Manoomin: The Story of Wild Rice in Michigan

Thursday, February 24, 2022, 7:00 PM EST

Speaker: Barbara J. Barton

Book Cover, B. Barton

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Experience the rich tradition of wild rice in Michigan and its importance to the Anishinaabek people who live here. Learn the history, culture, biology, economics, and spirituality surrounding this sacred plant. Barton discusses historic wild rice beds that once existed in Michigan, why many disappeared, and the efforts of tribal and nontribal people with a common goal of restoring and protecting Manoomin across the landscape.