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Ottawa National Forest Center offers 'Seventh Fire' exhibit in Watermeet

By P.J. GLISSON

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WATERSMEET — A history of the Anishinaabe people is the focus of a traveling exhibit called “The Seventh Fire,” running from March 11-22 at the Ottawa National Forest Visitor Center in Watersmeet.

“Anishinaabe” means “the original people” and also refers to the Ojibwe, who compose Watersmeet’s Lac Vieux Desert Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians.

The word is pronounced ah-nish-i-NAW-bee.

Organizers of the exhibit report that it will include a timeline of the Anishinaabe, as well as “videos that show the many different perspectives on decolonization an...

 
 
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