Saturday, March 09, 2013

NMU to host Native speaker, veteran of Wisconsin sulfide mining wars, Mar. 11

MARQUETTE -- Northern Michigan University's Center for Native American Studies will host guest speaker Ken Van Zile (Sokaogon Chippewa) at 7 p.m. on Monday, March 11, in Jamrich 105.

Van Zile is a veteran of the Wisconsin sulfide mining wars from the 1980s and 1990s. He will talk about his community's fight against the Crandon Mine and for the earth. He will be sharing his wisdom for Aimee Cree Dunn's class, NAS 342, Indigenous Environmental Movements. The presentation is free and open to the public.

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