A few words about

WHAT WE DO

The R.I.S.E. Coalition is on the Frontline of Change within our Communities for Mino-Bimadiziwin.

Elders Programming
  • Elders Council on RISE’s BOARD
  • Attend & Listen to Elders
  • Environmental and Tribal Political Updates
  • Traditional Art classes
  • Share Resolutions
  • Elders Transportation
  • Seek Resources
Youth Programming
  • Cultural Gathering Events
  • Earth Day Events
  • Girls Groups
  • Advocate for Youth Concerns
  • Self-Defense Classes
  • Transportation needs
  • Support Youth Councils
  • LIEC/JOM Meetings
Water & Environmental Advocacy
  • Speak up for the environment
  • Partnership with Waadookawaad Amikwag
  • Line 3/93 Meetings and Hearings
  • Line 5 Meetings & Hearings
  • Collaborate with Allies
  • Teaching about Frontline work 
Culture & Language Reclamation
  • Iskamizige – Maple Syrup Processing
  • Gitigaanige – Traditional Gardening & Food Preservation
  • Mashkiikiige – Medicine Gathering
  • Ozhichige – Traditional Art classes
  • Waakaa’iganige – Traditional Structure Building
  • Manoominike – Wild Rice Gathering & Processing
  • Mawinzo – Wild Berry Gathering
  • Gibaakobizhige – Canning/Jam making 
  • Noojimo’iwewin – Traditional Healing Practices
  • Waabaabiganige – Traditional Clay Pottery
  • Aadizookaan – Traditional Storytelling
  • Bami’bimaadiziwin – Support Treaty Rights
  • Mino-bimaadiziwin – Hunting, Fishing, Gathering
  • Dewe’igan – Support Drum Groups
Education & Advocacy
  • Toxic Tours
  • School Events & Collaborations
  • Earth Day Activities w/ students
  • Hydrological Student Teach-In w/Dale
    Greene
  • Waadookawaad Amikwag Webinar
  • Podcasts/ Youtube/ Social Media
  • United Theological Seminary Leadership
    Center for Social Justice (9 mo cohort)
  • Financial Racism webinars
Adult Programming
  • Cultural Gathering Events
  • Advocate for Indigenous Adult Concerns
  • Support Treaty Rights
  • Employment: FT, PT, Temp, Contract;
  • Working in personal areas of interest
  • Support in going to meetings
  • Transportation for voting and other needs
Policy Change
  • MCT/TEC/RBC/MIAC Meetings
  • State, Federal, Tribal, MPCA, EPA, Army
    Corps, Public Comment, Permitting &
    Consultation Meetings
  • Tribal Constitution Reform Meetings
  • Other Anishinaabeg Meetings
  • Get Out the Vote
  • Cloquet Inclusion Work
  • ROMR- Rights of Misizibi
  • REAP/MESH – Racial Equity/End
    Homelessness
  • Frontline work- Line 3/93, Line 5, ICWA,
    Polymet – other court proceedings
  • Missing and Murdered Indigenous Peoples
  • Building Unity with WI Treaty
    Convergence
  • Creating Nookomis Adoopowin Nonprofit
  • Organization to further the work of RISE
    & Native Women and communities
    everywhere
  • Decolonizing the workplace
Big Needs to help continue work:
  • Solar powered offices
  • Solar Chargers for devices
  • Work Space/ Storage for Camps & More
    Employees
  • Eco-Friendly Company Vehicles
  • Desktops & Laptops
  • Digital Network, Website, Emails
  • 2 or more Screen Printing Setups with Mac
    Computers
  • Supplies to create swag and
    gear
Want to make a difference?

Donate TODAY to help our efforts on the ground. Miigwech!

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