July 21, 10 am to 4 PM
Detroit Bookfair (Vending)

August 9-10 (Tentative)
Plant Walk or Plant Class

Ojibwe Museum of Culture
Heritage Days

August 12
Northern Michigan Small Farmers Conference
Food Forest Permaculture Apple and Nut Tree Garden
Click here to register

August 16-18
Blueberry Festival
Paradise MI

​September 6th - 8th
Great Lakes Herb Faire
Chelsea MI

September 16-18 (Tentative)
Americans Food and Beverage Trade show
Miami, FL

October 1-3
Indigenous Voices (Private event)
Troy Historic Village 
Troy, MI

October 2 
Jim McDonald & Nathan Wright
Proud Lake State Park

October 8-10
Indigenous Voices (Private event)
Troy Historic Village 
Troy, MI

October 9 (Tentative)
Jim McDonald & Nathan Wright
Proud Lake State Park

October 26
Great Turtle Race
Mackinaw Island, MI

November 13 at 1PM
Using Medicinal Herbs for Natural Pain Relief
Burtchville Branch
7093 Second Street
Lakeport, MI 

November 13 at 6PM
Plants Used By the Anishinabek of the Great Lakes
St Clair Branch
310 S. Second St.
St. Clair, MI 

November 14 at 1PM
Plants Used By the Anishinabek of the Great Lakes
Marine City Branch
300 South Parker
Marine City, MI

November 14 at 6PM
Using Medicinal Herbs for Natural Pain Relief
Ira Township Branch
7013 Meldrum Road
Fair Haven, MI 

December 2-6, 2024 (Tentative)
Trade Mission

December 10-12 (Tentative)
Intertribal Agriculture Council (IAC)
Las Vegas, NV

Nathan Wright aka Spiritman from the Sun is available for speaking engagements.  His topics include: Indigenous Herbalism, Gardening medicinal herbal plants, Mushrooms, Indigenous history, perspectives and politics.  His audiences have been grade school children, University students all the way up to our respected elders.

Contact Nathan Wright

(Spiritual name: Spiritman from the Sun or Giizus Su Win en eh) of the Crane Clan, is a tribal member of the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians with First Nations ancestry.

Nathan is a descendant of  medicine people from both of his Indigenous parents.

Nathan continues his ancestors’ legendary plant medicine work by ethically wild harvesting and making medicines from the same areas as his ancestors. 

He is the owner of the Herbal Lodge, which is a USA made, certified Native American and veteran owned company focusing on natural/organic skin care, pain relief and medicinal tea products using natural/organic and wild harvested herbs or mushroom ingredients. He has traveled the world in support of his business.

He is an Indigenous Herbalist and certified mushroom expert.

Residing in Petoskey Michigan Nathan is a firm believer of his Anishinabek cultural teachings. “If you do things in a good way, good things will happen,” is one of his favorite teachings. He offers many online videos for culture and herbal teachings.

He has taught plant related classes at University of Michigan Biological Station, Michigan State University Extension, Northern Michigan Small Farm Conference, Annual Great Lakes Foragers Gathering, Virtual Intertribal Food Summit, Great Lakes Herb Faire, Tuskegee University Earth Week and Master Gardener Association of Northwest Michigan.

Wright is a board member of United Plant Savers. And a proud Father of his daughter Autumn.

He is working on a YouTube or possibly TV show about plant medicines and indigenous culture.

He is a water protector, was at Standing Rock. And continues to work on getting oil pipelines of Michigan and beyond.



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Spiritman Cultural Teachings on YouTube

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