Fort McCoy News November 22, 2013

PHOTO FOCUS: National Native American Heritage

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Storyteller

Author, poet and columnist Jim Northrup speaks to members of the Fort McCoy community during the post's observance of National Native American Heritage Month.

Northrup, a member of the Anishinaabe, informed and entertained the audience as he shared several of his poems as well as stories of his childhood, his military service with the U.S. Marine Corps, and the culture and customs of the Anishinaabe.

Following the presentation, Northrup responded to audience questions.

Photos by Lou Ann M. Mittelstaedt

 

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