Sunday, June 14, 2009

Tracing the Trail: The Pictured Rocks Segment of the Anishnaabeg Migration Route

Tracing the Trail: The Pictured Rocks Segment of the Anishnaabeg Migration Route

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Additional Information on Eligibility:

This is a single source award to Northern Michigan University (NMU), Marquette, MI. The applicant is uniquely qualified to perform the activities based upon a variety of demostrable factors. NMU’s anthropology program is well respected and has a good record of working with Ojibwa communities in the northern Michigan area. The Principal Investigator (PI)specializes in sociocultural anthropology, archaeology, Native American Studies, and existential-phenomenological psychology with experience throughout North America. PI has conducted fieldwork to explore environmental perception, traditional ecological knowledge systems, and the viability of Marine Protected Areas. PI has collaborated extensively with multiple indigenous representatives from many indigenous communities on a broad spectrum of ethnographic and ethnohistorical research as well as serving as a consultant in compliance with Native American legislation. PI has previous experience as a team member working on NPS Ethnography Program projects for the IMR and MWR, and for the U.S. Forest Service.

Agency Name

National Park Service


Using a combination of oral history and key informant interviewing, this project will connect migration stories and tradition to contemporary cultural significance of features of the cultural landscape and archeology sites in Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore. The data collected will be recorded in a multimedia format for use in interpretive programs, and as the potential content foundation for interpretive kiosks and internet web pages designed to present Ojibwa migration as part of contemporary Ojibwa culture, not simply as a historical fact or event from the past.

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