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GLIN==> Public Input Session on Native American Programs that Protect and Restore Lake Superior

Submitted by Lissa Radke <lradke@northland.edu>

Public Input Session: Native American/First Nations Activities that Protect and Restore Lake Superior Basin


The Lake Superior Binational Forum will be hosting a free public input session called ?The Seventh Generation: Native American Activities that Protect and Restore the Lake Superior Basin? on Saturday, September 10, 2005, from 8:30 a.m. to Noon at the Grand Portage Lodge and Casino, Grand Portage, MN. Refreshments will be served.


Speakers from American and Canadian tribes will talk about what they are doing to protect and restore the natural environment, especially regarding food sources such as wild rice bed and fisheries restorations. Speakers include a representative from Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa, Great Lakes Indian Fish and Wildlife Commission, Bad River Band of Lake Superior Chippewa, and a First Nations? representative from Ontario.


In addition to learning what Tribes and First Nations are doing to protect the natural environment, the public is invited to tell the Binational Forum what Lake Superior issues are important to them and what is needed to adequately protect the lake from harm.


For more information contact the US Coordinator at (715) 682-1489; lradke@northland.edu.




Lissa Radke

US Coordinator

Lake Superior Binational Forum

Sigurd Olson Environmental Institute at Northland College

Ashland WI 54806


FAX  715-682-1218


"Water is life, and the quality of water determines the quality of life."

--Lake Superior Binational Forum vision statement