12/14 Making the invisible visible: moving ahead in the light of Duluth's "ethnographic study"

Dec 14, 2015

One of the earliest photographs of an Anishinaabeg village site in the area of Duluth, taken in the 1860s
Credit Courtesy of the Northeast Minnesota Historical Center, University of Minnesota Duluth Library

Unless it has something to do with the Fond-du-Luth Casino ... or being targets of racism, many Native people in Duluth feel they're invisible.

It was that desire to educate modern-day Duluthians and visitors about their history, their culture and their contributions that prompted the Duluth American Indian Commission (now the Duluth Indigenous Commission) to undertake an extensive study of just those topics.