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Find stories below that have been published on Great Lakes Now and center indigenous voices and issues related to drinking water and the Great Lakes region.
The Bad River Band of Lake Superior Chippewa wanted Line 5 shut down and moved off its land.
Great Lakes managers re-visit fishing every year.
Much has changed since the Treaty of Washington was signed in 1836, notably because of invasive mussels. But human activity changed the Great Lakes long before then.
In Indigenous communities that have lacked access to safe water for years, getting it is crucial. However, perceptions of the water supply affect consumption.
The PolyMet Mining Corporation has been locked in a battle to open Minnesota’s first copper-sulfide mine for over 17 years.
Court Filing: The hike in Michigan and Wisconsin gas prices that would come with a Line 5 shutdown looks to be half a cent per gallon, according to Enbridge expert.
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Anishinaabe journalist Sierra Clark said harassment regarding tribal fishing is not something new in the state of Michigan.
‘We’ve got to get gaming out of our blood’: Pandemic shock pushes Wisconsin tribes to diversify economy
Wisconsin tribes contemplate future beyond gaming after pandemic shows risk of overreliance on casinos.
National Park Service Director Chuck Sams told members of a congressional committee that part of the effort includes integrating Indigenous knowledge into management plans and recognizing that federal lands once belonged to the tribes.
Passed nearly a year ago, the American Rescue Plan Act is injecting needed funding into aging water and sewer infrastructure.
Respect for water was as much a part of Phillip Solomon’s fishing education as sawing through thick winter ice. The Anishinaabe fisherman can see how rising temperatures are changing Gitchigumi and the fish his community relies on.
Find video segments below that have aired on Great Lakes Now and center indigenous voices and issues related to drinking water and the Great Lakes region.