By Mike Simonson
The human history of Isle Royale and its 200 surrounding islands dates back 4,500 years to aboriginal prehistoric copper mining with quarries that still exist to newer things like the four 19th century lighthouses.
“This is a great effort,” she says. “This is the first time that the tribes have been contacted about something like this by the National Park Service of Isle Royale.”
For more on Isle Royale, see Review of American Indians and National Parks.