As reported on Earth First! Newswire, and Indian Country News, “The Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe tribe has opened a treaty harvest and educational camp on public lands in the Penokee Hills, near the site of the proposed worlds largest open pit iron mine, upstream from the Bad River Reservation.” Read More at,
Sunday, April 14, 2013, 6-8 PM | The Public House Tavern, 815 E. Locust St., Riverwest Milwaukee, WI
A dramatic re-telling of the late 1980s/early 1990s Chippewa spearfishing controversy and Boatlanding Witness in northern Wisconsin. After the presentation, there will be a discussion and updates on the Bad River/Penokee Hills struggle, and an update on Chippewa spearing and cultural food-sovereignty today.
Presentation by Rick Whaley, Ben and Dona Yahola, Dave Denomie, James Mincey, the Bresette family and LdF (invited).
This event will include potluck food at 5:45 PM, with liquid refreshments for purchase at the bar. Bring your own plate and eating utensils. ADMISSION IS FREE, BUT YOU MUST BE age 21 or older to attend.
Rick was an organizer for the Boatlanding Witness for Non-Violence and was co-author with Walt Bresette of, Walleye Warriors: The Chippewa Treaty Rights Story.