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BREAKING NEWS: Wisconsin Mining Bill is Dead

March 16, 2013 by Barbara With According to the League of Conservation Voters, the controversial mining bill that passed through the Assembly but was stopped in the Senate is officially dead. A “public” hearing had been scheduled for Monday, March 19 in the Judiciary committee to discuss the consideration of the bill during a possible […]

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Leaders of the Wisconsin Indian Tribes. From Left: Left is Stewart Bearhart, (St. Croix) Bob Chicks, (Stockbridge-Munsee) Ed Delgago, (Oneida) Craig Corn, (Menominee) Mike Wiggins, (Bad River Ojibwe) Mic Isham, (Great Lake Indian Fish and Wildlife Commission) front is Tom Maulson (Lac du Flambeau) and Harold "Gus" Frank, (Forest County Potawatomi)

Corporate Press Misrepresents State of the Tribes Address as Pro-Mining

By Barbara With, photos by Rebecca Kemble Even as Jon Greendeer, president of the Ho-Chunk Nation, was delivering a wry but laser-sharp message during the Eighth Annual State of the Tribes address in Madison WI on Tuesday, the corporate press was preparing yet another propaganda story about mining. This time they were fabricating the tribes’ […]

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