Monthly Archives: June 2010

Stand for the Land Rally at Michigan Capitol: They sang, they cried, they proclaimed Mother Nature First! as Native Americans, non-Natives protested the raid on sacred Eagle Rock and continued the fight against Kennecott Eagle Minerals nickel and copper mine on the Yellow Dog Plains near Lake Superior

THEY STOOD UP FOR THE THREATENED LAND ON MICHIGAN’S YELLOW DOG PLAINS NEAR LAKE SUPERIOR !! American Indians, non-Natives joined forces to Stand for the Land at Michigan State Capitol on June 3, 2010 to protest the huge police raid … Continue reading

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Kennecott Minerals attacks Ojibwa Camp: Mining Company orders large police raid on sacred Eagle Rock, arrest two Ojibwa campers and destroys camp to build nickel and copper mine

On orders from an international mining company on Thursday, May 27, 2010, dozens of heavily armed police raided a month old Ojibwa camp at sacred Eagle Rock in northern Michigan. Sacred Eagle Rock and the Yellow Dog Plains are State … Continue reading

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