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Native Harvest Maple Syrup is hand harvested by the people of White Earth. Making maple syrup is an ancient tradition of our people. It was the native people who showed the colonists how to make maple sugar and maple syrup; one of the many skills that enabled the settlers to survive. Each spring, during Moon of the Boiling Sap, known as Iskigamizige-giizis in the Ojibwe languge, Ojibwe families would return to the same stand of maple trees where they had established sugar bush camps. Some sugar camps have been in the same family for many generations.   The right time...

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