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.