Category Archives: Great Lakes

JoAnne Cook: “Water Is the Essence of Life”

Here, on the FLOW site. An excerpt: The Anishinaabek, who are the Indigenous people from the Great Lakes area, are born with an innate sense of our connection to everything around us. We feel the connection between us and all … Continue reading

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News Profile on Line 5 and Tribal Treaty Rights

Here is “‘We were here first’: Tribes say Line 5 pipeline tunnel ignores treaty rights.”

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Michigan Radio Articles on Line 5

Here is “Commenters oppose new Line 5 anchor supports, accuse state of ignoring concerns.” And “Animation: Watch Line 5 accumulate 147 anchor supports in 16 years.“

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News from the Wisconsin Bar

Toni Caldwell: Preserving Menominee Indian Culture Starlyn Tourtillott elected State Bar secretary

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Attorney for Menominee Tribe Nominated for WI State Bar Position

Here.

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ETP Spills Two Million Gallons of Drilling Material in Ohio

Energy Transfer Partners’ Rover Pipeline construction spill mucks up Ohio wetlands   HERE.

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The Wisconsin Experiment

“Donald Trump’s war on the environment was prototyped by far-right politicians in state government. We can learn from Indigenous communities who fought back in the name of science and democracy — and won.“ In the opening months of the Trump … Continue reading

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Spring 2017 Michigan Indian Legal Services Newsletter

Download(PDF): MILS_Spring_2017_newsletter

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Bringing Native History to Mackinac Island

Here. This has been the result of years of hard work and relationship building. Eric Hemenway has done amazing work on this. “We want to show in the Biddle House that the tribes were not just these passive participants in … Continue reading

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Michigan Court of Appeals Finds Law Adding Wolves to List of Game Species Unconstitutional

The unpublished opinion is here. The Court found that Public Act 281 (which added wolves to the list of game species) violated the Title-Object Clause of the Michigan Constitution. PA 281 was passed with the provision that kept portions of … Continue reading

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