• 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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Willard Pine is a beloved and respected Anishnaabe (Ojibway) elder from Garden River First Nation as was his father Dan Pine. His great-grandfather Shingwaukonse was the Garden River Chief who signed the Robinson-Huron Treaty at Sault Ste. Marie in 1850.

Willard Pine - Culture