Sarah Byrn, student at Susan B Anthony Middle School in Minneapolis wonders how the expression “shut up” became known as impolite. She says there’s nothing wrong with it, and that it is just a forceful way of asking someone to be quiet.
Susan Zimmerman is a Grand Portage band member who spent her early childhood on Hungry Jack Lake. She is an avid hunter, fisherwoman, and wild ricer who also makes baskets and decorative gourds that are rooted in traditional crafts. In this edition of “Anishinaabe Way: Live, Words & Stories of Ojibwe People,” WTIP North Shore Community Radio producer Staci Drouillard meets with Susan during the fall in Grand Portage, where she is in the final days of her annual moose hunt.