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Nibi Walk for the Willow River

Presented by North Woods and Waters of the St. Croix Heritage Area at Source of the Willow River, Clear Lake WI

Apr 30 2021
May 01 2021
Nibi Walk for the Willow River

Ojibwe Elder Sharon Day invites you to walk with her on a Nibi (Water) Walk on April 29 and May 1, Sharon (and other walkers) will carry water from the Willow River’s headwaters near Clear Lake to where it enters the St. Croix near Hudson, WI.

Nibi (Water) Walks are based in Ojibwe Ceremonial Water Teachings. According to Sharon Day, “The reason we walk is to honor the rivers and all water and to speak to the water spirits so that there will be healthy rivers, lakes and oceans for our ancestors in the generations to come.”

An orientation (held virtually at 10:00 a.m. Saturday morning, April 3) will prepare all walkers to participate in the two day walk safely, comfortably, and reverently. COVID-19 protocols for ensuring the

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  • Apr 30, 2021 at 08:00 am - 05:00 pm (Fri)
  • May 1, 2021 at 08:00 am - 05:00 pm (Sat)

Additional time info:

These times are approximate.  Detailed information will be provided during the orientation session.  Please register for the Nibi Walk and we will send Zoom information for the orientation, which will be held on April 3 at 10:00 a.m.  Receptions will be held at the end of each day, in New Richmond on April 30, and in Hudson on May 1.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


Source of the Willow River

Clear Lake, WI 54005

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