Demo: Wild Rice Hot Dish

September 25, 2021 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm America/Chicago Timezone
Ely Folk School
209 E Sheridan St
MN 55731

Saturday, September 25, 20213:00 PM – 5:30 PM

Tuition: $25

Join EFS Board Member, Rick Anderson, and a special guest — member of the Bois Forte Band of Chippewa, and famed cook Muriel Deegan — in making pork & wild rice hot dish. This demonstration-style class will provide participants with an opportunity to learn about wild rice courtesy of Muriel and Rick’s expertise, observe them as they prepare this classic hot dish (including cooking the wild rice & making homemade cream of mushroom soup), and enjoy a portion of hot dish in each others company.

About the Instructors; Muriel Deegan and Rick Anderson:

Muriel Deegan: I’m a Bois Forte enrollee. I live on the Bois Forte Reservation within the Lake Vermillion Sector. My maternal family is from here. I have five children, one of whom is no longer with us. I am a Grandma of 15 and Great-Grandma of 3. I am artistic with our beautiful Native American culture. I like beading, sewing, and cooking. I cook Wild Rice in a variety of different ways. Wild Rice doesn’t last long in our home. I am proud to belong to a culture that is ethically rich in Nature.

Rick Anderson: Life-long Ely resident and member of the Bois Forte Band of Ojibwe. My wife Polly and I share the joy of four daughters and their families. I love the land and water and all the life it supports. Avid hunter, fisher, and gatherer of the gifts of the Creator. I’m as comfortable in the company of people as in the solitude of nature.Heaven on earth is time spent on Burntside Lake and cruising the Echo Trail.Miigwech

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