Milwaukee, WI Mining and the Threat to Human Health Forum 01.08.12

Congregation of the Great Spirit, 1000 West Lapham Street, Milwaukee, WI,

Dear friends:

On January 7 and 8, 2013, citizens of the Bad River Band will be visiting the Milwaukee area to raise awareness of the proposal to site an open pit mine in the We are working on all of the details, but wanted to let you know that the Congregation of the Great Spirit, 1000 West Lapham Street, Milwaukee, WI, has graciously offered to let us use their space for a public meeting on Tuesday, January 8 at 7 pm.

The tentative agenda includes starting with a pipe ceremony, and songs from Bad River.  Mike Wiggens, Jr., Chairman of Bad River, will start off the discussion, with other speakers to be announced, followed by Q & A.

Please share this information with your community and members of the press.  A full press release and flyer will follow.

This event is free and open to the public and press.

 For more information contact: 

Rick Whaley : 414-466-6618 or

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