Water, Water Everywhere: I Am Made of Lake Michigan

A dispatch from the home waters of the Upper Midwest

Where I come from is north a bit, a meeting place of river and bay, both polluted by the paper industry. In this same place of confluence members of the Oneida Tribe—those who split off from the Iroquois Confederacy and came to Wisconsin in the early 19th century—were nearly destroyed by the white pioneers, but that is a different story altogether.

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