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The River Talks: Bawa’iganaakoog (Wild Rice Harvesting Sticks)


March 8, 2022
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Event Details

This year’s event is “Bawa’iganaakoog (Wild Rice harvesting sticks)”, featuring Marne Kaeske, Cultural Preservation Specialist for the 1854 Treaty Authority. Join us to construct wild rice knocking sticks and get prepared to hit the rice bed during Manoominike-giizis (wild ricing moon). All materials and instruction included.

This event will be held at the Yellowjacket Union on UW-Superior’s campus, upstairs in room 203. Face coverings are required inside the building.

For this River Talk, registration in advance is required since this River Talk is hands-on and requires supplies. We have materials for 15 participants. If you know you would like to attend Bawa’iganaakoog, please sign up using this form: https://forms.gle/trdxExKZfi169XAG8. The form will close when the event limit has been reached.

For questions about this River Talk event, please reach out to Luciana Ranelli at 715-399-4085 or luciana.ranelli@wisc.edu.

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