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Sacred Places: Eagle Rock | Jessica Koski tells the story of Eagle Rock, an Anishinaabe sacred place in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula that’s now surrounded by a copper mine.

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Show Me te Money: The Economy on the Iron Range | Many legislators look at mining towns in Minnesota and Michigan as examples to promote new mining legislation in their state. But the economic truth may not be so rosy. Are the economic benefits really worth the risk? Trouble viewing in Internet Explorer? Click here

Directed by Shana McKay Burns, Produced by Jason Lucero, Cinematography by Arianna LaPenne, Edited by Emma Morris, Additional Cinematography & Editing by Shana McKay Burns

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Protect Our Future, by Jordan Principato, Shania Jackson, Ahpahnae Thomas, Patty Loew, Ph.D. (technical advisor)  | Three Ojibwe teenagers from the Bad River Band of Lake Superior Chippewa, examine the spiritual, cultural, and environmental impact of a proposed open-pit taconite mine at the headwaters of their tribe’s ancient wild rice beds. With an introduction by Tribal Chairman, Mike Wiggins, Jr.

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Downstream, by Tom Lynn | A short documentary examining how a proposed mine will affect the Bad River community and environment of Wisconsin.

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Edith Leoso on Wild Rice & the Sloughs, by Students from the Madison Metropolitan School District and UW-Madison | Earth Partnership for Schools video of Edith Leoso explaining the importance of the Bad River Sloughs and wild rice.

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Cyrus Hester at Caroline Lake, by Students from the Madison Metropolitan School District and UW-Madison | Environmental Specialist, Cyrus Hester discusses modern mining practices and balancing economic development with environmental protection.

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The LCO Harvest & Education Camp, by Students from the Madison Metropolitan School District and UW-Madison | Earth Partnership for Schools explores treaty rights at the LCO Harvest & Education Camp in Wisconsin’s Penokee Hills.

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The Geology of the Penokees, by Students from the Madison Metropolitan School District and UW-Madison | Professor Tom Fitz talks with Earth Partnership for Schools about the geology of Wisconsin’s Penokee Hills.

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Exploring Water Quality, by Students from the Madison Metropolitan School District and UW-Madison | The Earth Partnership for Schools learns the science behind determining water quality in our environment.

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  • Jim Limbach on June 1, 2013 at 2:20 pm said:

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    These are three very important messages. We’ve drawn the line. What has happened in Minnesota and at Eagle Rock will not happen to the Penokees w/o a life or death struggle.

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