Bad River Band keeps fighting for rights

 

May 10, 2024

Jana Peterson

Mike Wiggins Jr., former chairman of the Bad River Band of Lake Superior Chippewa, addresses the audience before Saturday's showing of "Bad River" at FDLTCC during Thunder Film Fest Saturday.

The Thunder Film Fest welcomed a regional celebrity to its screening of the "Bad River" documentary Saturday afternoon at Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College. Mike Wiggins Jr., former chairman of the Bad River Band of Lake Superior Chippewa, was the guest of honor and featured in the movie.

"Bad River" tells the story of the Wisconsin-

based Bad River Band and its ongoing fight for sovereignty - not only its recent legal battle over the 70-year-old Enbridge Line 5 pipeline and the threat to the Bad River Band and Lake Superior, but also a long history of official mistreatment: children be...



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