Intertribal Native Plants Workshop

Intertribal Native Plants WorkshopTHURSDAY
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

Sponsored by the Cedar Tree Institute in collaboration with the US Forest Service & Hannahville Indian Community

  • Protecting crop wild relatives & the endangered ecosystem
  • Seed harvesting techniques for preservation of plants
  • Opportunities for small tribal-operated economies for harvesting ginseng, blueberries, wild leeks, etc.
  • Preserving traditional cultural teachings about the natural world
  • Monarch butterfly protection

PRESENTERS:

EARL MESHIGAUD ~ Hannahville Cultural Department Director & Tribal Council Member
SCOTT HERRON, PhD. ~ Ethnobotonist (Odawa, Anishanaabe)
JAN SCHULTZ ~ U.S. Forest Service Chief Botanist, Eastern Region
KELLY CONSTANTINO ~ Youth Services Director, Sault Ste. Marie Tribe

WITH INVITED REPRESENTATIVES FROM:

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

FOR MORE IINFORMATIION & TO REGIISTER:

Ken Kelly • The Cedar Tree Institute • (906) 869-1911 or
Jon Magnuson • (906) 228-5494 • magnusonx2@charter.net

Intertribal Native Plants Workshop

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