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 area.



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 bear.


Currently the Land Element (Forest) of the logo is used.