Friday, May 7, 2010

Defending sacred Eagle Rock

Here is a story from a remote area of upper Michigan as reported by Greg Peterson of Indian Country Today

"BIG BAY, Mich. – As the spirits whispered through the towering pines on 40 mile per hour winds atop sacred Eagle Rock, American Indian warrior Levi Tadgerson said, “you can feel our relatives and the spirits with us.”

He stood on the cliff’s edge looking out upon northern Michigan’s Yellow Dog Plains for another approaching storm – literally and figuratively – as Tadgerson’s fellow warriors are trying to stop an international mining giant from destroying the site where Ojibwa ceremonies have taken place as long as elders can remember." ...(Cont.)...