The Sugar Bush

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Waseyabin and her mother show young readers how they collect and process maple syrup from the sugar bush (maple trees), a tradition that has been carried through their family for several generations.

Available in paperback only.  Sugar Bush, by Winona LaDuke and Waseyabin Kapashesit.  1999, 16 pages, color photos by John Ratzloff.

Waseyabin and her mother show young readers how they collect and process maple syrup from the sugar bush (maple trees), a tradition that has been carried through their family for several generations. 

From Winona LaDuke: Wasey and I are Anishinaabeg. We live on the White Earth Reservation and love our woods. Our way of life is tied to the land and to keeping our traditions alive. Wasey and I wanted to share how we feel about our forest with you.
 
From Waseyabin Kapashesit: My mom and I like to go into the woods together. We like our life here in White Earth. My mom and I wrote this book about the sugar bush because I wanted to share with other kids how the forest in a part of us.

Publisher: Rigby