THE WOLF IS MY BROTHER
The Cultural, spiritual, and historic relationship between Ojibwe Anishinabe and Ma'iingan of the Great Lakes Region of North America. Read here >>
Print Available: White Earth Wolf Conference 2013
Niikaanag | My Brothers, My Friends
Artwork by Rabbett Strickland. Text from The Mishomis Book by Edward Benton-Benai. Miniature download available here or email to email@example.com for a full-size print. Updates regarding availability will be posted on Facebook.
CALL or WRITE a letter to your Minnesota State Legislators now and tell them, "Tribes will manage wolves within their Reservation boundaries." More...
CONTACT TOM MELIUS, the Regional Director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Let him know he cannot ignore the tribes on this critical issue and enthusiastically encourage him to have government to government consultation with Minnesota on the wolf delisting. More...
We need to identify allies and partners.
FEBRUARY UPDATE: February 28, 2013 White Earth Tribal and Community College to host Whte Earth Wolf Conference.
Pre-register by February 26.
Proposed Agenda, UPDATED FEB 21, 2013
Black Ash Basketry and Storytelling Event to coincide.
NOVEMBER UPDATE:Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa release Protection Ordinance regarding Enforcement and Penalties for unlawful taking or possession of Ma'iingan
Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa declare sovereign authority over Ma'iingan population
OCTOBER UPDATE: White Earth Designation as Ma'iingan (wolf) Sanctuary
SEPTEMBER UPDATE: Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe Resolution to Rescind 99-33 (Minnesota 2012 Wolf Hunt)
The states of Minnesota and Wisconsin have recently passed wolf hunting and trapping laws.
Can we stop the hunts statewide? No. But we can stop them where tribes have jurisdiction. Between tribes, national parks, wilderness areas, and some state parks, we will establish a safe homeland for our wolf brother and many more of our relatives.
KARE TV interviewed Bob Shimek and Commissioner Tom Landwehr in this April 22, 2012 video clip.