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Final Appellate Decision on the Eagle Project

Final Appellate Decision 11-23-11 Judge Manderfield affirmed the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality’s decision to issue a permit for the Eagle sulfide mining project in the Upper Peninsula.  Prior to this decision, Rio Tinto started blasting and drilling a portal … Continue reading

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Miskwaabik and Biiwaabik, or Manoomin and Niibi?

Copper and Iron or Wild Rice and Water? *Reprinted from a publication by Honor the Earth. New mining projects threaten the water, land, wild rice and people of the Great Lakes.  Over the past three hundred years, people have spoken … Continue reading

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Keweenaw Now: KBIC welcomes 2011 Mother Earth Water Walk participants

Click to view original post on Keweenaw Now By Michele Bourdieu Keweenaw Bay Indian Community (KBIC) member Terri Denomie, left, joins Josephine Mandamin of Thunder Bay, Ont., during the 2011 Mother Earth Water Walk, on the way to the final … Continue reading

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‘Mining Impacts on Native Lands’ Film Series

 

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Keweenaw Bay Indian Community Lake Superior Day Event

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Mother Earth Water Walk Update: REVISED

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Video: Yakutat Forelands are not for sale

We just received news of this video from folks in Yakutat, Alaska near the Tongass National Forest fighting to protect the Yakutat Forelands from mining development.  This struggle is a collective struggle we face as Native peoples across this country, … Continue reading

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