December 15, 2020

Birch bark biting merges traditional skill and contemporary art

Several types of birch trees are indigenous to North America’s Eastern Woodlands area and the Great Lakes. Nishnabé people use their wood for many different facets of everyday life, such as making canoes, wigwams, basketry, and art, including birch bark biting.
January 15, 2021

Traditional star knowledge provides connections to Potawatomi heritage and culture

The Potawatomi hold their own oral traditions linked to astronomy, and learning about these customs ensures teachings survive for generations to come while simultaneously creating a sense of balance between the past, present and future.