WPR: Tribes hold drum ceremony in protest of proposed mine

Wisconsin Public Radio reports on tribal opposition to a controversial mine near the Bad River Reservation:
Native American tribal elders from Bad River and Red Cliff held a drum ceremony this weekend calling upon the spirits to offer guidance in their fight against a proposed iron mine in northern Wisconsin.

Deep in the woods along the Potato River, a small group of tribal elders, members and non-native people gather around a drum created to protect the Bad River community from the proposed iron mine in the Penokee Hills.

Surrounded by the smell of burning sage, Red Cliff Tribal Legend Teller Tony DePerry leads a prayer in his native tongue.

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Indian Tribal Elders Hold Drum Ceremony Opposing Iron Mine (Wisconsin Public Radio 5/20)

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