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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

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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

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US Forest Service Eastern Region Intertribal Nursery Workshop

Nursery Workshop

The Keweenaw Bay Indian Community (KBIC) hosted a Forest Service Eastern Region Intertribal Nursery Workshop on August 13-14, 2013. The event was recapped nicely by the U.S. Forest Service. Continue reading

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Efforts for Plant Restoration Unite Tribes in Northern Michigan

When sounds of drums echoed through the forests in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula in a dedication of a Native plants greenhouse at the Keweenaw Bay Indian Community (KBIC), neighboring communities across the Great Lakes basin took notice.

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KBIC helps indigenous plant restoration with geodesic dome solar-powered greenhouse

A dedication ceremony will be held in late August for the 16-foot geodesic dome solar-powered greenhouse that was built this summer at the Keweenaw Bay Indian Community (KBIC) in an effort to restore native species plants to northern Michigan.
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Marquette Monthly News Story on Zaagkii Project

Marquette Monthly

The Marquette Monthly featured a Story on the Zaagkii Project – entitled “KBIC helps indigenous plant restoration with greenhouse” in the July, 2010 issue by Greg Peterson.
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Native American Times News Story on Zaagkii Project

Native American Times News Story on Zaagkii Project – entitled “As bees die, Keweena Bay Indian Community adults, teens actively protect pollinators” posted Monday, October 27, 2008.
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Indian Country Today News Story on Zaagkii Project

Zaagkii Project to restore Native plants along Lake Superior. Indian Country Today Zaagkii Project Article – Part 2 – entitled “Sand Point to get new look” posted Friday, September 12, 2008 by Greg Peterson, Today correspondent.
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