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From Wisconsin With Love: A Gathering

April 8, 2016, 9:00 am9:00 pm

Wild Rice

An all-day gathering of dialogue, films, poetry, music, and arts, followed by the premiere of “From Wisconsin with Love,” a collaboration between Northland College students and Filmmaker-in-Residence Paulette Moore. The film explores sustainable local harvest as a challenge to extractive industry. In partnership with the Northland College Indigenous Cultures Center.

VIEW LIVESTREAM: “From Wisconsin with Love” film premiere

Attend Any or All of These Events:

9-9:45am • Opening and introductions

9:45-10:30 • Land and Food Sovereignty in Northern Wisconsin
Joe Rose, Bad River Band of Lake Superior Ojibwe elder, r
etired Northland College associate professor of Native American Studies

10:30-10:45 • Break

10:45 – 11:30am • Harvest as Resistance and Envisioning
Los Angeles-based indigenous farmer and activist Tezozomoc and Northland College Filmmaker-in-Residence Paulette Moore will share dialogue and film clips from the 2008 Oscar-nominated film “The Garden,”the tragic story of the razing of a 13-acre urban garden—the country’s largest—and the eviction of the South Central Community farmers, and Moore’s “To Wisconsin With Love” about the Penokee Hills mining resistance.

11:30-Noon • Review: Chequamegon Bay Area Studies
Ana Tochterman, director of research programs at the Center for Rural Communities, and Emily Donaldson and KayDee Johnson,  Northland College sustainable community development students, will talk about their research in the region. 

Noon-1pm • Simple Lunch
Locally sourced soup and bread (vegan and non-vegan options) with chef Jon Boy Berthel

1-2 • Embroidery, Beading, and Photography Project with Poetry and Music
Join local poet Rob Ganson, Kelly Morse, LA-based farmer/activist/poet Tezozomoc, and others.

2-2:45 • Discovering and Discerning Asbestos in the Penokee Hills
Dr. Tom Fitz, Northland College geoscience professor and Marissa Fish, Northland College geoscience graduate.

2:45-3 • Break

3-4 • 7th Generation Earth Ethics: Protect Our Future
Dr. Patty Loew, Bad River Band of Lake Superior Ojibwe member and life sciences communication professor at the University of Wisconsin, will speak about her 2014 book “7th Generation Earth Ethics” and producing the Bad River youth 2014 film project, “Protect our Future.”

4-5 • Presentation from Washburn Elementary students who were invited to the White House to garden with First Lady Michelle Obama. 

5-6:30 • Break

6:30 –7 • Film reception 

7 – 9pm •”From Wisconsin with Love” Film Premiere and Discussion
A discussion will follow the film with filmmakers Northland College students Aletha Hefko, Sadye McCloud, Axel Peterman, Kalley Rittman, Katelyn Roling, Filmmaker-in-Residence Paulette Moore, featured local harvesters with analysis by Dr. Brian Tochterman, Northland sustainable community development professor. View film livestream.

This event is free and all are welcome. For more information, contact Paulette Moore at pmoore@northland.edu.


April 8, 2016
9:00 am–9:00 pm


Sigurd Olson Environmental Institute
1411 Ellis Ave.
Ashland, WI