Although ephemeral, during their short lifetimes, they pollinate plants across North America and CPN land, making them a keystone species.
During this episode, we’ll learn about the relationship between humans and butterflies, hear from a Tribal member who has been exploring her ancestry and Tribal culture and learn some Potawatomi words about spring.
For the past 20 years, environmental organizations have fought to keep the Monarch butterfly from going extinct. The iconic butterfly has experienced a significant population loss, mainly due to pesticide use on genetically engineered crops. Pesticides kill milkweed, which is the Monarch’s main source of food and shelter. For some Native American tribes, butterflies symbolize Read More »