Introduction to In The Watershed: A Journey Down The Maumee River

The Maumee River does not begin. Formed out of the confluence of the St. Joseph River from the north, and the St. Marys River from the south, it is a continuation, flowing eastward and slightly northward through northeast Indiana and northwest Ohio, eventually opening out 137 miles later into the southwest corner of Lake Erie.

2017-09-08T12:48:37+00:00 September 7th, 2017|

The Last, First Miami Speakers

The story of the Miami language over the course of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries is one of fracture and dissolution. In this it is not unique among Native languages—or cultures. In fact, it’s difficult to talk about one without the other.

2017-07-21T12:18:48+00:00 July 14th, 2017|

Family Bones

My great-grandfather was nearly 60 years old when he dug a basement in his backyard and built part of a house on top of it.

2018-04-27T12:29:25+00:00 August 12th, 2015|