Lesson Plans and Resources

Mark Daniels Jr. reflects on the strength and support he receives from the Forest County Potawatomi Warriors Club. He shares how lessons learned in the ring transfer to life as a father in his community, “It’s always about survival. It’s about being disciplined. Then you have to take those ways and bring them into your lifestyle too.” Mark Jr. and the boxing club fight to continue their warrior tradition and make the Forest County Potawatomi community proud.

The Ways is a series of stories from Native communities around the central Great Lakes. This online educational resource explores connections between traditional ways and those of today. Additional resources including an interactive map, student learning questions, and an essay can be found at: