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Great Lakes group raises funds to showcase teachings of Anishinaabe women

The Great Lakes Commons Map is an interactive, online map that documents stories from the Great Lakes regions. Image: greatlakescommonsmap.org

An organization focused on connecting the cultures of the Great Lakes region is raising money to share the stories of indigenous leaders. These leaders are Anishinaabe women, members of Native American groups living in the Canadian Great Lakes area. Their stories will be told in photos, sound, video and text and shared on the Great Lakes Commons Map, said creator of the Great Lakes Commons map Paul Baines. The Great Lakes Commons is an organization that fosters a community dedicated to protecting the Great Lakes, Baines said. The online map is a collaborative project to share photos, videos and personal stories about the Great Lakes. Continue Reading →

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