We’re pleased and proud to share our new logo created by Anishinaabe artist Sarah Agaton Howes. A member of the Fond du Lac band, Agaton Howes started a small custom regalia business in her kitchen. By 2019, her vision had grown to Heart Berry, an online store featuring Agaton Howe’s original works as well as

— Our project partner Peter David, who works as a wildlife biologist with the Great Lakes Indian Fish and Wildlife Commission (GLIFWC), speaking about Manoomin/wild rice for Science on Tap Minocqua, a unique partnership among UW-Madison’s Trout Lake Station, UW-Madison’s Kemp Natural Resources Station, the Lakeland-Badger chapter of the Wisconsin Alumni Association, the Minocqua Public

As Minnesota’s 2020 wild rice harvesting season opened on August 15, a unique research collaboration involving tribes, inter-tribal organizations, and the University of Minnesota (UMN), is beginning to share findings from its first two years of work to protect and learn from Manoomin/Psiη/wild rice. The collaboration, given the Ojibwe name Kawe Gidaa-Naanaagadawendaamin Manoomin/Psiη (First we

With funding from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), several of our tribal partners have produced a report documenting the cultural and ecological importance of wild rice. Entitled Lake Superior Manoomin Cultural and Ecosystem Characterization Study, the researchers used a combined Habitat Equivalency Analysis methodology to profile changes in wild rice cultural and ecological functionality,

Kawe Gidaa-naanaagadawendaamin Manoomin was featured during President Gabel’s 2019 Inauguration Week. (Click the link to view our research poster displayed at the event, “Culture vs. Cultivation: New Models of Manoomin Research”)

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