WI’s Native American tribes: their culture, concerns & impact on our economy

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Heard On Route 51

We’ll talk about northern Wisconsin’s native American tribes, their culture,their concerns, and their impact on the state’s economy.Guests include Mike Wiggins Jr., Chairman of the Bad River Band of the Lake Superior Tribe of Chippewa Indians, and Mic Isham, Lac Courte Oreilles Tribal Governing Board Secretary and Great Lakes Indian Fish and Wildlife Commission (GLIFWC) Chairman.Wiggins has been outspoken in his opposition to a proposed iron mine in the Penokee Hills south of Lake Superior.Isham has been named to the newly formed Great Lakes Advisory Board of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.