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  1. Learning about Ojibwe lifestyles.

    An elder tells tourists about Ojibwe culture at Waswagoning in Wisconsin.

  2. Hegman Lake pictographs in Ely.

    Ancient pictographs left on North Hegman Lake near Ely, Minn., are similar to those left on Agawa Bay on the east shore of Lake Superior in Ontario.

  3. Interior of the great hall in Kay-nah-chi-wah-nung.

    At Kay-Nah-Chi-Wah-Nung Historical Centre on the Rainy River, a guide tells visitors about the sacred circle.

  4. Drum circle at a Pipestone powwow.

    The drum circle provides the heartbeat of a powwow or wacipi.

  5. Ricing at the Mille Lacs Indian Museum.

    Life-size figures show how families processed wild rice at the Mille Lacs Indian Museum.

  6. A spirit house on Madeline Island.

    A spirit house covers a grave on Madeline Island, the sacred homeland of the Ojibwe.

  7. Tourists on quartzite at Jeffers Petroglyphs.

    At Jeffers Petroglyphs in southwest Minnesota, the story of an ancient people is carved in stone.

  8. Cat and mouse game in Pine City.

    Kids play the game cat-and-mouse at the Snake River Fur Post in Pine City.

  9. Ojibwe interpreter at Fort William.

    Falling Star, or Bankshenung, interprets for visitors at the Ojibwe village of Fort William Historical Park in Thunder Bay.

  10. A voyageur canoe.

    At Fort William, modern-day voyageurs take tourists for a ride in a birchbark canoe.

  11. Black Hawk War marker.

    Along the Mississippi north of De Soto, Wis., a marker points to the final battle sites of the Black Hawk "War."

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