About Our Project

Manoomin / Psiη (wild rice) in Minnesota and the Great Lakes region: A flagship for environmental preservation and Indigenous resource sovereignty

Launched in January 2018, Kawe Gidaa-naanaagadawendaamin Manoomin:

(First We Must Consider Manoomin/Psin) is a collaboration among tribes, intertribal treaty organizations, and University of Minnesota faculty, staff, and students, that prioritizes tribal views on the cultural significance and ecology of Manoomin / Psiη (Wild Rice), and the policies related to it.

Project Overview

Guiding Principles