Reflections from the Ah­nish­i­nah­bæójib­way (We, the People)

February 23, 1996
[incomplete & unpublished]

Maple sugaring time is almost here—it’s time to start checking your taps, cleaning your kettles, and getting your wood supply ready to make a good healthy food.

We’ve still been using that old method, of the four poles in the ground, with a fork.  The old way of hauling sap, and tapping the trees is just about gone—using wooden stakes.  We’re now using drills and tapping... we’re using new methods now ...

Wub-e-ke-niew helps Louie and Susan Hallett haul maple sap, about 1985.

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