Learn about plants used by Native Americans
Gardeners interested in plants used by Native Americans can learn more at the March 2, 2021, 6:30 pm meeting of the Master Gardener Association of Northwest Michigan. Nathan Wright, a tribal member of the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians, will present a historical overview about common plants that have been cultivated and used by Native Americans.
The virtual meeting is open to the public. The event is free to MGANM members and a $5 donation is requested for non-members. To register go to MGANM.org. by March 1. All those who register will receive a link to the meeting via email.
Nathan is a firm believer of his cultural teachings. “If you do things in a good way, good things will happen,” he said. “There has been a lot of interest in plants used by native peoples and our membership has been requesting this topic for a number of years,” Michele Worden, MGANM President said.
About the Presenter: Nathan Wright has taught plant classes at Great Lakes Herb Faire, Michigan State Extension, Michigan Farmer’s Conference, American Indian Inter-Tribal, and is a board member of United Plant Savers.
Master Gardener Association of Northwest Michigan is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization,
as a chapter of the Michigan Master Gardener Association. 8527 E Governmental Center Drive, Suite 107, Suttons Bay. Michigan , 49682