Anishnabai of Temagami
Michael Paul
Michael Paul,
Temagami First Nation

Michael Paul was an Elder of Temagami First Nation (TFN) and in early 1980s related stories and legends of his people to archeologist Thor Conway.

He took part in Red Squirrel Road blockades in Temagami, which were a part of Temagamis' struggle to protect their ancestral lands.

This photo is taken at the place of blockades, M.Paul is offering a prayer in tobacco burning ceremony.