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Lakota domestic violence activist Tillie Black Bear sings Directions Prayer at Northern Michigan University 2008 UNITED Conference

Tillie Black Bear addresses the Northern Michigan University 2008 UNITED Conference Tillie Black Bear is the executive director and one of the founders (31 years ago) of the White Buffalo Calf Woman Society, Inc. (WBCWS) that serves the Lakota Sioux … Continue reading

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Argus Leader articles, videos on Lakota Rosebud teen suicide crisis – 27 deaths, over 400 attempted suicides in past few years

Links to stories and video by Argus Leader in Sioux Falls, SD on the tragic suicide epidemic involving Lakota youth and young adults At least 27 teens & young adults living in and around the Rosebud Reservation have killed themselves … Continue reading

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October 2008: White Buffalo Calf Woman Society has month-long series of events to celebrate 31st anniversary

The White Buffalo Calf Woman Society celebrates 31 years on the Rosebud Reservation The non-profit Turtle Island Project in Munising, Michigan salutes the White Buffalo Calf Women’s Society on its 31st Anniversary and its service to all women and children … Continue reading

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2008 Indigenous Earth Day Summit at Northern Michigan University

The 2008 Indigenous Earth Day Summit is April 22-23 at Northern Michigan University in Marquette, MI  This summit is made possible by the Center for Native American Studies, the Environmental Science Program and the Office of International Programs. This summit is … Continue reading

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Call for Proposals: NMU 2008 Indigenous Earth Day Summit

EXTENDED DEADLINE! Call for Proposals: NMU 2008 Indigenous Earth Day Summit Northern Michigan University is seeking presentation proposals for the 2008 Indigenous Earth Day Summit to be held at NMU April 22-23. This summit is made possible by the Center … Continue reading

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No Respect: Michigan Governor uses state song to promote mining; as tribe, others sue to block “acid mine”

Upper Peninsula Swan Song: As state continues its betrayal of the pristine northwoods, the Governor and Hollywood use song to promote Upper Peninsula mining Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm and a Hollywood director are using her website to promote an official … Continue reading

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Turtle Island Project Ecumenical Retreat: Centering prayer benefits, U.N. reports on Earth abuse concern clergy who vow social action

  The Turtle Island Project: Centering prayer, jubilation, fighting for the environment, and clergy standing up for social change were all part of ecumenical retreat in northern Michigan   (Munising, Michigan) – A Chicago theology professor told northern Michigan clergy, … Continue reading

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