Cultural Significance of Nature and Gardening to Indigenous Tribal Peoples
Arboretum Fall Lecture Series
Tuesday, October 8, 2019
Meet at Visitor Center, UW-Madison Arboretum
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.