Giving Thanks

Charlie Fox (left) and Roger LaBine at the 2010 Lac Vieux Desert Wild Rice camp.

This Great Lakes Anishinaabe Ethnobotany website wouldn’t be possible without the generosity of many dedicated individuals.  Their time, energy, stories and wisdom brings this site to life. Chi miigwech (great thanks) to the following individuals –

Those who were interviewed – their gifts of knowledge will further the appreciation of Great Lakes ethnobotany within the region and beyond.

Lois Beardslee, Ojibwe and Lacandon Tribes

Agnes Carrick, Bay Mills Indian Community

Paula Carrick, Bay Mills Indian Community

Kelly Church, Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa Chippewa

Charlie Fox, Sokaogan Chippewa Community

Nick Hockings, Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa

Roger LaBine, Lac Vieux Desert Band of Lake Superior Chippewa

Giiwegiizhigookway Martin, Lac Vieux Desert Band of Lake Superior Chippewa

Rose Martin, Lac Vieux Desert Band of Lake Superior Chippewa

Fred Maulson, Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa

Cherish Parrish, Gun Lake Band of Potawatomi

Wanda Perron, Bay Mills Indian Community

Jim St. Arnold, Keweenaw Bay Indian Community

James Williams Sr., Lac Vieux Desert Band of Lake Superior Chippewa

Those behind the lens and behind the scenes — their creativity, long hours, dedication and made this site possible.

Samantha Hasek, 2009-2010 NMU Freshmen Fellow

Greg Peterson, Cedar Tree Institute photographer, video editor, videographer

Alice Snively, 2010-2011 NMU Freshmen Fellow

Leora Tadgerson, Bay Mills Indian Community

Levi Tadgerson, Bay Mills Indian Community

Those who continually inspire us to remember the importance of all life living within the realm of Mother Earth.

Aimee Cree Dunn, NMU Faculty member of the Center for Native American Studies

Dr. Michael Loukinen, NMU Professor of Sociology and Filmmaker with UP North Films

Jon Magnuson, Executive Director – Cedar Tree Institute 

Dr. Marty Reinhardt, NMU Assistant Professor – Center for Native American Studies

Jan Schultz, USFS Botanist

and…the seven generations yet to come.