Native American Heritage Day

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Native American Heritage Day, a day to honor the heritage, culture of American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiian peoples.

White Rock: The Sacred Cornerstone of Michigan’s Thumb

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Indigenous Peoples of Michigan, the Anishinabeg, views the White Rock on the edge of the Lake Huron shore as a sacred site. The rock was much, much larger than it appears today. (Which in 2019 is mostly underwater). The Indian ensured that fresh game and food items were placed on the site as an offering. … Read more

The Great Sauk Trail

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The Great Sauk Trail is a major Native American route that ran between Detroit, Chicago and terminated at Rock Island on the Mississippi river. Originally created by migrating bison, the trail was only about a foot wide but also a foot deep as eons of travelers walked along it single file. It was used over a thousand years.