Walking a Myaamia Trail

myaamiihkanawe peempaalinki – Walking a Myaamia Trail In the post “Walking Myaamionki” we explored how Myaamia people first settled the Waapaahšiki Siipiiwi (Wabash River).  That post left off with the question: what held all these unique villages, spread over hundreds of miles, together as a group?  Prior to contact with Europeans, each village had their…

Walking Myaamionki

Peempaliyankwi Myaamionki – Walking Myaamionki In our last post we looked at our people’s story of emergence from the waters of Saakiiweesiipiwi (St. Joseph River near South Bend, Indiana) onto Myaamionki, our traditional homelands.[1] As we saw in that story, our ancestors constructed a village at that location, but after an unknown amount of time…