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Ojibwe Tribe Travels South to Fight Proposed Mine

Susan Bence

A church on Milwaukee’s near south side nearly burst at its seams Tuesday evening as people gathered to talk about mining.

Leaders from the Bad River Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Tribe lead the event in hopes of rallying support to block a proposed mine near their reservation.

WUWM Environmental Reporter Susan Bence attended the meeting and joined Bob Bach in the studio to share some of what she saw.

Credit Susan Bence
Traditional drumming and song punctuated the evening at the Congregation of the Great Spirit in Milwaukee.

Susan is WUWM's environmental reporter.