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TAKE A STAND—Students, professors and community members gathered in front of the Northern Center on Oct. 19 to protest Enbridges harmful Line 5. The protest was organized in part by NMU professor Martin Reinhardt.

Opinion—Say no to Line 5

Katarina Rothhorn, Features Editor October 22, 2021
I decided to stand with them and join in the chants of “can’t drink oil, keep it in the soil.” As someone who believes in protecting human and environmental rights, the existence of Line 5 contradicts many of my core values. 
The Food Sovereignty Symposium in-person event was postponed this year due to COVID-19. The event will be rescheduled for May 2022. NMU student Reese Carter designed the promotional poster for the symposium this year.

Virtual Food Sovereignty Symposium looks at decolonizing food systems

Olivia Apa, Features Writer September 27, 2021

The Food Sovereignty Symposium is an event held to educate people on the process of decolonizing food systems and reestablishing an intimate relationship with plants, animals and one another.  Martin...

A photo of several people beating a drum and singing

Native American critical issues conference to focus on Indigenous issues

Olivia Apa March 1, 2021

The 51st annual Native American Critical Issues Conference discusses issues relevant to everyone but through indigenous voices. The Michigan Indian Education Council started the conference to bring an...

Picture of Joseph Calderon sitting on the beach listening to stories.

Native American Student Association helps student navigate higher ed

Justin Van't Hof January 28, 2021

Many organizations on campus have students from all types of majors and backgrounds. Few of these organizations have been able to include community members in their group like the Native American Student...

Two worthy proposals on ASNMU ballot this year

Two worthy proposals on ASNMU ballot this year

North Wind Staff March 28, 2019

ASNMU elections draw near. This year, besides the candidates running for office, there will be a few proposals for students to vote on. One of these is a proposition to make election day a university...

North Wind file photo: Right, NMU alumna Kayla Argeropoulos volunteers with a smile at the annual “First Nations Food Taster” event last year.

Food Taster to bring Indigenous eats to NMU

Mason Wallace November 9, 2017

Envision how your life would be different if you had to survive solely on the food found in the Upper Great Lakes Region. Things you may be making for yourself would include roast turkey, bison and...

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