Lucy Savard describes her ancestors coming to the Saint Ignace area. Her great-grandfather was Louis Belonga, a French-Canadian and “the first white settler in Carp River, MI.” She describes her upbringing on the family farm in the Carp River-St. Ignace area, folk and Native medicines, folktales, food, foods for special occasions, moonshining, and carp, sucker, and smelt fishing.
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