Great Lakes Lifeways Institute

Cultural historian Kevin Finney honored with 2012 Baxter Award

by (Grand Rapids Hi...)

Submitted 05-11-2012 under NONPROFITS

Kevin Finney, local cultural historian, outdoorsman and scholar, was honored with the 2012 Baxter Award Thursday night by the Grand Rapids Historical Society at its annual banquet at the Women's City Club. Finney is widely known for his...

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Grand Rapids area grade schoolers help prove how Native Americans made maple sugar

by (mgryczan)

Submitted 06-23-2011 under LOCAL LIFE

Students of Blandford School and Goodwillie Environmental School helped a research team to figure out the historically accurate way that Native Americans may have made maple sugar from tree sap, and the findings may change the way that hundreds of...

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