OUR VIEW: Passion and peace work in Cloquet
June 12, 2020
The gathering at Veterans Park last weekend might have caused a stir among community members. Organized by Taysha Martineau, the gathering was inspired by the George Floyd death in Minneapolis and the protests that have rocked cities across the country.
The event could easily have turned out poorly. Some worried that an event in Cloquet had the potential to attract outside troublemakers and cause mayhem and damage.
But it didn’t. Organizers stressed that the event was not a protest but a peaceful gathering of prayer spurred by Native Americans and anyone else who wanted to join them. Mar...