• Voices from the Gathering PlaceSault Ste. Marie: 1622 - present day

Die Stromschnellen von St Marie (The Rapids Of St Mary), Frank Buchser, 1868

By kind permission of the Kunsthaus Art Gallery, Zurich, Switzerland

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Lyle Sayers - Being a Chief

Lyle Sayers is a former Chief of Garden River First Nation. He is a direct descendant of Chief Shingwauk who fought in the war of 1812 and signed the 1850 Robinson-Huron Treaty on behalf of Garden River. In 1999 Former Chief Sayers oversaw the recovery of a wampum belt given by Chief Shingwauk to lieutenant-governor General John Colborne in 1832.