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Six Resources for Learning About Clinton Native American Culture

As we celebrate Native American Heritage Month, it’s important to acknowledge the history of the land we live on. Here in Clinton, we live on the traditional homeland of the Anishnabe people. The Anishnabe, or Original People, include tribes such as the Potawatomi, Ojibwe, and Odawa, Myamia, Fox, and


In the Clinton area, we have many local opportunities to explore Native American Culture and Historic Native Sites. You can explore the following trails, nature preserves, and indian burial grounds:

Macon Reservation

Native American Trail Marker- Huron R


Hopewell Indian Mounds

As well as view collections at the following Museums:

Michigan History Museum in Lansing

Nokomis Cultural Heritage Center in Okemos

Detroit Institute of Art

While this is not a comprehensive list, visiting these museums and sites will give you a lot of information about the history of the area before and after colonization, as well as ways to support the local native communities still here today. I hope you are able to explore a few and share what you have learned with friends and family. As always, your local library is happy to point you in the direction of more Native American culture and history resources if you want to learn more!

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