(Reposted from The Progressive)
By Daniel Brown: As traditional crops decline due to climate change, Ojibwe fishermen in Wisconsin continue to be harassed – and even shot at – by local whites.
Manitowish Waters Historical Society: Research Update on White Sands Lake
Manitowish Waters Historical Society Screencast – Threads of History: Manitowish Chain Fur Trade
The Legacy of 150 Years of Logging and its Effect on Wild Rice
A panel presentation from the WI Historical Society 2020 Local History and Historic Preservation Conference, Oct 21-23, 2020.
Featuring: Joe Graveen, Wild Rice Technician, Wild Rice Cultural Enhancement Program, Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians Cindi Stiles, Archaeologist and Historic Preservation Consultant Greg “Biskakone” Johnson, Teacher, Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians
Joe Graveen of the Lac du Flambeau Tribe shares the importance of wild rice for the community.
(Reposted from Friends of the Boundary Waters)
By Pete Marshall: In the fight to keep copper-sulfide mining from gaining a foothold in Minnesota and polluting one of the most stunning tracts of wilderness in the United States, Friends of the Boundary Waters Wilderness has been privileged to partner with many organizations and communities, including the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa, Their traditional hunting, fishing and ricing grounds along the St. Louis River are directly downstream of PolyMet’s proposed copper-sulfide mine. We are currently working with on lawsuits to stop PolyMet. Their fight illustrates how clean water binds community, traditions and human health.