MN Reads: “Eating with the Seasons, Anishinaabeg, Great Lakes Region” by Derek Nicholas

MN Reads: “Eating with the Seasons, Anishinaabeg, Great Lakes Region” by Derek Nicholas


Growing up in Milwaukee, Derek Nicholas wasn’t really plugged into either his cultural heritage or the great outdoors.

But when he arrived in rural west-central Minnesota to study at the University of Minnesota-Morris, the Red Cliff Band of Lake Superior Chippewa member found two new passions: sustainable food systems and his Anishinaabeg culture.