• Stockton Island, looking south.

    Apostle Islands

    National Lakeshore Wisconsin

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Bad River Ojibwe
Home of the Ojibwe
This area named the Apostle Islands is home for some of the Ojibwe people who live throughout the Great Lakes.
 
The Fishery Today
The Hokenson Fishery
After several unsuccessful years on the farm the brothers bought three pound nets and began fishing commercially.

 
Farm worker Axel Anderson with draft horses, Sand Island.
Farming in the Apostles
A four-foot cucumber... a 70-pound squash... potatoes eight inches around!

Did You Know?

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Lake Superior showed a 79% decrease in ice cover from 1973 to 2010 based on analysis of historical satellite images from that period. - (Wang et. al., 15 Feb., 2012, Journal of Climate)