Legendary Waters Resort and Casino Convention Center, Red Cliff WI
Admission: Free & Open to the Public
A Chippewa Prophecy foretells a time called the 7th Fire, when lost traditions will be recovered. Native American film maker Sandra Osawa examines how the Chippewa Indians of Northern Wisconsin have struggled to restore the centuries old tradition of spear fishing and the heated opposition they have encountered.
Opening Ceremony: conducted Leo LaFernier Sr., Red Cliff Tribal Elder & Voight Task Force Rep since 1983
Facilitator Jason Schlender (LCO Ojibwe)
ECC Language Instructor & Adjunct Faculty LCOOCC Discussion:
Andrew Gokee (Red Cliff Ojibwe), Director-Native American Center UW-Stevens Point
Gary Johnson (LCO Ojibwe), Assistant Professor, Director of First Nations Center, UW-Superior
Jerome “Brooks” BigJohn (LDF Ojibwe), Lac du Flambeau Tribal Council Member
Kekek Jason Stark (Turtle Mountain Ojibwe), Tribal Attorney and Policy Analyst for GLIFWCFundraising During
Raffles: 50/50’s cash, 12Ft John Boat equipped with Spearing Essentials, & other donated item Raffles.
http://www.badriver-nsn.gov/*********IN THE DOCUMENTARY IS Victoria & Ike Gokee, Walt Bresette, Andy Gokee (who is coming as a speaker also!), Nick Hockings, Tom Maulson (LDF Chairman NOW), the Tribble Brothers, Jim Schlender, and others! 42 MIN-Graphic Material-Some will find the material honest but offensive.