The Bad River Band of Lake Superior Tribe of Chippewa Indians

Grantee Year: 
2013
State: 
Minnesota

The Bad River Band of Lake Superior Tribe of Chippewa Indians are comprised of 8,000 + tribal members. They are facing the initial processes of allowing an open pit taconite mine that threatens their Reservation lands and water. They are educating their people about the impacts of open pit mining. They are organizing to strengthen their Sovereignty and their capacity to defend themselves.