what washington can learn about wolves
I was sitting there in Colville, Washington, listening to two speakers who have over 30 years experience between them with programs to help ranchers avoid wolf conflicts in Alberta and Missoula, when it hit me -- This is good stuff! What I was learning, based on all of their experiences, successes and failures, is a model to succeed that is proven, simple, and backed by large groups of ranchers and communities in diverse locations. read full essay
Mission Statement: Manoomin is a sustenance gift from the Gichi-Manidoo (the Creator). In this respect, the sustenance right to manoomin is sacred and cannot be constrained or recalled by colonial laws, policies, or institutions that impact and imperil manoomin stands and ecosystem in northern Minnesota. Protect Our Manoomin seeks to create awareness of sulfide pollution via mining and its harmful effects on manoomin – a vital cultural, spiritual, and environmental resource.