Wahnabezee and the River Park Question: A [Hi]story-telling Workshop

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Sunday November 21

2:00 PM  –  4:00 PM

Join us for a session on [hi]storytelling about Wahnabezee and the river park question!

Building on the ongoing collaboration between the Detroit Historical Society and the Detroit River Story Lab, this event invites participants to a multi-layered reading of Wahnabezee, aka Belle Isle Park in Detroit, and the enduring river park question. Through oral histories and archival material, maps and counter-maps, timelines and imagination, the session invites a conversation on Belle Isle as a palimpsest in the making, a living cultural landscape. Join speakers and graduate students from Taubman College University of Michigan as they share their stories and welcome the contributions of all attendants as we co-create collective past, present and imagined future [hi]stories about Belle Isle.