Wolf protection advocates from across Minnesota will rally in Duluth for WOLF WALK 2012 on Saturday, October 20.
The Duluth-based Northwoods Wolf Alliance and Twin Cities-based Howling for Wolves will be co-hosting WOLF WALK 2012 in Duluth, Minnesota on Saturday October 20th at 1:00 pm.
The groups will gather at the Civic Center Plaza, 411 W First Street for a rally and then march to Lake Superior Plaza West (corner of Lake Avenue and Superior Street) to show their opposition to the planned wolf hunt and to encourage wolf supporters to contact Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton and DNR Commissioner Tom Landwehr and urge them to stop the hunt slated to begin November 3.
Scheduled to speak is Robert DesJarlait, Red Lake Anishinaabeg, member of the University of Minnesota Council of Elders and co-founder of Protect our Manoomin. DesJarlait will be speaking about the historical, cultural and spiritual significance of ma’iingan (the wolf) to the Anishinaabeg people.
For further information on Wolf Walk 2012, click here.
Dr. Maureen Hackett, founder of Howling for Wolves, Lisa Herthel, mother and grandmother, Mole Lake tribal member and UW-Superior student, and Howard Goldman, Minnesota Director of the Humane Society of the United States will also speak.
The Little Horse drum group from the Duluth Native American community will perform at the event. They are Anishinaabeg traditional singers who want to protect the wolf and keep our traditional teachings strong. They sing for the community and have brought the drum and their songs to many community gatherings, celebrations and spiritual events.