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First dugout canoe produced on Mooningwanaakaning (Madeline Island) since 1854

August 24, 2022 By Paul DeMainVideo by Rebecca Kemble Saturday and Sunday, August 20-21 were ceremonial days for the “oshkimitigojiman” canoe extended to those who were deeply involved with producing the first dugout canoe on Mooningwanaakaning (Madeline Island) since 1854, as far as we can determine. Saturday there were prayers and songs for touching the […]

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Winona LaDuke celebrates her birthday on Mooningwaanikaaning in Lake Superior on Madeline Island in a benefit for the water

August 18, 2022

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National Congress of American Indians Adopts Rights of Nature Resolution

Largest American Indian and Alaska Native Organization Supports Rights of Nature June 28, 2022 Contact:Guy Reiter, Menīkānaehkemanahkwet@hotmail.com Mari Margil, Center for Democratic and Environmental Rightsmmargil@centerforenvironmentalrights.org At its meeting in Anchorage earlier this month, the National Congress of American Indians (NCAI) adopted a resolution in support of the rights of nature. Menīkānaehkem and the Center for Democratic and Environmental Rights […]

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Treaty/Water Protectors Begin Walk from Superior to Ashland

June 12, 2022 Treaty/water protectors left Superior on June 11, headed for Ashland, Wisconsin by June 25th to meet up with the Communities United by Water celebration taking place on that day. Led by indigenous women from Miskwaagamiiwi-Zaagaiganing (Red Lake) and Gaa-waabaabiganikaag (White Earth) in Minnesota, and Basaabikaang (Red Cliff) and Mashkiiziibii (Bad River) in […]

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Enbridge to Host Reception on Mackinac Island for Elected Officials

May 26, 2022 Next week, the Detroit Regional Chamber of Commerce will conduct its policy conference on Mackinac Island. Enbridge will host a reception there on Tuesday evening with many of Michigan’s Congressional representatives and both Senators as special guests. So at the Grand Hotel, many of the people sent to Congress to represent you […]

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ACTION ALERT: Tell the Army Corps NO to Rubber Stamping oil pipelines

May 13, 2022 Click here to learn how you can tell the Army Corps of Engineers to stop using the NWP 12 for fossil fuel infrastructure projects. The NWP (Nationwide permit) program was created as an alternative to the individual environmental 404 permitting process, so that activities and projects like boat ramps or mooring buoys that […]

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EPA says Enbridge’s plans for Line 5 may permanently damage water quality, aquatic life, and native habitat

March 22, 2022 Adapted from article EPA raises red flags on Enbridge Line 5’s environmental and tribal impacts in Minnesota Healing Voices. The public is encouraged to submit written comments on the Enbridge Draft Environmental Impact Statement by email or regular mail. Submit electronic and hardcopy written comments at any time through Friday, April 15, 2022, […]

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More evidence of Enbridge Line 3 destruction uncovered in Northern Minnesota; public comment period still open for Line 5.

March 21, 2022 According to a report on Minnesota Public Radio today, the Minnesota DNR has released the details of more damage committed by Canadian multi-national fossil fuel corporation Enbridge while constructing Line 3 through northern Minnesota last year. The DNR has completed its investigation of three sites where crews installing the pipeline breached underground […]

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DNR Extends Public Comment Period For Draft Environmental Impact Statement On Proposed Enbridge Pipeline Relocation

March 16, 2022 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 16, 2022Contact: DNR Office of Communications DNRPress@wisconsin.gov MADISON, Wis. – The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) today announced it is extending the public comment period for the Draft Environmental Impact Statement that it has prepared for the proposed relocation of Enbridge’s Line 5 pipeline. The comment period is extended by one month and […]

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Enbridge Line 5 draft EIS denounced as “a very dangerous plan” in Wisconsin 2022 State of the Tribes address

February 24, 2022 Barbara With On February 22, Shannon Holsey, President of the Stockbridge-Munsee Band of Mohican Indians delivered the 2022 State of the Tribes Address from the Wisconsin State Capitol Assembly Chambers in Madison. President Holsey’s remarks on behalf of all Wisconsin Tribes included sharp criticism of the Enbridge Line 5 draft Environmental Impact […]

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