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Spring 2015


Panel 3. Special Purpose Structures: Places of Rituals and Daily Practice


This exhibit was produced with support from the Joseph L. Peyser Endowment for the Study of New France, the Western Michigan University Cultural Events Committee, Quebec Delegation of Chicago and the Fort St. Joseph Archaeological Project, a partnership between Western Michigan University and the City of Niles. Assistance was also provided by: Kevin Finney, Joe Hines, Robert Myers, Sue Reichert, Marcus Winchester, Micheal Worline, and the 2015 WMU Archaeological Field School.

Photograph of bark covered sugaring house in Rockland, Michigan was provided courtesy of Michigan Tech Archives.

Photograph of fire-cracked rock, which is the remains of a Native American sweat lodge, was provided by William Cremin.