Meaning of logo symbols (from artist Cherie Routhier)
The logo was derived from Anishinaabeg (Ojibwa) pictographs of the pre-Europeran
contact period. The picture writing system was in widespread use in the Great Lakes
Four directions, Spirits over Kitchi-Gami (Great Lake, Superior) with many islands
and rivers. Great spirits under water, bird, and fish totems and a healing spirit
Currently the Land Element (Forest) of the logo is used.