Ojibwe Storytelling with Tinker Schuman

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@ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

About the Event

Tinker Schuman
A woman in black and white with a blue background and colorful butterflies and flowers. 

In Ojibwe culture, winter is storytelling season. The Wisconsin Historical Society is celebrating by featuring Ojibwe storytellers in a four-part virtual series every Tuesday evening at 7 pm from Jan. 9-30, 2024.

Tinker Schuman is a published poet, storyteller, pipe carrier, artist, tribal elder and spiritual helper. She is called Migizikwe, Eagle Woman. Tinker is the author of Baa Bii Dwe We Win: Sounds of Living, Reborn in the Sun, and co-author of The Healing Blanket.  Tinker attended the Institute of American Indian Arts in Santa Fe, and has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Education. She has been a member of Ancestral Women, a performance group, and is featured in the Women and Water: Woven Portraits from Around the World, a fiber arts exhibit by Mary Burns. Tinker is an enrolled member of the Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians, and has two children, seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.


After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

Looking for recordings from past Ojibwe Winter Storytelling Series? Visit the Wisconsin Historical Society’s YouTube page to view recordings of past programs.

Cost: Free, Advance registration required.
Location: Online Webinar

For more information, please contact Liz Arbuckle at liz.arbuckle@wisconsinhistory.org or 715-685-2667