In Their Own Words - Chief Dean Sayers, Batchewana First Nations
Dean Sayers is the Chief of Batchewana First Nation (2016). Their traditional lands run along the Eastern shore of Lake Superior from Batchewana Bay to Whitefish Island at Bawating (Sault Ste. Marie). Chief Sayers grew up in Batchewana village where he worked with his father and brother in the First Nation's commercial fishing industry.
Chief Dean Sayers of Batchewana First Nation speaks to Anishinaabe students at East View Elementary School in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Canada.
Early History - Before the Settlers
Later History - After Settlers