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Cannon River Nibi Walk

This walk is sponsored by the Minnesota Humanities Commission as part of “We Are Water MN.”
Friday – Sunday, July 12 – 14, Waterville to Red Wing, MN, 67 miles. Please RSVP.
Walk begins at 8 a.m. by the small municipal beach in Waterville on N Reed Ave just north of Lind Street.
People interested in carpooling and traveling from the metro area can meet in Faribault by 7 am. We will meet near the exit for Hwy 60 from I35, at the Dairy Queen. We we return to our cars after walking on Friday.
In addition you will need to make your own lodging reservations. Many will be tent camping at Lake Byllesby Campgroud, a Dakota County Park.

Red Lake River Nibi Walk

This walk is sponsored by the Minnesota Humanities Commission as part of “We Are Water MN.”
July 27 – 30, Lower Red Lake, Minnesota to Grand Forks, North Dakota 193 miles. Please RSVP. The route will be
July 27:  Red River headwaters to Farmstead Road; Ending at River Road/3. Estimated 28 miles.
July 28: Take 3, a right on 24 and left on 110, right on 22 and left on 120, right on 59 to 17 South/Pennington St. The stop is by the school near County Rd 8, South of Thief River Falls. 28 miles.
July 29: Continue on 17 South, which becomes 2 to County Road 109 (right) left on 32, right on 1 to 13, left on 18 to 3….17 right on 13 right on 11 (ending near Crookston). 28 miles.
July 30: 11 becomes 61. Continue onto 15, then 59, then 220 and 72. About 25 miles. End of walk.
July 31: Gathering at Old Treaty Crossing Park and walk 2.2 miles to MICAH (Minnesota Institute for Contemplation and Healing). 12:30 lunch and discussion of Nibi Walks at MICAH, followed by afternoon activities.

Red River Nibi Walk

In honor of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women. Orientation meeting for the walk on Thursday, July 18, 5:30 – 7:30 at All Nations Church,
August 1 – 12, 2019 (possibly ending August 13) Grand Forks, North Dakota to Lake Winnepeg, Manitoba. 550 miles

Pokegama Lake Walk

This walk is sponsored by the Minnesota Humanities Commission as part of “We Are Water MN.”
Sept 13 – 14, Grand Rapids, Minnesota. Please RSVP
Orientation on August Friday, August 9, 1-4 p.m. in Grand Rapids. Please RSVP.

 

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