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MAZINAx19IGANPAGE2WINTER20122013Editorx19snoteThefollowingexcerptisreprintedwithpermissionfromTheMishomisBookTheVoiceoftheOjibwaybyEdwardBenton-Banai.x1cInhistravelsOriginalManbegantonoticethatalltheanimalscameinpairsandtheyreproduced.Andyethewasalone.HespoketohisGrandfathertheCreatorandaskedx1cWhyamIaloneWhyaretherenootheroneslikemex1dGitchieManitoansweredx1cIwillsendsomeonetowalktalkandplaywithyou.x1dHesentMa-en-gunthewolf.WithMa-en-gunbyhissideOriginalManagainspoketoGitchieManitox1cIhavefinishedwhatyouaskedmetodo.IhavevisitedandnamedalltheplantsanimalsandplacesofthisEarth.Whatwouldyounowhavemetodox1dGitchieManitoansweredOriginalManandMa-en-gunx1cEachofyouaretobeabrothertotheother.NowbothofyouaretowalktheEarthandvisitallitsplaces.x1dSoOriginalManandMa-en-gunwalkedtheEarthandcametoknowallofher.Inthisjourneytheybecameveryclosetoeachother.Theybecamelikebrothers.IntheirclosenesstheyrealizedthattheywerebrotherstoalloftheCreation.WhentheyhadcompletedthetaskthatGitchieManitoaskedthemtodotheytalkedwiththeCreatoronceagain.TheCreatorsaidx1cFromthisdayonyouaretoseparateyourpaths.Youmustgoyourdifferentways.x1cWhatshallhappentooneofyouwillalsohappentotheother.EachofyouwillbefearedrespectedandmisunderstoodbythepeoplethatwilllaterjoinyouonthisEarth.x1dAndsoMa-en-gunandOriginalMansetoffontheirdifferentjourneys.Thislastteachingaboutthewolfisimportantforustoday.WhattheGrandfathersaidtothemhascometrue.BoththeIndianandthewolfhavecometobealikeandhaveexperiencedthesamething.Bothofthemmateforlife.BothhaveaClanSystemandatribe.Bothhavehadtheirlandtakenfromthem.Bothhavebeenhuntedfortheirwee-nessi-seehair.Andbothhavebeenpushedveryclosetodestruction.WecantellaboutourfutureasIndianpeoplebylookingatthewolf.Itseemsasthoughthewolfisbeginningtocomebacktothisland.WillthisprovethatIndianpeoplewillceasetobethex1cVanishingAmericansx1dWillIndianpeopleemergetoleadthewaybacktonaturallivingandrespectforourEarthMotherx1dAmessagefromtheteachingx19sauthorx1cx1cNoongommeansnowisacriticaltimeforourrelativeMaweengunmaiingan.InmanymanywaysMaweengunmatiinganhasshowncontinuingloyaltytotheAnishinaabepeopleacrossTurtleIslandtoeveryTribalNationandtoeveryindividual.NOONGOMNOWWEMUSTRETURNTHATLOYALTYBYFIGHTINGBYDEFYINGTHEHUNTINGTHEEXTERMINATIONOFOURBROTHERSISTER.x14BawdwaywidunakaEddieBenton-BanaiOjibweAnishinabeLCORezandDemocratveterantaxpayerThebrotherhoodofmax19iinganandAnishinaabeandthosetakenduetodepredationaddedtothemixthetollonthefreshlydelistedspeciescouldbeharsh.InWisconsinwolfhuntingcannotoccurwithintheexteriorboundariesoftheBadRiverLacCourteOreillesLacduFlambeauRedCliffandMenomi-neereservationsorinthedesignatedStockbridge-Munseewolfzone.Atribalrequesttoaddasix-milebufferaroundthereservationsx19boundariestobetterprotectx1ctribalx1dpackswasdenied.HoweverinMinnesotawhilewolfhuntingisnotallowedontriballandsthestateallowswolfhuntersonpublicorprivatelandswithintheexteriorboundariesofthereservations.InalettertoMinnesotax19sGovernorDaytonFondduLacChairwomanKarenDiverclearlystatesherconcernsafterthetribeadoptedaresolutiondeclaringthatx1ctheFondduLacBandretainssovereignauthorityovertheMax19iinganpopulationontheFondduLacreservation.x1dDiverx19smessagestatesconcernssimilartothoseofWisconsintribesx1cTheFondduLacReservationBusinessCommitteehasfounditnecessarytoadoptthisresolutioninviewoftheMin-nesotaDNRCommissionerLandwehrx19srefusaltoaccommodatetheBandx19srequestthattheStatex19swolfhuntnotincludelandswithintheFondduLacReservation.WeemphaticallyprotestthepaternalisticandunilateralmannerinwhichtheStateofMinnesotaimple-mentedthishuntwithoutpriorconsulta-tionwiththetribesorconsiderationoftheuniqueculturalrelevanceofthewolftous.Itispuzzlingtousthatdespitetheelaborategovernment-to-governmentprotocolswhichwehaveestablishedfortheexerciseoftreatyrightsinthecededterritoriessomehowMinnesotaDNRdidnotdeemtribalinterestsontheirreservationstowarrantthesamedegreeofrespect.x1dBeyondbiologicalconcernsandissuesrelatingtolackofconsultationthetribesmaintainauniqueandverydynamicrelationshipwithmax19iinganwhoisnotonlyanimportantclananimalbutisconsideredabrother.AnOjibweteachingholdsthatthedestiniesofAnishinaabeandmax19iinganparalleleachother.TheteachingastoldinTheMisho-misBookbyEdwardBenton-BanaiappearsbelowGLIFWCx19sPeterDavidreceivesWetlandsRestorationAwardMadisonWis.x14TheWisconsinWetlandsAssociatedWWArecentlyhonoredGLIFWCWildlifeBiologistPeterDavidonOctober25withtheirannualWetlandResto-rationAward.Davidx19slong-timepersonalandprofessionaldedicationtomanoominwildricerestorationearnedhimthewell-deservedrecognition.x1cButaswithmanyleadingadvocatesforacausePeterx19sdutiesareoftentimesindis-tinguishablefromhispersonalpassion.PeteristheleadingexpertonwildriceinWisconsinandhasdonemoretoprotectrestoremanagepromoteresearchandeducateaboutwildricethananyotherpersoninWisconsin.Itbearsrepeatingx14thananyotherpersonx1dwroteRickyLeinWDNRWetlandHabitatTeamsupervisorinhisnominationletter.LeincitedPeterx19ssignificantma-noominbedsurveyworkdocumentationandmappingofbedsinadditiontorestora-tioninitiativesasmajorcontributionstothemanagementofmanoomininWiscon-sin.SuccessfulinbuildingpartnershipsinrestorationprojectsPeterx19sworkhasproducedflourishingnewmanoominbedsaswellasenhancedhistoricbedsbenefittinghumansandwildlifealike.InadditiontohoursoffieldworkincludingreseedingandaerialsurveysPeterhaspushedforthedevelopmentofatribal-statewildricemanagementplanacomprehensivedocumentthatconsidersallaspectsofmanoominx14researchregulationmanagementecologyrestorationandpotentialthreats.TheWetlandRestorationAwardaimsatrecognizingx1con-the-groundwetlandrestorationworkandeffortsthatpromotewetlandrestorationincludingprivateandpublicrestorationprojectsinvasivespeciescontrolprojectsgeneralwetlandstewardshipresearchprogramsormaterialsthatencouragewetlandrestorationx1daccordingtotheWWA.TheWetlandRestorationAwardisoneofthreeawardspresentedbyWWAannually.ThisyeartheWetlandProtectionAwardrecipientswereCarolineClarinandAliceKlinkandMarkSmithreceivedtheWetlandEnjoymentAward.WhilePeterwashonoredtoreceivetheawardheattributessuccessestoateamef-fort.x1cIfeelmorelikeitx19sthefaceofasuccessfulprogramthananindividualawardhere.Somanyotherpeoplemakethispossibleandmakeitwork.Iwashappytoacceptitonbehalfofallofthem.x1dBySueEricksonStaffWriterPeterDavidGLIFWCWildlifeBiologist.photobyJohnColemanNiikaanagMyBrothersMyFriendsContinuedfrompage1ThisartworkbyRabbettStricklandRedCliffexpressestheAnishinaaberelationshipwithmax19iinganandisincorporatedintoaposteravailableonaneducationalwebsitemaiingan.org.MAx19IINGANMazinax19iganapologizesLacduFlambeaux19sHatcheryManagerisButchSt.GermainenotChapman.