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Grassroots Organizing Bootcamp | MI?>

Saturday-Sunday, May 24-25, 2014 | Marquette, MI

May 24, 2014, 10am-5pm

May 25, 2014, 11am-6pm

Presenters: Michelle Halley, Chuck Brumleve, Kathleen Heideman, Alexandra Thebert, and others.

Hosted by Save the Wild U.P., this 2-day training will focus on the science, problems, and policy of sulfide mining and effective ways to advocate for your community.

Space is limited for this free training. RSVP is required.

RSVP via email at, rsvp@savethewildup.org

or call (906) 662-9987

For additional information visit SWUP’s event page at, www.facebook.com/events/1420318161565925

American Indian Sovereignty & Resource Management | WI?>

April 7-8, 2014 | University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI 53201

The Department of American Indian Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee will host this two day conference on American Indian Sovereignty and Resource Management.

Speakers |

Bad River Tribal speakers include Michael Wiggins, Jr., Bad River Tribal Chairman, Edith Leoso, Tribal Historic Preservation Officer, Aurora Conley, Vice-Chairperson-Anishinabe Environmental Protection Alliance, Jill Hartlev, Adolescent Life-Skills Coordinator, Jo Rose Sr., Tribal Elder, Mary Lou Salawater, Tribal Elder

Sokaogon Chippewa Tribal speakers include Fred Ackley, Tribal Elder, Frances Van Zile, Tribal Elder, Robert Van Zile, Ojibwe instructor, Indian Community School, Tina Van Zile, Environmental Director at Sokaogon Chippewa Community

The Conference is free and open to the public. No registration is required.

For more information and a complete schedule visit the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee website.

Or contact, carym@uwm.edu

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