Gathering August 20-22.
SOLIDARITY TO PROTECT OUR WATERS
Workshops, teachings, drumming, ceremonies, swimming, social dancing.
Over 30 events across Turtle Island joined the Grassy Narrows Blockaders in celebrating their resistance, sovereignty, and action in defence of the earth on the 10th anniversary of the Slant Lake blockade.
Read media reports of the anniversary: click here.
RELEASE Dec. 3, 2012: Grassy Narrows Blockaders protest logging on 10 year anniversary of blockade
RELEASE Dec. 2, 2012: Sacred fire at Queens Park marks 10 years of the Grassy Narrows blockade
Wild Rice and Reconciliation
In August 2012, Alon Weinberg and other supporters went to Grassy Narrows for a multi-day wild rice harvesting expedition! Alon shares his account of the slow, long, and rewarding experience of processing wild rice, called Manoomin in Anishinabemowin (Ojibway language), and how this traditional practice plays an important role in Grassy Narrow’s resurgence economy.
Check out Alon’s Photos and Essay
Learn More about Ecotourism in Grassy Narrows