Telling Michigan’s Anishinaabe history

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By SANDRA CLARK Michigan Department of Natural Resources LANSING — At a rest stop along U.S. Highway 2, 6 miles east of St. Ignace, the green and gold Michigan Historical Marker begins: Lake Michigan This lake, the sixth largest in the world, was discovered in 1634 by Jean Nicolet … That is what our history books told us. But does the history of Lake Michigan really begin with a French explorer?…

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