Harbor Springs restaurant becomes first to embrace Odawa tribal language


Aanii Biindigen. Miigwech baamaapii. Hello, come in. Thank you, until later.

Those traditional greetings in Anishinaabemowin, the language of the Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians, were lettered on the front door Tuesday at Out to Lunch, a breakfast and lunch restaurant on State Street in Harbor Springs, embracing the language of the people who first lived in Northern Michigan.

The move is one Odawa tribal members hope the local community in and around Harbor Springs -- where the tribe is based -- will potentially begin a movement to embrace its local Native American heritage...

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Hubbard, Brandon. "Harbor Springs restaurant becomes first to embrace Odawa tribal language." Petoskey News. June 12, 2013. Article. (http://www.petoskeynews.com/news/featured/pnr-harbor-springs-restaurant-..., accessed May 31, 2023)

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