Maple sugar candy

Maple sugar candy

Maple sugar candy molded into the shape of a maple leaf. From the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe, 1960–1985.

Making maple sugar on the Mille Lacs Reservation of Ojibwe

Making maple sugar on the Mille Lacs Reservation of Ojibwe

Making maple sugar on the Mille Lacs Reservation of Ojibwe, April 19, 1946. Photograph by Monroe P. Killy.

Making maple sugar on the Mille Lacs Reservation of Ojibwe

Making maple sugar on the Mille Lacs Reservation of Ojibwe

Making maple sugar on the Mille Lacs Reservation of Ojibwe, April 19, 1946. Photograph by Monroe P. Killy.

Making maple sugar on the Mille Lacs Reservation of Ojibwe

Making maple sugar on the Mille Lacs Reservation of Ojibwe

Making maple sugar on the Mille Lacs Reservation of Ojibwe, April 19, 1946. Photograph by Monroe P. Killy.

Birchbark cones with maple syrup

Birchbark cones with maple syrup

Set of seven birchbark cones mounted onto a wooden base. Four of the cones are filled with hardened maple syrup. Collected by Frances Densmore from the Grand Portage Reservation of Chippewa no later than 1930.

Um-be-quay (Mrs. John Mink) making maple sugar

Um-be-quay (Mrs. John Mink) making maple sugar

Um-be-quay (Mrs. John Mink) making maple sugar on the Mille Lacs Reservation of Ojibwe, ca. 1925.

Ojibwe women making maple sugar at Cass Lake

Ojibwe women making maple sugar at Cass Lake

Ojibwe women making maple sugar at Cass Lake on the Leech Lake Reservation of Ojibwe, ca. 1920.

Photograph of a Sap Strainer

Sap strainer

Sieve used to strain out impurities from maple syrup after it had been boiled down. Used no later than 1959. Forms part of the Jeannette O. and Harry D. Dyer Ojibwe Collection.

Image of wooden Maple sugaring skimming ladle

Maple sugaring skimming ladle

Ladle used as a maple sugaring skimmer by the Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa, 1900–1930.

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