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Great Lake Water Protectors representing at COP 15; Deliver invoice to Enbridge for damages from building Line 3

December 13, 2022 Great Grandmother Mary Lyon and other Great Lakes Water Protectors deliver an invoice to Enbridge in Montreal for all the damage they’ve done to local communities when building Line 3 in northern Wisconsin. Photos and video: Rebecca Kemble

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Sierra Club offering assistance for Water Protectors to get to COP 15 in Montreal

December 2, 2022 Join us in Montreal December 10 -11 Do you have an up-to-date passport?  Want to visit Montreal in solidarity with water protectors there?  Want to show the Biden and Trudeau Administrations that we say NO to Line 5? Well, we can help you get there!  First, a few facts: COP 15, the […]

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Demand Federal Agencies Hold Enbridge Accountable for Line 3 Destruction

November 23, 2022 Ahead of construction of the Line 3 pipeline across northern Minnesota, scientists and water protectors predicted potential long-term and permanent hydrological disturbances and ecological destruction that could result from construction. Now that the project is complete, the Department of Natural Resources has publicly acknowledged three places where Enbridge pierced aquifers causing serious […]

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Wisconsin DNR sends Enbridge a list of demands

November 1, 2022 On October 31, 2022, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (WIDNR) sent Enbridge Energy a letter asking for data needed to prepare the environmental impact statement (EIS) for their proposed Line 5 reroute through the Bad River watershed. Among other things, the letter questions the drilling fluids—how many and what other damaging […]

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Gov. Evers affirms Tribal Sovereignty across Wisconsin

October 24, 2022 On September 30, 2022, Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers addressed activities on Madeline Island during the 168th anniversary celebration of the signing of the 1854 Treaty. “I am so looking forward to this sovereignty being embedded … it goes above and beyond just words. It is a solid promise from the State of […]

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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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