Photos accompanying reporter Tegan Wendland’s audio feature on the harvest camp.
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In Penokees camp, tribes flex treaty muscles to block mine
Tribal officials and a treaty law expert say the Iron County camp, dubbed a harvest camp by Ojibwe, or Chippewa, lays the foundation for a possible legal case invoking their federal treaty rights.
Miner Gogebic yanks security firm at drill site, pending Wisconsin license
Bill Williams, GTAC president, said the company is licensed in Arizona but not in Wisconsin. “We understand they have applied for the appropriate Wisconsin license but not yet had their application approved.”
Paramilitary-style guards ‘are going to stay,’ mining company vows
Despite harsh criticism from two northern legislators and an outcry from anti-mining activists, a spokesman for Gogebic Taconite said Tuesday that armed, paramilitary-style guards will continue to patrol the site deep in the Penokee Range where the company wants to build a large open pit iron mine.