IEN – WMAN Mining Mini-Grant Awards

 The following is a list of communities and groups who have been awarded grants in the IEN/WMAN Mining Mini-Grant program (Second Cycle 2012). Advocates for the Protection of Sacred Sites – California Green Energy Justice Summit, a convening to bring together...

Judge upholds Minnesota’s wild rice protection

 by Stephanie Hemphill, Minnesota Public Radio May 11, 2012 DULUTH, Minn. — A Ramsey Court judge has upheld the state’s standard for sulfate in waters that produce wild rice. The Minnesota Chamber of Commerce challenged the rule, saying it was vague and...

Mining Minigrant Receipent – WaterLegacy

 Dear Aimee and Simone, We’ve had a very exciting week with our district court victory upholding the wild rice standard! We appreciate the WMAN-IEN support, which helped make our work on this issue possible, and we’d like to give you an update. You...

Mining Minigrant Receipent – Keepers of the Water

 “Keepers of the Water, an Indigenous-led, grassroots organization, originally began in the summer of 2006 with weekly traditional Ojibwe women’s teachings ending with a water ceremony on Gichigami (Lake Superior). We work mainly in a spiritual way, guided...