Articles about WETCC Extension: Minnesota Public Radio- Local Food Challenge

Wild Food Summit

WETCC Extension Services Blog  archive site for our former annual Wild Food Summit. The WFS finished in its 10th year in 2016, and attracted people across the nation  and featuring wonderful wild food presenters like Wild foodie Sam Thayer, Author of Nature’s Garden: A Guide to Identifying, harvesting and preparing edible Wild plants.

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Minnesota Indian Affairs

Established in 1963, the Indian Affairs Council is the oldest council in the nation and serves as a liaison of the Indian tribes and the state of Minnesota. The Indian Affairs Council Offices, located in St. Paul and Bemidji, Minnesota, carry out the mission of the Indian Affairs Council, which is “to protect the sovereignty of the eleven Minnesota tribes and ensure the well being of all American Indian citizens throughout the state of Minnesota.”

White Earth Tribe

White Earth Reservation is located in Becker, Clearwater, and Mahnomen counties in north-central Minnesota. Created in 1867 by a treaty between the United States and the Mississippi Band of Chippewa Indians, it is one of seven Chippewa reservations in Minnesota. This website features, the mission and goals of the Tribal Council, a history  and map of White Earth, past issues of  the Tribal newspaper Anishinaabeg Today, Employment opportunities, calender events and more.

White Tribal & Community College

White Earth Tribal and Community College (WETCC), an Anishinaabe controlled  institution of higher learning dedicated to academic excellence grounded in Anishinaabe culture, values, and traditions. 

Gaawaabaabiganikaag Gabegikendaasowigamig Was inaabidaa Gibimiwidoomin gidinwewininaan nigaanekeya

“We are carrying along into the future the way that we were given.”

White Earth Land Recovery Project

White Earth Land Recover Project (WELRP) is a nonprofit founded and run by Winona LaDuke. The mission of the White Earth Land Recovery Project is to facilitate recovery of the original land base of the White Earth Indian Reservation, while preserving and restoring traditional practices of sound land stewardship, language fluency, community development, and strengthening our spiritual and cultural heritage.

North American Water Office- Indigenous Women’s Mercury Investigation

NAWO is a non-profit organization chartered in 1982 to educate people about solutions to environmental problems caused by society’s waste.

We focus on electric utility wastes and the disproportionate adverse health and economic impact of electric utility wastes on Indigenous Peoples, People of Color, and those who live at subsistence levels. Our mission is to phase in modern renewable energy and energy efficiency systems and technologies, and to phase out destructive electrical generation technologies and obsolete, abusive energy management practices.Our program connects energy development with environmental protection, local economic development, public health and social justice. Our objective is to provide all people with affordable energy resources that are required for healthy, productive lives.

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