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Staci Drouillard Presents on Chippewa City at Grand Marais Public Library

Feb 20, 2024 10:43AM ● By Content Editor
Photo: Staci Drouillard. Images courtesy of Staci Drouillard.

From the Grand Marais Public Library - February 20, 2024

The Grand Marais Public Library invites the public to join Staci Lola Drouillard for a presentation called Chippewa City: Home and the History of Small Places. The talk takes place on Wednesday, March 6, 2024 at 6 PM. All are welcome. The event is free and open to the public.


Staci Lola Drouillard is a Grand Portage Band of Ojibwe direct descendant. She lives and works in her hometown of Kitchibitobig—Grand Marais, on Minnesota’s North Shore of Lake Superior. Her first book Walking the Old Road: A People’s History of Chippewa City and the Grand Marais Anishinaabe (UMP, 2019) won the Hamlin Garland Prize in Popular History, the Northeastern Minnesota Book Award for nonfiction and was a finalist for a Minnesota Book Award. Her second book Seven Aunts (UMP, 2022) won the 2023 Minnesota Book Award for Memoir and Creative nonfiction, the Northeastern Minnesota Book Award and was a “Minnesota Reads” selection at the Library of Congress National Book Festival. Staci works as a radio producer for WTIP North Shore Community Radio and authors the monthly column Nibi Chronicles for Great Lakes Now, a branch of Detroit Public Media.

This program is made possible thanks to support from the Library Friends of Cook County. It is Grand Marais Public Library’s mission to increase knowledge, inspire creativity, remove barriers, and build community across Cook County. 

Are you interested in learning about free, upcoming events at the library? Access our downloadable calendar via, or call us at 218-387-1140. 
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