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I found a rectangular white stone in southern lake Huron with 4 brown horizontal lines ground into it. I was told it was a native American artifact. Do you know what this is and the meaning behind it?

Oh, how interesting. If you could get more information from the person who told you it was a Native American artifact you could start an internet search to start narrowing things down, as there are a few tribes that surround the Great Lakes. You might also try to take a picture of it and do a reverse google image search.…

Plastics accumulating in the ocean

I’ve heard a lot about plastics accumulating in the ocean. It seems too daunting to do anything about. I’m from a place where there’s no recycling and you can’t drink from the tap. Some things that have made me feel better: Is bringing my own bags to the store and just throw my fruits and veggies in the basket I…

How do I stand with Standing Rock

Dear Auntie, how do I stand with Standing Rock against the Dakota Access Pipeline? Well, this has been the hot topic for quite some time, especially since Trump came into office and signed two executive orders that will allow further construction on the Dakota Access Pipeline and Keystone XL. Here’s a list of some things you can do now to…

What is the creation story that relates to the Grand Canyon?

In the video “Are Mexicans considered Native Americans” You mentioned you heard the creation story over and over again. My question is: What is the creation story that relates to the Grand Canyon? I am curious to know. I’m from Los Angeles and have family in Phoenix. I would really appreciate any resources that you can recommend so I can…

I hear there are threats to our water supply. What’s that mean?

Yeesh, this is a good question, but an important one to start thinking about. We know that water in Indian County is considered sacred. We use it in ceremonies and in our prayers. For us water serves as a symbol of the interconnectedness of all life. Some tribes are rich in water, and live in areas with a bunch of…
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