Chippewa Lake: A Community in Search of an Identity by Cindy L. Hull

By Cindy L. Hull

Chippewa Lake is an idyllic waterfront group in north-central Michigan, well liked by retirees and weekenders. The lake is surrounded through a rural farming neighborhood, however the quarter is dealing with a tough transition as neighborhood demographics shift, and because it transforms from an agriculture-based economic climate to at least one that is dependent upon salary hard work. As farms have disappeared, neighborhood citizens have hired quite a few techniques to conform to a brand new fiscal constitution. The neighborhood, in the meantime, has been indelibly laid low with the appearance of rookies and retirees hard the agricultural cultural values. An anthropologist with a heritage in sociology, Cindy L. Hull deftly weaves jointly oral bills, historical records, and player surveys compiled from her approximately thirty years of residing within the sector to create a textured portrait of a neighborhood in flux.

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