Zaagkii Workshop

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ZAAGKII

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 intertribal community of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.

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

10am – 1pm: Presentations & Lunch

(provided at no cost for participants)

1 – 4pm: Blessing the Earth

A planting of medicinal native grasses & 500 Northern White Cedar trees. Framed by a traditional ceremony blessing a strategic plan for the township Kawbawgam Park and the Beaver Grove Agricultural Site.

PRESENTERS:

SCOTT HERRON, PhD. ~ Ethnobotonist (Odawa, Anishanaabe)
“The Eco-Cultural Recovery of Plant Life in the Great Lakes Basin”
JAN SHULTZ ~ Botanist (Retired USFS, Eastern Region)
“Protecting our Future: the Challenge to Preserve”
Genetic Prototypes of Blueberries, Cranberries & Wild Leeks (crop wild relatives)
KARENA SCHMIDT ~ Ecologist (KBIC Natural Resources Department)
“Beauty in Balance: Wild Orchids in the Great Lakes Basin”

WITH INVITED GUESTS 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 INFORMATION & TO REGISTER:

Ken Kelley • The Cedar Tree Institute • (906) 869-1911
or email: kenkelley2463@yahoo.com

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