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NIBI CEREMONYUPCOMING EVENTS Healing Circle RunWalk The 2016 Healing Circle RunWalk is intended to be a prayer for healing. During the 2001 Healing Journey Run participants thought of a teaching on healingfor a nation to heal it must begin with the individual.As a person heals then that person can help heal hisher family. As a family begins to heal they can help heal their community.As communities heal they can help the nation heal.As nations heal they can helpAki the earth our plant and animal relatives to heal. The 2016 Healing Circle RunWalk will occur from July 915 2016. The runwalk will connect eight Ojibwe reservations in northernWisconsin Michigan and Minnesota see below map starting at the Lac Courte Oreilles Reservation and ending at Lac du Flambeau on July 9 Day 1 then ending at Mole Lake on July 10 Day 2 at Lac Vieux Desert on July 11 Day 3 at Bad RiverRed Cliff on July 12 Day 4 at Fond du LacBlack Bear Casino on July 13 Day 5 at St. Croix on July 14 Day 6 and at Lac Courte Oreilles on July 15 Day 7. July 915 2016 Community gathers for ceremony to acknowledge nibi Bad River ikwewag Sue Lemieux and Essie Leoso pray for nibi water and give teachings about the importance of Anishinaabe water ceremonies. Dawn White photo For more information or if you are interested in participating as a core runner orhavingagroupofrunnersfromyourreservationparticipatepleasecontactJenny Krueger-Bear Sue Lemieux or Dylan Jennings at GLIFWC at 715 682-6619. All participants must assume personal liability as well as responsibility for their own transportation and expenses. Participants at the water ceremony help to make tobacco ties and offerings for the water asking for safety and giving thanks for all that the water does. Dawn White photo Build climate change literacy and teaching competency that integrates culture with science. with a focus on Nibi water. Investigate how climate impacts the Lake Superior Ojibwe and your communitys culture and economy. Learn how to use place-based observation and climate science to create climate and aquatic based service learning projects for the classroom or community. 2016 G-WOW Hear the Water Speak Institute July 18-21 2016 Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center-Ashland WI Questions For information and application materials httpfyi.uwex.edunglvc click on 2016 G-WOW Hear the Water Speak Institute Contact Cat Techtmann UW-Extension 715.561.2695 Where Based at the Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center Ashland WI surrounding communities tribal lands. Who Classroom teachers community youth educators leaders. What Climate change professional development training including field investigations on the Bad River-Kakagon Sloughs Apostle Islands National Lakeshore Bad River Watershed. Expert training from climate natural resource and Ojibwe traditional ecological knowledge specialists. Tools and resources to develop climate service learning projects for the classroom or community. Cost FREE Enrollment limited to 30 participants. Applications due June 10th . Stipends available. Clean you boat Before leaving before launching inspect everything Lines Anchor Trailer Hull RollersBunks Equipment Nets and Net Boxes Axel Wheels Prop Intake Bilge PAGE 23 MAZINAIGANSUMMER 2016