Creating a Community Space

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 River Watershed.

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Protecting Resources

Pete Rasmussen, local resident, carpenter and co-creator of the Penokee Hills Education Project, discuss concerns about water pollution and lays out questions that Gogebic Taconite has not answered. (Gogebic Taconite Project Overview)

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Community and the Future

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.

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Questions, Concerns & Sustainability

Grant Herman, retired Northland College professor, local business owner and board member of the Alliance for Sustainability discusses concerns, raises questions and talks facts about the proposed Penokee Hills iron ore mine.

Part 2 and 3 of the interview with Grant Herman can be found on the Voices of the Penokee Hills Youtube page.

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Protecting the Land

April Stone~Dahl, local resident, reflects on the land and the close relationship she and her family have to it.

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Connections~ Land, Water and Culture

Cyrus Hester, Environmental Specialist for the Bad River Band of Lake Superior Chippewa, describes potential environmental impacts of mining within the Bad River Watershed. 

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Future Generations

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.

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