Bay Mills History Department
Wanda Perron and Paula Carrick are members of the Carrick family and
work for the Bay Mills Indian Community History Department. This
department has been in operation for over a decade. Their office is located in the Armella Parker Senior Building and open Monday thru Friday.
Originally they were members of a committee developed to aid Dr.
Charles Cleland of Michigan State University in research for a book of
their history. The committee consisted of 12 members all involved in
researching old photos, documents and interviewing elders.
Department was created as a result of all the full time research
The book's title "The Place of the Pike" (Gnoozhekaaning), is a
History of the Bay Mills Indian Community. Gnoozhekaaning is the name
given to the area by the local Ojibwe. The book has been published by
the University of Michigan Press and has been available since the spring
Contact: Wanda Perron, 906.248.8459
Paula Carrick , 906.248.8458