Saturday, July 20, 2013

Treaty of Washington (1836)

Saturday, 20-July-2013 - Veghel - Derek Bailey, chairman (retired), Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians (Anishinaabek Original Peoplesis one of the individuals endorsing the campaign to Ban  Fracking in Michigan. In 1836, 13 years before my ancestors Christina Feinauer and Johann Georg Weiss arrived in Frankenlust Townshipchiefs, including those of the Grand Traverse placed their mark on the Treaty of Washington, relinquishing ownership of 37 percent of the current land area of what is now the state of Michigan (photo).
Anishinaabek Turtle song (2:46)
First Speakers: Restoring the Ojibwe language  (56:41)

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