Ancestral Women: Wisconsin’s 12 Tribes

Wednesday, June 7, 2017 - Sunday, October 1, 2017

EnlargeAncestral Women Exhibit, Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center

Various jacquard weavings of the Turtle Clan and Tribal Elders


This exhibit featuring hand-woven portraits by Mary Burns will be on display through October 1, 2017. Through hand-woven jacquard weavings, the Ancestral Women Exhibit honors and celebrates elder women, one from each of the 12 Native American tribes in Wisconsin. 


Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center
Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center, 29270 County Hwy G
Ashland, WI 54806

Location Information

The Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center features a regional history center and archives, gift shop, art gallery, theater and a five-story observation tower offering a panoramic view of Lake Superior and the Apostle Islands region. Hike our trails! We have a 3/4-mile boardwalk interpretive trail that's not to be missed. Your cost is only time well spent.

Accessibility Information

Fully accessible to individuals requiring wheelchairs for mobility.