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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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Mining Madness: Northern Michigan “Acid Mine” insanity outlined in Dec. 5 documentary

Admission is free but donations are welcome at the Dec. 5, 2008 documentary event in Marquette, Michigan. Despite a passionate outcry by the public, Michigan officials – including the Democratic governor – are allowing an international mining company with deep … Continue reading

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