To Wisconsin with Love: Offerings on water, land, and culture

This film is a cautionary story about communities under siege from extractive industry. Using the history of mining and the recent Elk River contamination in West Virginia as a reference, the film looks at the developing story of a proposed mine in the Penokee Hills of Wisconsin. The site is planned to span 22 miles, which would make it the largest open-pit iron mine in the world. The film examines Ojibwe/ally mine resistance and considers water contamination in West Virginia.

The film was created by Eastern Mennonite University students as their spring 2014 project.

UPDATE: The mining company pulled out of the Penokee Hills in late February 2015! Here is an article about it:


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