Keeweenaw Bay Indian Community
  • Lac Vieux Desert Band of Lake Superior Chippewa
  • Sault Ste. Marie Band of Chippewa Indians
  • Hannahville Indian Community
  • Bay Mills Indian Community
  • Northern Michigan University’s Center for Native American Studies

Sponsored by The Cedar Tree Institute in collaboration with the U.S. Forest Service and Keeweenaw Bay Indian Community

For More Information:

Jon Magnuson
The Cedar Tree Institute, Director
magnusonx2@charter.net
(906)228-5494

~or~

Tom Biron
Sault Ste. Marie Band of Chippewa Indians
birontho@gmail.com

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