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gidakiimanaaniwigamig’s manoomin project completed

Posted by | Filed under gidakiimanaaniwigamig, manoomin, South Ridge | Jul 21, 2014 | No Comments

Over the past five years students from the South St. Louis county area, including South Ridge students and teachers, have worked with the University of Minnesota/LacCore and NCED as well as the Fond du Lac Reservation’s Natural Resources to better understand the past, present and future for wild rice growth on the reservation lakes. Students […]

manoomin Project Finishes Up It’s Fourth Year

American Indian student involved with the gidakiimanaaniwigamig’s manoomin study have now completed year four of a five year grant through the National Science Foundation. The purpose of the grant was to provide opportunities for young people to better understand the past, present and future of wild rice in northern Minnesota. Student presented their findings at 13 Moons nibi Forum. 13 […]

gidakiimanaaniwigamig Summer 2012

Posted by | Filed under gidakiimanaaniwigamig | Jul 17, 2012 | No Comments

We had a busy week…traveled a lot! One day we went all the way to Odanah, WI to visit GLIFWC’s headquarters. There we learned about invasive species and efforts by Scientists and Natural Resources folks to control the spread of invasive species like Asian Carp and Sea Lamprey into Lake Superior. We also saw leaders […]

Manoomin research presented at Geo-Science Alliance

Posted by | Filed under gidakiimanaaniwigamig, manoomin, South Ridge | Mar 25, 2012 | No Comments

The National Lacustrine Core Facility (LacCore) from the University of Minnesota and High School students from local programs supported by ISD2142 American Indian Student Services – gidakiimanaaniwigamig and manoomin –  presented work that they have been doing for the past five years.  Hands-on demonstrations and posters documentating  current research findings were presented by students, faculty, and researchers.The primary focus on the lake sedimanet core […]

Snow Snakes

Posted by | Filed under CBAI grant, gidakiimanaaniwigamig, manoomin, South Ridge | Feb 6, 2011 | No Comments

Winters are long. Finding things to do that a specific to our area and climate have longevity. 8th Grade art students study the history of art of making the snow snake and then make snow snakes for their school’s annual “Snow Week”. Each grade chooses one of the art student’s snow snakes for competition. Brief […]