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Nibi Water Walk on the Willow River with Sharon Day

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Presented by Nibi Walk (Indigenous People's Task Force) at Willow River, WI

Apr 18 - 19 2020
Nibi Water Walk on the Willow River with Sharon Day

Ojibwe elder, Sharon Day, will lead a Nibi Water Walk on April 18 and 19, 2020, along the Willow River from its source, near Clear Lake, to its mouth at North Hudson. Photo credit: Keely Kernan

“The Nibi Water Walks are based in Ojibwe Ceremonial Water Teachings.  The reason we walk is to honor the rivers and all water and to speak to the water spirits so that there will be healthy rivers, lakes and oceans for our ancestors in the generations to come. When we are walking for the water, we are in ceremony from the beginning of the day until we retire at day’s end. We try to move like the river, continuously all day long, every day until we reach our destination. We carry

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ADMISSION INFO

Free admission, donations accepted

Nibi walkers must attend a 3-hour orientation session at the Phipps Center for the Arts in Hudson on March 7, 2020.

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PHOTOS

VIDEOS

  • The Water Song: "the water is sick...and people need to really fight for that water, to speak for that water, to love that water" (Josephine Mandamin, Mother Earth Water Walk)

LOCATION

Willow River

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