Notes from Reservation River

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Writer Jess Koski is a Grand Portage tribal member and dispatches his “Jessays,” from his home on the shore of Lake Superior, in Chi Oni Gaming.

Writer Jess Koski is a Grand Portage tribal member and dispatches his “Jessays,” from his home on the shore of Lake Superior, in Chi Oni Gaming.


10 Pieces

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Winter berry picking and the story of the Bear Berry tree, from the perspective of Grand Portage writer Jess Koski.

  • Added: Jan 09, 2022
  • Length: 04:18
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Travel the highways and byways with Jess Koski, from Big Bend to Reservation River Road and back again.

  • Added: Jan 09, 2022
  • Length: 05:00
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Jess visits Minong (Isle Royale), and ponders the ancient migration routes of Monarch butterflies.

  • Added: Oct 02, 2021
  • Length: 04:45
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Jess asks about the condition of birch trees on the Shore and explains what it means when a friend has a case of birch envy.

  • Added: Sep 26, 2021
  • Length: 04:49
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Jess ponders the history and cultural value of an old, iron pot.

  • Added: Sep 26, 2021
  • Length: 04:38
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In this segment, Jess returns home from an East Coast visit, avoiding a plane crash and following the migration route of the Lake Superior Anishina...

  • Added: Aug 01, 2021
  • Length: 04:59
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Writer Jess Koski is a Grand Portage tribal member and dispatches his “Jessays,” from his home on the shore of Lake Superior, in Chi Oni Gaming.

  • Added: Jul 06, 2021
  • Length: 04:30
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Writer Jess Koski is a Grand Portage tribal member and dispatches his “Jessays,” from his home on the shore of Lake Superior, in Chi Oni Gaming.

  • Added: Jul 06, 2021
  • Length: 05:20
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Writer Jess Koski is a Grand Portage tribal member and dispatches his “Jessays,” from his home on the shore of Lake Superior, in Chi Oni Gaming.

  • Added: Jul 06, 2021
  • Length: 04:45
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Writer Jess Koski is a Grand Portage tribal member and dispatches his “Jessays,” from his home on the shore of Lake Superior, in Chi Oni Gaming.

  • Added: Jun 30, 2021
  • Length: 04:35