On Wednesday, February 1, 2023, James Vukelich spoke to an overflow crowd about the Seven Grandfather Teachings. The Native American Center partnered with the Bay Mills Indian Community and Bay Mills Community College to bring him to campus. Vukelich is an Indigenous author, a social media personality, and the originator of the “Ojibwe Word of the Day” website. He is a linguist and highly sought after speaker who breaks down the Ojibwe language in a storytelling process for people to understand the meaning behind the words.
Click here to watch Vukelich’s full presentation.