8429
Minnesota
Lake Superior from Historic Naniboujou Lodge: Fur Trade History, Culture, Walks
Enjoy expert lectures and excursions as you learn the story of Lake Superior — from the Anishinaabe People to early fur traders, from local ecology to the grandeur of High Falls.
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Program No. 8429RJ
Length
6 days
Starts at
729

At a Glance

The Ojibwe called it gichigami, or “great sea.” The French called it le lac supérieur. Today, we call it Lake Superior. Experience the rugged “North Shore’s” unique landscape as you learn about the lives of Native Americans, fur traders and present day residents, including musicians and artists.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Discover the vastness of the Great Lakes fur trade, learning the roles of the voyageurs and other players in this significant enterprise.
  • Strengthen your mind and body with educational walking forays and daily sessions that include tai chi and yoga.
  • Gain appreciation for the region’s plant and animal life through lectures and walks in Judge C. Magney State Park.
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