This is an online event.
Sponsored by: Marquette Regional History Center
Eric Drake, PhD, Heritage Program Manager of the Hiawatha National Forest, will present his talk: Working to Stay Together in “Forsaken Out of the Way Places:” Investigating Anishinaabe Logging Settlements as Sites of Social Refuge and Resilience. In his presentation Drake will discuss stories of some of Michigan’s oldest Native American tribes. Learn about Anishinaabe labor in the logging industries of the central Upper Peninsula and the history of the Nahma Indian community in Delta County, through Eric Drake’s archaeological investigation of Native American logging camps as sites of social refuge. $5 donation to the History Center to join this program. Register for the online program here:
This program is supported in part by the Community Foundation of Marquette County.