Great Lakes Lifeways Institute

Embracing Regional Traditions, Land, Arts and Culture

Great Lakes Lifeways Institute

    Embracing Regional Traditions, Land, Arts and Culture

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Great Lakes Lifeways Institute

Embracing Regional Traditions, Land, Arts and Culture

 


Wild Rice Restoration Links


www.nativewildricecoalition.com

The website of the Great Lakes Native Wild Rice Coalition.  A wonderful source of information on rice ecology, harvesting, processing and initiatives.


www.lvdtribal.com

The Lac Vieux Desert Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians. located near the Michigan/Wisconsin border have played a leading role in the eco-cultural restoration of wild rice in Michigan.  They also host an annual tradition rice camp each year in September.


Place Based Education Links


www.fhps.us/goodwillie

GES, Goodwillie Environmental School, is an amazing 5th & 6th grade school in the Forest Hills Public School District, Ada MI.  GES is our primary in partner in modeling our Place Based Education Initiative in West Michigan, regularly hosting regional tradition bearers as artists-in-residence and developing and executing projects which enable students to holistically explore our region’s rich natural and cultural heritage.


www.grpublicschools.org/blandford

The Blandford School, a 6th grade specialty school located on the wooded campus of Blandford Nature Center, is a part of Grand Rapids Public School District.  The school provides a unique opportunity for Grand Rapids Area students to engage in powerful outdoor based hands-on learning experiences.  GLLI has partnered with the Blandford School to help develop eco-cultural learning projects and an active artist-in-residence program.


Potawatomi Language & Cultural Links


www.mbpi.org

The language and cultural page of Gun Lake band of Potawatomi’s website.  Information on language preservation, classes, downloads and links.

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    Black Ash Basketry Film


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     Voyageur Canoe


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