• Sunday, July 09, 2017 at 06:00 PM through August 10, 2017

    5th Annual Love Water Not Oil Tour: Featuring Nahko & Annie Humphrey + more


    5th Annual Love Water Not Oil Tour

    This July we invite the public to join us for the 5th Annual Love Water Not Oil Tour. We are expanding our ride this year to cover both Wisconsin and Minnesota. The kick-off date for the tour will be on July 9th in Madison, Wisconsin with a concert at the Majestic Theater featuring Nahko, Annie Humphrey, Gingger Shankar & special guests. On July 14th we will celebrate with a concert at Tom’s Burned Down Cafe on Madeline Island and we will celebrate July 16th at Bayfront Festival Park in Duluth, MN to wrap up the July portion of the Love Water Not Oil tour.

    Music Tour Schedule


    • July 17th - Mural Unveiling Ceremony in Duluth, MN @AICHO Community Center (Dr. Robert Powless Cultural Center, 202 W 2nd Street, Duluth, MNfeaturing artist Votan of NRSGNTS.
      • Details still pending, please save the date 
      • Doors open @7PM - ending TBD 10PM
      • $10 is a suggested donation

    • July 31st - Potluck Benefit, @Hunt Utilities Group (2331 Dancing Wind Rd SW, Pine River, MN 56474) featuring native artist and our horse riders.
      • Doors open @6PM - ending 9PM
      • $20 is a suggested donation
    • August 10th - End of the LINE concert, @River Folk School (303 Railroad St SW Bemidji, Minnesota) featuring Emcee: Annie Humphrey with performances by Sister Tree, Thomas X and friends.
      • 5:30PM - 6:30PM Dinner and Social hour
      • Concert 6:30PM - 8:30PM
      • $20 is a suggested donation


    • July 23rd - Launching from Gii-Ishkonigewag Pow Wow, McGregor, MN
    • July 20th - Park Rapids (Film Showing during break) TBD (Save the Date)
    • August 10th - Bemidji TBD (Save the Date) 
    • More dates and locations TBD


    Winona LaDuke,, 218-280-1720 | Charlie Thayer,, 612-390-6408

    The Horse Ride Against the Current of the Oil

    Song in video by: Annie Humphrey featuring John Trudell

    The tour this year is expanding to fight the proposed expansion of Line 3 and the proposed Line 61 pipeline projects. We will ride horses along proposed pipeline route against the current of the oil while connecting with the land spiritually celebrating the abundance of our Anishinaabe Akiing. 

    If you plan to join us for any part or if you’re interested in sponsoring, organizing a group, donating, or volunteering, please contact Charlie,, 612-390-6408

    If you can't join us but want to support the tour, please donate here.  We rely on grassroots fundraising to make this tour possible. 




  • Sunday, July 30, 2017 at 06:00 PM
    The Northland Arboretum in Baxter, MN

    Wild Rice Feast with The Sioux Chef

    A traditional Indigenous feast by The Sioux Chef in honor and celebration of the wild rice harvest and clean water from Minnesota's bountiful lakes.

    Contact Kylie Lemley for more information: (218)616-2952

    Tickets for $40/each

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