Essay: Standing together.

We, Menominees, were given the responsibility to look after that river and land by the creator thousands of years ago, and that supersedes any treaty or law. This Menominee River is a part of me; its essence is within my soul.

Editor's Note: This essay is part of “Sacred Water," EHN's ongoing investigation into Native American struggles—and successes—to protect culturally significant water sources on and off the reservation.

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