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PAGE23MAZINAIGANFALL2013HEALINGCIRCLESANDYLAKE2013HealingCircleRundrawsrecordnumberofyouthIncludesPenokeeHillsinthehealingcircleGLIFWCwashonoredtohavemembersoftheelderadvisorycommitteeandcontributorsforthelanguageprogramattendtheBoardofCommissionersmeetingatBlackBearCasinoResortandtheSandyLakefeastandceremony.TheywererecognizedfortheirmanycontributionstowardsthecompletionofanewOjibwemowinbookDibaajimowinanAnishinaabeStoriesofCultureandRespect.BackrowfromtheleftJimSt.ArnoldWesleyBallingerVeronicaSmithBarbaraNolanMaryMooseLeonardMooseJPMontanoFredAckleyDanaJacksonLarrySmallwoodRobertVanZileLeonValliereJasonMaloneyLeviTadgersonandMarkVanZile.FrontRowLeoraLancasterAprilLindalaMichelleDeFoeFrancesVanZileDianeDeFoeGenevieveGoslinDougSamandBennyRogers.PhotobyJenniferBurnettBeforesettingoutontheHealingCircleRunparticipantsandsupporterssharedamorningtalkingcircleandceremonyatPipestoneFallsdeepintheLacCourteOreillesLCOReservationonJuly13.HanddrumsingerandveteranGaryQuardererofLCOlowerrightparticipatedintheceremonyhelpingrunnersandwalkersstartinagoodway.TheannualeventwhichcentersonphysicalandspiritualhealingbeganandendedatLCOJuly13-19.PhotobyCharlieOttoRasmussenInaleft-handpowerposeHealingCirclerunnerswalkersandsupportersstandreadytobegin.Some330participantsmostlyyoungpeoplejoinedacoregroupofrunnersthatcarriedspiritstaffstoallsixWisconsinOjibwereservationsplusLacVieuxDesertinMichiganandFondduLacMinnesota.TheruntookadetouratHurleyWis.toconnectwiththeLacCourteOreillesharvestcampsetupadjacenttotheproposedtaconiteoreminingsiteinthePenokeeHills.PhotobyCharlieOttoRasmussenGLIFWCreturnstositeofSandyLakeTragedyElderadvisorsonlanguageprojecthonoredBarbaraNolanrstspeakerfromGardenRiverOntariospokeonlyinAnishinaabemowinassheexpressedhergratitudeandrespectfortheceremonyandstoryoftheSandyLakeTragedywithGLIFWCboardmembersinattendance.NolanwasoneoftheelderswhocontributedtoGLIFWCsGidaadizookaaninaaniglanguageprojectwhichproducedthebilingualbookDibaajimowinanAnishinaabeStoriesofCultureRespect.PhotobyJenniferBurnettGLIFWChosteditsannualMikwendaagoziwagTheyareRememberedCere-monyatthesiteoftheSandyLakeTragedynowknownastheArmyCorpsofEngineersACoERecreationalSiteonJuly31st.ThedayopenedwithapaddleacrossSandyLaketothesitepriortoafeastandceremonynexttotheMikwendaagoziwagmemorialmonument.AllisdoneinremembranceofthoseOjibweancestorsin1850whosufferedandperishedatthesiteorontheirwayhomehavingbeenforcedtotravelfartoSandyLakefortheirpromisedannuitypayments.AbovepaddlerslandattheSandyLakesiteledbyMicIshamandTomCrumpACoE.PhotobyJenniferBurnett