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Anishinaabe Way: Lives, Words and Stories of Ojibwe People

Spirit Tree -photo by Travis Novitsky

"Anishinaabe Way: Lives, Words and Stories of Ojibwe People" is a radio series that explores the many facets of Ojibwe life.  As part of the series you will hear the words and stories of Anishinaabe people, including artists, poets, doctors, scientists, elders and children.

"Anishinaabe Way: Lives, Words and Stories of Ojibwe People" is an original series produced by Staci Lola Drouillard. Staci is a descendent of the Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa who lives in her hometown of Grand Marais, Minnesota.  Music for the series is by Minnesota Ojibwe artist, Keith Secola.

Funding for the series is provided by the Minnesota Legacy Fund and WTIP, Community Radio.

What's On:

Anishinaabe Way: Winona LaDuke

Winona LaDuke is an enrolled member of the Mississippi Band
Anishinaabeg. She lives and works on the White Earth Reservation, and is

Paul and Larry

Anishinaabe Way: Harvest Educational Learning Project

The Harvest Educational Learning Project (HELP) is located in the
Penokee Range in Northern Wisconsin, at the site of the proposed Gogebic

Bandolier Bag and Beads

Anishinaabe Way: Ojibwe Shoulder Bags - Ms. Livingston's Third Grade, ISD 166

The students in Ms. Livingston's 3rd Grade at Sawtooth Elementary School in Grand Marais are designing their own shoulder bags, which are in the Ojibwe tradition of beaded bandolier bags.

Heid's book "Original Local"

Anishinaabe Way: Writer and poet Heid Erdrich

Turtle Mountain Anishinaabe writer and poet Heid Erdrich has just completed a recipe book and memoir titled "Original Local: Indigenous Foods, Stories and Recipes from the Upper Midwest" (Mi

Grand Portage band member Susan Zimmerman

Anishinaabe Way: Susan Zimmerman on Wild Rice

According to the Anishinaabe Migration Story, the People would know their home where they found the place where food grows on water.

Cook County Anishinaabe language and culture teacher Tom Jack

Anishinaabe Way: Tom Jack

Cook County Anishinaabe language and culture teacher Tom Jack is from Lake of the Woods in Ontario.

Milt Powell

Anishinaabe Way: Milt Powell, Part 2

Milt Powell grew up on the Canadian side of Saganaga Lake where he lived with his family on what was once known as "Powell's Bay."  In this segment, he tells the story of his U