Category: Blog Posts 2020

Check out our New Logo!

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 …

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Researcher Profile Series

Our first entry in a our new series of profiles on the Manoomin project’s researchers is second-year MS student Alex Waheed. Alex is studying the effects of geochemistry and hydrology on the growth of mannomin (wild rice) in Minneosta and Wisconsin, as part of our collaborative and tribally-driven project between the University of Minnesota and …

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Lake Superior Manoomin Cultural and Ecosystem Characterization Study

Several of our tribal and community partners worked, with the support of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), to write a report documenting the cultural and ecological importance of wild rice. The report Lake Superior Manoomin Cultural and Ecosystem Characterization Study, published in May 2020, uses a combined Habitat Equivalency Analysis methodology to profile …

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A Successful 2020 Harvest

Thanks to all the generous advice and guidance from our tribal partners, UMN team members experienced a wonderful ricing expedition during the fall 2020 harvest season. Graduate student Hannah Jo King proudly displays the Manoomin they collected.

Manoomin seeking reasearchers!

Hello friends and colleagues, The Manoomin project is going strong and we are excited to continue and expand our research. We are seeking 6 new graduate or post-doctoral researchers in the areas of social science/integrated social dimensions, environmental integration, biogeochemistry, hydrological modeling, and ecology. To read more about position descriptions and application information, follow this link …

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2020 Field Work at Lac du Flambeau

The Manoomin Psin research team shared a wild rice feast to commemorate the harvest season at Lac du Flambeau during a recent field work session.

2020 Summer Interns

We virtually hosted 6 interns over this past summer. They presented their final projects to the team on August 5th.

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