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Dunes, islands reminders of family of bears

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The other day a couple of friends and I were talking and the subject of the bear came up. As I was talking I remembered a story that grandfather told me.

As a young boy he lived in the Manistee area, and one of the “Wise Ones” told him the story. It is quite old, and it goes like this:

The time was long before any Europeans were here, when there were more animal brothers around than Indians. The animals got along better with each other because they had a mutual agreement that they wouldn't harm each other except when necessary.

It is said that at one time there were plenty of bears living in Wisconsin. One time there was a mother (Muckwa) bear and she had two cubs, so she had her hands full taking care of and raising them.   more...


 



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