Wisconsin Historical Society | Ojibwe Storytelling w/Tinker Schuman

Tinker Schuman

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.
Cost is free. Advanced registration required.