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Red Lake River Nibi Walk


April 29, 2019

Part 1: Orientation*

Thursday, May 2

5:00–8:00 p.m. Red Lake Nation College

Part 2: The Walk*

Saturday–Tuesday, July 27–30

All-day Lower Red Lake–Grand Forks

*You must attend orientation to walk.

The Nibi Walk program of the Indigenous People's Task Force, led by Sharon Day, will guide participants in a Nibi Walk: an extended

ceremony to pray for the water. Walk the water's route and learn from this Anishinaabe spiritual and cultural practice.

At orientation, you learn about the significance of the body of water to indigenous people, the ecological impacts of and to the water body, and more about the Nibi Walk protocols.

During the walk, you spend time with the water and the other walkers, walking the route, praying and singing for the water, and observing conditions of the water and land around it.


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