The Wolf River Action Committee is a collaborative group of Tribal members, allies, and environmental and political experts dedicated to preserving the cultural and environmental resources of the Wolf River. This website is a composite of the summer 2020 virtual panel series held by the committee: Mining Wisconsin’s Riverways: Past & Present Issues & Activism. It is also a celebration of the River through art, written word, stories, and music. Check the ‘news’ page for updates and resources connected to water activism for the Wolf River and more broadly for riverways in the state of Wisconsin.
If you would like to submit art, written word, stories, music, or any other celebration of the Wolf or other Wisconsin Rivers, please e-mail email@example.com with your submission.
The second panel in our 4-part panel series features water allies and their experience with activism in Wisconsin. The panel will be live on July 7th at 6:30PM. Please check this Facebook event in the ‘See Discussion’ section for the live video, as well as on this page. Panelists Anahkwet (Guy Reiter) is a traditional Menominee […]
The first panel in our 4-part panel series centered Tribal Histories including the belief system of the Menominee People and their connection to the Wolf and Menominee Rivers. Panelists included Gary Besaw, David Grignon, and Kristin Welch. The panel was moderated by Tina VanZile.
A poem by Dee Sweet. “What the river says, that is what I say.” — William Stafford
A graphic novel about water protection in the midwest.
Enjoy this song written by Elaine Mayer and sung by Coalition to SAVE the Menominee River, Inc. President Dale Burie and all background voices by Lea Jane Berinati Burie.
Resistance to the Exxon Crandon Mine on the Wolf River.
by Ron James Wolf River Mining Project Update: Thanks to all the people asking questions to the DNR they had to add a ‘Frequently Asked Questions’ document on the DNR website addressing exploration on MFL enrolled land. Is their explanation acceptable? Due to increased public scrutiny Badger Minerals withdrawals some of the drilling sites and […]
Signed on January 16, 2020 the Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin Resolution No. 19-52 formally recognizes the Menominee River as having rights.
This map shows Badger Minerals LLC’s exploratory drilling sites. The Badger Property is marked with a blue diamond, and the Northern Water Source is marked with a circled X.