Friday, May 21, 2010

Support Eagle Rock: campers, supplies needed

Aerial view of Kennecott's vast mining compound. (Photo courtesy Stand for the Land)

From Save the Wild UP:

EAGLE ROCK -- Kennecott has begun to erect a fence around the perimeter of Eagle Rock, and in response the Natives have begun the construction of their own fence to protect the encampment. They need help with the project.

Battle of the fences. (Photo courtesy Stand for the Land)

Anyone looking for a unique experience is invited to help fence out Kennecott this weekend. For further details visit Stand For The Land. For a map and directions to Eagle Rock, CLICK HERE.

If you can donate supplies to the Natives, every bit is appreciated. A complete list of items is posted at Stand For The Land. If you don't have time to deliver items to Eagle Rock yourself, you can drop them off at the Save the Wild UP office at 413 N. Third St., Marquette, MI 49855. The phone number there is (906) 228-4444, and the hours of operation are Noon-5 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday.

See the May 21, 2010, article with photos "The fight will continue for KBIC," by Greg Peterson, on Indian Country Today. Peterson writes about the KBIC Tribal Council meeting on Eagle Rock May 8, 2010. See also Peterson's' article "Controversial words from a controversial person," also posted today, May 21, on Indian Country Today. He reports comments by Fred Dakota at the recent KBIC Tribal Council meeting on Eagle Rock.

Listen to the great song about Eagle Rock by Drew Nelson.

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