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Dana Churness lives with her family on the south shore of Lake Superior. She raises questions and concerns about the future of the area, the health of all citizens and the legacy that is created for the children.
Scott Griffiths grew up in Ashland, Wisconsin and calls the area home. While he spent some time away from Ashland, he always felt a constant draw to return. He and his wife Kelly moved back a couple of years ago. … Continue reading
Mary Dougherty, resident of Bayfield, Wi., discusses why she moved to the Bayfield Peninsula, her connection to Lake Superior–the largest fresh water lake in the world by circumference–and the restorative powers of the area.
Honore Kaszuba, a small business owner in Ashland, Wi., discusses the changes she has observed in the last sixteen years as tourism has grown in the area, and her concerns regarding the waters of Lake Superior and the entire Bad … Continue reading
Kathy Noteboom is a teacher in Bayfield, WI and has lived in the area since the early 1990′s. She voices her concerns about the water, the land and about the future of the area.
Cyrus Hester, Environmental Specialist for the Bad River Band of Lake Superior Chippewa, describes potential environmental impacts of mining within the Bad River Watershed.
Mike Wiggins, Tribal Chair of the Bad River Band of Lake Superior Chippewa, voices concerns regarding environmental and cultural injustices and the impact these injustices will have on future generations.