For schedule people should call 715-774-3333.
June 29, Aug.
sacred journey around Lake Superior to bring forth community visions
to protect the air, land, and water for Seven Generations yet to come.
Leave Waverly Beach at sunrise (Odanah, WI) arrive in Red Cliff
Highway 2 to Highway 13
From Odanah we will walk to Red Cliff WI, following Highway 2 and
13. The annual Red Cliff Pow-Wow will held during this week-end. Some
of the walkers will stay in Red cliff for the Pow-Wow and others will
leave the next morning and continue the journey.
Leave Red Cliff at sunrise and continue Herbster, WI. Tom Hastings
has offered his yard as a place to camp. Tom's home is located on
Highway 13 Superior and Duluth. This site will be used for a couple
of sites if needed.
Red Cliff walk to Cornucopia Highway 13
Walkers will leave Tom's and return to Herbster, WI and walk to Tom's.
(Some walkers may want to drive back to Red Cliff for the Pow-Wow
for part of the day.)
to Wisconsin Point in Superior Highway 13 to Cty Highway FF to Cty
Highway F. Arrive in Maple,WI. Runners will run on the Tri County
Corridor through Maple, Popular, and Wentworth to Moccasin Mike Road
thenTurn right on to Wisconsin Point Road. Gathering at end of Wisconsin
Point Road at 6:00 P.M.
feel free to join the runners for short time or meet them at the intersections
along the Tri County Corridor. (The Tri County corridor runs almost
parallel to the north side of Highway 2.)
Leave Tom's and continue on to Superior WI. (In Superior and Duluth
we will walk as close to the lake as safety permits. We may need to
drive over St Louis River. (Walkers may camp at Tom's or at a location
in the Duluth/Superior area.)
from end of Michigan Point in Duluth along the Lakefront Potluck Picnic
at Leif Ericson Park on the Lake Walk at 2:00 P.M. For more information
regarding the picnic contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Leave Superior WI and walk thorough Duluth MN. The exact route will
be decided the day before so consideration can be given to the weather,
traffics, etc (Camp at Tom's or in the Duluth/Superior area)
Leave from Duluth MN and walk to Knife River. (Camping arrangements
will join the festivities in Grand Marais, MN.
Leave Knife River and walk to Gooseberry Falls. (Camping arrangements
Leave Gooseberry Falls and walk to Illgen City MN. (Camping arrangements
Leave Illgen City MN and walk to Temperance River. (Camping arrangements
Leave Temperance River, and walk to Grand Marais MN. (Camping arrangements
Leave Grand Marais MN and walk to Hoveland MN. (Camping arrangements
Leave Hoveland MN and walk to Grand Portage MN. (Camping arrangements
Leave Grand Marais MN and walk to Pigeon River US - Canada Border.
(Camping arrangements (TBA)
Leave Pigeon River and walk to Crooks CA (Camping arrangements TBA)
Leave Crooks CA and walk to Moose Hill CA (Camping arrangements TBA)
Leave Moose Hill CA and Arrive in Thunder Bay CA. (Camping arrangements
Thunder Bay check gear and review the journey through Canada.
All camping arrangements will be TBA on route. This schedule is
also subject to change due to weather and road/walking conditions.
Goal: Leave Thunder Bay and arrive at the Soo by August 12.
Time 27 days.
Leave Thunder Bay CA arrive Silver Harbour CA
Leave Silver Harbour CA arrive Loon CA
Leave Loon CA arrive Dorion CA
Leave Dorion CA arrive Nipigon CA
Leave Nipigon arrive Jackpine River
Leave Jackpine River arrive Gravel CA
Leave Gravel CA arrive Schreiber CA
Leave Schreiber CA arrive Terrance Bay
Leave Terrance Bay arrive north of Jackfish Bay
Leave Jackfish Bay CA arrive Ripple CA
Leave Ripple CA arrive Coldwell CA
Leave Coldwell CA arrive Marathon CA
Leave Marathon CA arrive Hemb CA
Leave Hemb CA arrive White Lake
Leave White Lake CA arrive White River
Leave White River CA arrive Obatanga Provincial Park
Leave Obatanga Provincial Park arrive half way between the park and
Arrive in Wawa CA
Leave Wawa CA arrive near Brule Hill
Wednesday August 2 Walkers arrive in Ba-wah-ting Territory (Sault
Leave near Brule Hill walk south towards Montreal River Harbour CA
3-6 Walkers camped in Garden River
Continue south arrive in Montreal River Harbour CA
Leave Montreal River Harbour CA arrive Pancake Bay Provincial Park
Pancake Bay CA to Trans Canada Highway
Water Ceremony at Garden River
Trans Canada Highway to Sault Ste. Marie CA
Workshop at Sault College "Persistent Organic Pollutants"
Sault Ste. Marie CA south to Highway 28 continue west on Highway 28
Protecting our Waters Concert: Superior Rocks @ Roberta Bondar
Pavillion / 8:00 pm
Continue west on Highway 28
United Nations Day for the World's Indigenous People Sacred
Walk resumes walk across the International Bridge @ 9:00 a.m. Welcome
by U.S. Tribes / Honour song / walk to Tribal cultural Building. Noon
- community potluck, hosted by Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa
Continue west on Highway 28 arrive McMillen MI
Leave McMillen MI arrive west of Seney MI
Leave Seney MI arrive Shingleton MI
Continue west and arrive in Au Train MI
Leave Au Train MI arrive Harvey MI
Leave Harvey arrive arrive Marquette MI
Leave Marquette MI arrive Ishpeming MI
Leave Ishpeming MI arrive Van Riper Sate Park
Continue west on Highway 28
Arrive Coventington MI
Leave Covenington MI arrive Kenton MI
August 21 - Monday
Leave Kenton MI arrive Ewen MI
August 22 - Tuesday
Leave Ewing MI arrive Bergland MI
August 23 -Wednesday
Leave Bergland MI arrive Wakefield Mi
August 24 - Thursday
Leave Wakefield MI arrive Ironwood MI
will stay in Ironwood, Michigan Thursday night, and on Friday afternoon
will arrive at Bad River (Birch Hill to Waverly Beach to the Odanah
powwow grounds). Will send more exact time later.
August 25 - Friday
Leave Ironwood MI arrive Saxon WI
August 26 - Saturday
Leave Saxon WI arrive in Odanah WI for the pow-wow.
Odanah, WI ( on the Bad River Reservation),
The Walk to Remember returns to where it began!
Bad River Pow wow on August 26-27, 2000.
For Pow wow info, call Amoose 715 682 7895.
Frank K. Koehn
P.O. Box 3
Herbster, WI 54844-0003