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Cultural Significance of Nature and Gardening to Indigenous Tribal Peoples

Arboretum Fall Lecture Series

Event Details

Date
Tuesday, October 8, 2019
Time
7-8:30 p.m.
Location
Meet at Visitor Center, UW-Madison Arboretum
Description
Diana Peterson, PhD candidate, Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies, UW–Madison. To preserve wild rice (Manoomin) is to protect and restore its place in the sacred practices of Wisconsin Native cultures. Peterson’s interviews with the Menominee and Ojibwe Tribal elders highlight the cultural significance of Manoomin along with the importance of preserving a vital natural resource for future generations. Free, no registration required. Suggested $10 donation at the door.
Cost
Free

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