6th Bi-Annual Nibi Miinawaa Manoomin Symposium

Women Protecting Our Water and Wild Rice
October 13, 2 PM- October 15, 5 PM


a wild rice paddy framed by a pink sunset sky

Shooting Star Casino

Ikwe Oganawendaan Nibi Miinawaa Manoomin — Women Protecting our Water and Wild Rice — is a symposium that will offer an important opportunity for Anishinaabe Nations and the University of Minnesota to learn about shared concerns and responsibilities affecting wild rice and water. This year’s symposium will focus on the roles that women have in taking care of rice and water for this and future generations. Speakers this year include UMN President Joan Gabel, Tom Goldtooth, Brenda Child, Kyle Whyte, and many others.