Category Archives: wilderness

Shame on northern Michigan Democrats who have sold out to evil sulfide acid mining

Shame, Shame, Shame: A Message to northern Michigan Democrats who have lost their core values One disillusioned Democratic supporter calls a spade a spade If Northern Michigan Democrats get beaten by Republicans in this election they can only blame themselves … Continue reading

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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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2009 Spirit of Place: God and the Bomb, a retreat Benedictine Monastery near Los Alamos National Laboratory

12th Anniversary Retreat
Spirit of Place
Encounters of Spirituality and the Environment

Wisdom in Wilderness: The Poetic Vision of Mary Oliver, a Spirit of Place kayaking trip retreat
Kayaking 40 miles along the shores of Lake Superior coastline
August 3-7, 2009
Cost: $850 (Limited to 10 persons)
Interfaith kayaking trip along 40 miles of Lake Superior shoreline, while reading journals of 16th Century Jesuit Missionaries to the Ojibwa tribe; discussions of spirituality and nature; hearty meals including smoked fish and homemade bread; Lodging in an Historic Inn and rustic lakeside cabins.
Facilitators: Rev. John Magnuson & Rev. Lee Goodwin

God and the Bomb

Science, Faith and the Future of Nuclear Technology
Nov. 12-15, 2009
Pecos Benedictine Monastery, New Mexico
(20 miles north of Santa Fe and 60 miles from Los Alamos)
Historical perspectives on the development of the Atomic Bomb
Small group dialogues on the faith and science with psycho-social insights on the challenge of nuclear technology
Prayers and reflection with members of the Benedictine Community
Ethical considerations for the promise and threat of nuclear energy
Afternoons in Santa Fe and at the Los Alamos National Laboratory with daily hikes in the Sangre de Christo Mountains.
Presenters:
Larry Rasmussen, PhD., Reinhold Niebuhr Professor Emeritus of Social Ethics, Union Theological Seminary
Robert Kraus, PhD., Deputy Director of Research and Development, Los Alamos National Laboratory
Facilitator:
Rev. Jon Magnuson, Director, nonprofit Cedar Tree Institute,
Cost: $850
Limited to 12 persons
Registration Deadline: September 1, 2009
Requires a $250 deposit
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Interfaith Respect Series #1: Islamic Center of America Imam Hassan Qazwini

Interfaith Respect Series #1: Islamic Center of America Imam Hassan Qazwini talks about his life during fall 2009 visit to Marquette, MI Interfaith Respect has long been a goal of the Upper Peninsula EarthKeeper Team in northern Michigan. Interfaith graphics … Continue reading

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