Category Archives: The State of Superior – 2012 Tour

JB Reflections-before the tour

I spent the week before the Wisconsin Teachers of Local Culture (WTLC) tour at the WI DPI American Indian Studies Summer Institute (AISSI) and learned so much about Wisconsin Native American Culture and History.   I returned to my family for … Continue reading

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Hello everyone! I typed up my notes and photos and thought I would share them with you here! Julie

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End of Day 1

The end of the day includes a swim in Pigeon Lake to a nice sunset of storms on the horizon, a moon rise and a singing loon.

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Science and Art

Dennis White talked about the connection of math and the art in his belts. How the patterns in the belt were similar to patterns of numbers. There is a broader connection between art and science, and my thoughts on that … Continue reading

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Day 1 (Sunday, 7/29/12): Map & Visits

Pigeon Lake Field Station: Registration & check into cabins. Welcoming remarks by staff. Presentation on yarn finger weaving & math (LCO Ojibwe School administrator Dennis White). Supper. Opening presentation on the State of Superior (Bad River Ojibwe tribal member & … Continue reading

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Day 2 (Monday, 7/30/12): Map & Visits

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Load luggage on bus before 7:30 breakfast. Pigeon Lake: Cultural tour foundations. Chequamegon/Nicolet Nat. Forest: Contract logging (NFS Forester Dan Hinson) Cable: Lunch at Cable Nat. Hist. Mus. w/ James Bolen (Ch. of Commerce). Lac Courte Oreilles: Ojibwe School (Craig … Continue reading

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Day 3 (Tuesday, 7/31/12): Map & Visits

Load luggage on bus at 8:00 after hotel breakfast. Cumberland: Louie’s Finer Meats (Louis Meunch). Barronett: Artists Phil Odden & Else Bigton. Luck: Lunch at Café Wren. Frederic: Artist & farmer Dennis O’Donnell. Alpha: Burnett Dairy Co-op (Tasha Burlini-Olson). Supper … Continue reading

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