December 2013

December Eagle River, Wisconsin Many Ways of Peace Calendar of Events

 Check out Concerned Chippewa Citizens Sand Frac Web Site

12.17.13 The upcoming Iron Co. Board Meeting: 6:00pm   County Board Room, Courthouse, Hurley, WI  WILL BOARD EVICT H.E.L.P.? READ MORE (This item was removed from the agenda)

12.27.13 Odanah, WI  Organized Chaos for the Penokees Meets 

12.31.13 Minneapolis MN Idle No More round Dance 2

December 2013

12.11.13 Bad River Lodge Casino, Odanah WI - Building Our Economy Through Regional Self-Reliance

12.11.13 Ashland, WI The Wild Rivers Chapter of Trout Unlimited Presents Wetlands of the Penokee Hills 7:00p.m. Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center

12.13.13 6pm Organized Chaos Penokee Potluck  - Bad River Youth Building, Odanah, WI

12.14.13 Wolf Stakeholder Caucus Madison, WI Public Library

12.03.13 Lac Courte Oreilles Reservation Casino  Convention CenterSocial Meal Gathering and Chat with Kathleen Vineout - "How do you get money out of politics? You Beat It- "Kathleen Vineout Meal at 6:00 PM

12.03.13 UW-Superior American Indians in the Military - Combat Veteran Reflections from Jim Northrup

12.05.13 Oma Town Hall Ann Coakley (DNR) and Dr. Tom Fitz  (Northland College) will discuss mining and Asbestos

12.07.13 Duluth, MN 1:00 Protect the Ma'iingan (Wolf) from Sport Hunting - Lake Avenue and Superior Street 

November 2013

11.26.13 Superior Public Library Oil Terminal project includes "As currently proposed, the terminal would load one barge every four days with Tar Sands crude oil to be shipped east via the Great Lakes."   Read another annoucement - First time Tar Sands will be shipped via the Great Lakes

11.05.13 7:00 PM at 135 Fisher Hall, MTU  Green Lecture Series, he will give a talk entitled  "The Economic Anomaly of Mining: Treasure and Tears." 

11.06 13

            9:45 to 11:15 AM, Copper Harbor Community Center.  FOLK will host a public reception for Dr. Power.  He will give a brief talk and discuss and respond to questions about his report.

            1:30 to 3:00 PM, Super 8 Motel, Houghton.  FOLK will host a public reception for Dr. Power.  He will make a brief presentation and then discuss and respond to questions about his report.

             7:00 PM, Ojibwa Senior Citizens Center, 208 Main Ave., Baraga.  Dr. Power will give the keynote address at the FOLK Annual Meeting, which is open to the  public.  The title of his talk is "The Western UP Quality of Life Economy: Choices for its Future."  The Annual Meeting begins at 6:30 PM. 

11.09.13  Milwaukee WI - Milwaukee Peace Action Center, 1001 E Keefe Ave - Frank K. Koehn will present the Penokee Hills Mining Story - Green Party Annual Meeting

11.10.13 - Stage North - Washburn, WI "Protect our Future, the documentary produced this summer by three Bad River teenagers" will be shown at the Big Water Film Festival. 

11.11.13 Ashland WI - DNR to hold public hearing on mining laws. WITC Ashland Room 305 4:00 - 7:00 P.M.

11.15.13 UW Eau Claire Health -  Effects of Sand Frac Mining and Iron Ore on Air Quality and Human health - 7:00 - 9:00 PM 

11.16.13 Bad River Potluck and Welcome for Dr. Michael McCawley and Bob Kincaid

11.16.13 - Ashland WI - Northland College The Penokee HIlls Education Project presents an evening with allies from West Virginia to discuss the discuss the health ramifications of blasting in the Penokee Hills. Alvord Theater 7:00 PM. 

11.18.13 Ashland WI One on One with GTac  Vaughn Public Library 4:30-6:00


Previous Events

February 2013

02. 01.03 Stevens Point - UWSP Tar Sands and the Penokee Mining Speakers and Events -  Skip Jones and Frank Koehn


02.08.13  Bad River - Odanah, WII  Organized Chaos for the Penokees Pot Luk - 715.292.7236 or 715.292.9331 for more information

02.09.13 Ashland - Legislative Listening Session AmericInn Ashland, WI 9:00 A.M.

02.14.13 New Richmond, WI Ready Randy's sponsored by St. Croix County Democratic Party 6:00 P.M. Allie Raven and Frank will present the  Penokee Hills Story

02.16.13 5th Annual Wisconsin Progressive Grassroots Festival  February 16, 2013 at 8am - 4pm Wisconsin Heights High School 10173 State Hw14, Mazomanie WI  Frank Koehn will present an update: Assault on the Penokees continues.....

02.16.13 Annual Mid Winter Social LCO Convention Center - Mike Wiggens, Jr., Jessica Koski, Bob Kincaid - Social  Dance and more

02.21.13 Merrill WI at the T.B. Scott Library 6:30 P.M.  Penokee Hills Update Speaker Frank Koehn

02.22 - 23.  from 3- 9:30 p.m.  and the 23rd from 9:30 a.m.- 5:30 p.m. we're hosting Campus Camp Wellstone  Northland College or contact:Clayton Russel:  

02.28.13 Idle No More Minneapolis, MN


03.08.13 Bad River - Odanah, WI  Organized Chaos for the Penokees Pot Luk - 715.292.7236 or 715.292.9331 for more information 6:00 P.M.

03.13.13 Tomahawk WI Tomahawk Library 6:30 - 8:00 P.M. Speaker: Frank Koehn

03.14.13 Washburn Voices of the Penokees Stage North

03.15.13 Mike Wiggins, Kelly Westlund and Barbara With on my show this Friday to discuss the mine and mining People can listen anywhere online. 12:05-1:00 pm. 

03.22.13 World Water Day Chequamgeon Water Walk - Tylerl Forks to Bad River to Red Cliff and Community Feast

03.23.13 Northland College 39th Annual Pow-Wow Ashland, WI

03.28.13 Red Cliff Casino Community Meeting - Mining in the Penokees

03.30.13 Superior WI UW Superior 24 Annual Circle of Native Nations Pow-Wow Tradtional


04.2013 Eagle River Wisconsin Many Ways of Peace Events

04.04.13 Stevens Point Pow-Wow UWSP

04.04.13 Madison, WI Lakota Grandmother Take Back Their Strength 

04.04.13 Duluth, MN Great Lakes Commons Initiative UMD 12:00 noon

04.05.13 Ashland, WI Mining Impact Coalition of Wisconsin/Penokee Hills Education Project Office Grand Opening 5:00 - 9:00 P.M.

April 2013

04.08.13 Milwaukee WI Penokee: Explore the Iron Hills Art Exhibit Urban Ecology Center 5:00 - 7:00 P.M.

04.12.12 Bad River - Odanah, WI  Organized Chaos for the Penokees Pot Luk - 715.292.7236 or 715.292.9331 for more information 6:00 P.M.

04.14.13 Milwaukee, WI Penokee Mine Resistance Riverwest Public House Cooperative 6:30 P.M. Frank Koehn and Casey James will provide an update of the resistance to the GTac mine.

04.19.13 Bayfield High School Pow Wow 5:00 P.M. Bayfield, WI  Pow Wow Face Book Page

04.21.13 Winona MN Penokee HIlls Mine - Uncovered  - Pot Luck 5:00 PM. / Presentation 6:00 PM At the Burrow 713 Washington Street - Presentation by Frank Koehn 

04.23.13 Hurley, WI GTac to Answer Questions in Public Forum

May 2013

04.28.13 Harvest and Education Camp open in the Penokees - Camp Plummer

05.02.13  Northern Great Lakes Visitor - Ashland, WI Center Mural & Exhibit Dedication 4:30 - 9:00 PM.

05.08.13 Mellen, WI  Town of Anderson, Ashland County, Iron County, and Town of Morse Joint Mining Impact Committee Meeting

05.09.13 Ashland, WI Sigurd Olsen Institute  The True Cost of Mining 7:00 - 9:00 P.M.

05.10.13 Bad River - Odanah, WI  Organized Chaos for the Penokees Pot Luk - 715.292.7236 or 715.292.9331 for more information 6:00 P.M.

05.10.13 Minneapolis, MN Mining in the Penokees Uncovered - Minnnehaha Free Space 3747 Minnehaha Ave. 6:00 - 8:00 P.M.

05. 17-19 Stevens Point, WI Central Wisconsin Action Camp    Action Camp Poster

05.24.13 Bad River Lodge and Casino - PHEP Fundraiser 6:00 Food - 7:00 PM Show (Red Cliff Hop Dancers, Skip Jones, Frank Montano, Barbara With, Wade Fernandez and more) Door Prizes, Silent Auction

05.25.13 Campout at Copper Falls State Park following the fundraiser 

05.25.13 Northern Rock Opera Debut at Upson Town Park - Saturday Afternoon -Original music and lots of fun - Come on over!

05.26.13  Campout at Copper Falls State Park

June 2013

06.01.13 Ashland/Educational and Harvest Camp - Duluth - Superior Quakers visit. Meet at the Penokee Hills Education Office in Ashland at 10:00 A.M. We will leave from here for tours of the mine site, Copper Falls, and visit the Educational and Harvest Camp. (A meal will be prepared for all participants at the camp.)

06.05.13 Oma, WI Iron County Citizen’s Forum Sponsors Program, “Understanding County Forest Withdrawal Process” Oma Town Hall @ 7:00 P.M.

06.12.13 Duluth, MN Talk to the World About Sulphide Mining Live from the Labowitz B&E Center UMD 6:00PM - 9:00PM 

06.12.13 Whitehall WI Stand Up and Speak Out - PRESERVE TREMPEALEAU COUNTY - No more Sand Mines  Trempealeau County Board Room, 36245 Main Street 


06.14.13 Bad River - Odanah, WI  Organized Chaos for the Penokees Pot Luk - 715.292.7236 or 715.292.9331 for more information 6:00 P.M.

06.22.13 Penokee Hills Education Project invites You to a Super Moon Walk in the Hills -  Saturday Night 9:00 PM

06.21-23.13 Custer, WI Midwest Energy Fair

06.22.13 Ashland, WI Prentice Park - Bad River Watershed Association Solstice Celebration and Membership Gathering 

06.25.13  DNR Board Meeting: Wausau Wisconsin and Lake Dubay, Knowlton Township, Little Plover/Eisenhower River, Presentations by Del Monte, Village of Plover, Discussion Ground Water Management - Surface Water Management as it relates to the need to protect high Wisconsnite's access to their well water, Timber Harvest Field Site visit and meet and greet area loggers, Rothschild Mills visit, Rib Mountain State Park, and finally dinner at the Granite Peak Ski Lodge

06.26.13 DNR Board Meeting, Wausau Wisconsin - The agenda is long and many important items will discussed and it is expected the DNR Board will be fully prepared to take action on each agenda item. 

06.27.13 Milwaukee WI - The Penokee Hills and River Sloughs Art Exhibit - Reception - Music at the Urban Ecology Center 5:30 - 7:30

06.27.13  Oma WI 7 pm at the Oma Town Hall Iron County Citizen’s Forum The topic will be zoning ordinances for metallic mining.

July 2013

07.01.2013 Hurley Wisconsin, Press Conference at 4:30 P.M.

07.05.13 Red Cliff Pow-Wow - Red Cliff, Wisconsin

07.06.13 Red Cliff Pow-Wow - Red Cliff, Wisconsin

07.05-07.13 Red Cliff Pow-Wow - Red Cliff, Wisconsin

07.10.13 Mellen Wisconsin, Press conference  and Walk 4:30 @ Gilman Park Downtown Mellen

07.12.13 Lac Du Flambeau Pow-Wow - Lac Du Flambeau, WI

07.12.13 Organized Chaos for the Penokees Pot Luck

07.13.13 Lac Du Flambeau Pow-Wow - Lac Du Flambeau, WI

07.14.13 Lac Du Flambeau Pow-Wow - Lac Du Flambeau, WI

07.19.13 LCO Honor the Earth Pow-Wow - LCO

07.20.13 LCO Honor the Earth Pow-Wow - LCO

07.21.13 LCO Honor the Earth Pow-Wow - LCO

07.21.13 Lake Superior Day

07.21.13 Montreal, Wisconsin Fish Fry - Morzenti  Park located on Highway 77

Thursday, July 25th 6:00 P.M.ish Mary Cloud Birthday at the LCO Camp

Saturday, July 27th, Afternoonish - Wade Fernandez Performance "Penokee HIlls Song Tribute" at the LCO Camp

Tuesday, July 30th Hurley, WI County Court House Iron County Board Meeting - County Board to Discuss LCO Harvest Camp

Tuesday, July 30 The Western Light Brigade is coming to Hurley - location Iron County Courthouse 6 P.M.

08.13.13 Mellen, WI Local Mining Impact Committee Meeting 6:00 pm tonight at the Morse Town Hall.

08.15.13 DNR Public Hearing Hurley High School August 15, 2013 - Written comments accepted until September 3. Click here for talking point suggestions.

08.15.13 Moccasin Trail IGA Odanah, WI Free Frybread and Chili Stop by before the Hurley GTac DNR Meeting

08.16.13 Verona WI

08.17.13 Verona WI

08.18.13 Verona WI Mining Forum TBA

08.20 - 24. 13 Mining Country Institute — Michigan's Upper Peninsula & Northern Wisconsin

08.21.13 HURLEY, WI Iron County Mining Impact Committee Meeting 4:00 P.M. Iron County Courthouse

08.23.13 34th Annual Manomin Celebration Pow wow - Traditional Odanah, Wisconsin

08.24.13 34th Annual Manomin Celebration Pow wow - Traditional Odanah, Wisconsin

08.25.13 34th Annual Manomin Celebration Pow wow - Traditional Odanah, Wisconsin

September  2013

09.05.13 Oma Town Hall The Iron County Citizen’s Forum program - The Bad River Watershed 7:00 PM.

September 6th,7th and 8th -  Events to Honor the Earth 

Sept. 6-Madison, WI @ The Capitol Theater with special guest, KELLY JACKSON

Sept. 7 Fighting Bob Fest - Madison, Wisconsin

Sept. 7-St. Paul, MN @ O'Shaughnessy Auditorium with special guests, LYZ JAAKOLA and NEECONIS WOMEN SINGERS

09. 08.13-Washburn, WI @ Lake Superior Big Top Chautauqua with special guest, KEITH SECOLA

09.08.13 Mellen Wisconsin Harvest Festival Most Holy Rosary Catholic Church 11:00 AM - 4:00 P.M

09.14.13 Seely Wisconsin 10:00 - 4:00 Plea For Peace

09.15.13  Madison WI Madison First Unitarian Society, 900 University Bay Dr

09.17.13 Pine Lake Town Hall Learning In Retirement program through Nicolet College

09.20.13 White Cap Mountain - The Penokee Hills Summit Sign up early

09.21.13 White Cap Mountain - The Penokee Hills Summit 

09.22.13 White Cap Mountain  - Bad River Watershed Association Gathering

09.23.13 White Cap Mountain  - Bad River Watershed Association Gathering

October 2013

10.11.13 Milwaukee, WI Discussion of the Penokee Hills Mine UW-Milwaukee  Union Room 260 

10.19.13 Menominee Wisconsin Highway 25 North at the Veteran's Center. For more information call: 715.308.9954

10.23.13 The Greenhouse  Stevens Point, WI Save the Bad River Watershed Event 1220 Briggs Court - Across from Shopko

10.25.13 Odanah WI - Bad River Tribal Community Center -  A Benefit to Save the Bad River Watershed 

10.29.13 Senator "Taconite" Tom Tiffany and Representative Swearingen will be hosting listening sessions in Vilas County on Tuesday October 29th.