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Madeline Island Jingle Dress Dancer travels to Madison to dance at the capitol

March 27, 2019 By Barbara With On March 26, 2019, the Madeline Island Jingle Dress Dancer appeared in Madison on her first visit to the capitol to promoting healing. She was invited by WISDOM, a grassroots organization comprised mostly of religious congregations of many denominations, which works to have a common voice on issues of […]

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6th Anniversary of the “(Un)Forbidden Zone” of Northern Wisconsin

February 17, 2019 by Barbara With On Sunday, Feb. 24, people from around the state will gather once again in the Penokee Hills of northern Wisconsin to celebrate what was once designated “The Forbidden Zone” by the state legislature. For the sixth consecutive year, water protectors will snowshoe to the top of the hill at […]

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Sen. Risser (D-Madison) Sponsors Bill to Ban Blood Lust Sport Hunting Contests

  January 30, 2019 by Barbara With Sen. Fred Risser has drafted a bill that would ban the cruel and immoral wildlife killing contests, not only on national forest lands, but across the entire state. Hunting contests are events held by local hunting groups and taverns that charge an entry fee. Participants then kill as […]

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Why Joe Rose Sr is Best for District 12 County Supervisor

March 17, 2018 by Barbara With For the past four years, Joe Rose Sr. has represented Madeline Island on the Ashland County Board. Joe is an elder of the Bad River Band of Lake Superior Chippewa. He was a Director and Associate Professor of Native American Studies at Northland College where he taught for nearly forty years before […]

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Chequamegon Bay communities gather to unite after the tragic killing of Jason Pero

By Barbara With January 24, 2018 Last night, about 50 members of the Red Cliff, Bayfield, Washburn, Ashland, Bad River, and Madeline Island communities met in a talking circle to discuss how to move forward in unity after the death of Jason Pero. Jason was shot dead by an Ashland County officer last November. His […]

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January 23 Water Walk to Back 40 Wetland Permit Public Hearing

  View the public hearing on Aquilla’s Wetland Permit Application in Stephenson, Michigan on January 23, 2018 starting around 6pm (CST) and running until it ends on Indian Country TV . Please feel free to click into the IndianCountryTV Livestream studio site on the digital player and look at previous video programs on the same subject, and/or […]

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Six Arrested Protesting Pipeline Construction in Wisconsin

August 29, 2017  by Tara Houska Today, six water protectors were arrested in Douglas County, Wisconsin, while engaging in peaceful non-violent direct action to stop construction of the Line 3 pipeline project. One water protector, Alexander Good-Cane-Milk (Yankton Sioux Tribe), locked his body to construction equipment while a dozen others provided support and protection via […]

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Town of Bridge Creek Capitulates to Mining Company Again

August 6, 2017  by Christine Yellowthunder Sand mines will never repair nor compensate for the damages they impose on local government and communities. Trust in local government is dissolving at statements that “their hands are tied” when it comes to enforcing the town’s ordinances. The Town Board of Bridge Creek held a Special Meeting on […]

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Penokee Water Protectors Still Patrolling the Hills

February 19, 2017 by Barbara With Water protectors in the Penokee Hills in northern Wisconsin convened yesterday to celebrate the anniversary of stopping the construction of a 22-mile open-pit mountaintop removal iron ore mine in the watershed of Lake Superior. In 2011, lawyers for mining company Gogebic Taconite (GTac) were allowed to re-write Wisconsin mining […]

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Trump Regime Targets Water Protectors in Camp Eviction

February 2, 2017 by Barbara With Seventy-six water protectors were arrested yesterday near the confluence of the Cannonball and Missouri Rivers when they refused to leave the newly established Last Child camp. Last Child Camp moved across the road from Oceti Sakowin, which is being vacated due to the high potential for spring flooding. Chase Iron Eyes was […]

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