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  News release - Sept 26, 2004 - Walpole Island Celebrates Nature
Chief Dean Jacobs, MP Rose Marie Ur, Dave White, Acting Director of the Walpole Island Heritage Centre, John Hageman of Tallgrass Ontario and Michelle Kanter of Carolinian Canada spoke to a crowd at the Walpole Island Fall Fair.
Photo caption: Chief Dean Jacobs, MP Rose Marie Ur and Clint Jacobs of the Walpole Island Heritage Centre unveil a Carolinian Canada bronze plaque to celebrate the protection of significant species and habitats on Walpole Island at the Community Fall Fair on Sunday, September 26.
The Walpole Island Heritage Centre is active in assisting Council and landholders to recognize and care for these special natural features into the future.
www.carolinian.org /NR_sept-26-04.htm   (0 words)

Walpole Island is actually six islands in the channel at the St. Clair River right along the international border between Canada and the United States: St.
Walpole Island is totally involved with those dredging operations because back in about 1992 the federal government decided the sediments were clean enough so they could just go ahead and open up the lake.
Walpole Island was used as a summer hunting area or winter hunting area because of an abundance of fish and wildlife, but not permanently settled for quite a number of years.
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 Walpole Island, First Nation, Canada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Walpole Island Indian Reserve is nestled between Ontario, Canada and Michigan, USA at the mouth of the St. Clair River.
The "Island" is blessed with a unique ecosystem including 6,900 hectares of the richest and most diverse wetlands in all of the Great Lakes.
Walpole Island is also known for it's rare flora and fauna.
www.iisd.org /50comm/commdb/desc/d09.htm   (0 words)

 Walpole Island
It is also known as Walpole Island, named after the "warpoles" which were long wooden starves planted in the ground with the emblems of the First Nations on them.
The "Island" is blessed with a unique ecosystem including 6,900 hectares of the most diverse wetlands in all of the Great Lakes Basin.
Walpole Island has the distinction of being "unceded territory".
www-personal.umich.edu /~ksands/Warpole.html   (0 words)

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Walpole Island Indian Reserve is located between Ontario, Canada, and Michigan at the mouth of the St. Clair River.
Walpole Island is located roughly 24 kilometres downstream of the proposed discharge pipe.
Nearly all of the households on Walpole Island are directly or indirectly involved in hunting, fishing and trapping activities.
www.umich.edu /~snre492/ksands.html   (0 words)

 Walpole Island Heritage Centre: A Research Approach to Solving Community Issues - Indian and Northern Affairs Canada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Walpole Island Heritage Centre: A Research Approach to Solving Community Issues The Walpole Island Heritage Centre or Nin.da.waab.jig (meaning, "those who seek to find"), was officially founded in July 1989 as the research arm of the Walpole Island First Nation, dealing with land claims, environmental protection, and heritage conservation.
The Walpole Island First Nation has maintained a strong community-based decision-making approach sustaining its cultural heritage and traditional knowledge of the environment, while interacting effectively with the non-Aboriginal population.
Walpole Island First Nation was recognized for helping to develop the GREEN Project, in cooperation with the University of Michigan, which teaches community students from kindergarten through high school how to test water quality of rivers and streams, and then share this information with other students all over the world by computer.
www.ainc-inac.gc.ca /pr/pub/ep/cps2_e.html   (0 words)

 Columbia Encyclopedia- New Caledonia - AOL Research & Learn
It comprises the island of New Caledonia, the Isle of Pines, the Loyalty Islands, Walpole Island, and the Huon, Chesterfield, and Belep groups.
The capital is Nouméa on New Caledonia island.
James Cook sighted and named the main island in 1774; the French annexed it in 1853 and made it an overseas territory in 1946.
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 Prairies of Walpole Island
Walpole Island Indian Reserve is part of a large island delta complex situated in the mouth of the St. Clair River at the north end of Lake St. Clair, in Lambton County, Ontario.
The remaining two-thirds are composed of six larger islands on the Canadian side, with the St. Clair International Seaway being the dividing line.
The people of Walpole have a national treasure, and are aware of it, even though their specific values may not rank in the same order as the non-native's.
www-personal.umich.edu /~ksands/flora.html   (0 words)

 Natives want custody of Mother Earth - Capital News Online
Walpole Island has never been covered by a treaty, legislated on or set aside as a reserve — but it’s treated as one.
Walpole Island has negotiated with other jurisdictions for control over these additional lands, but Jacobs says they don’t respect the aboriginal rights to harvest, hunt and gather on the land.
If Walpole Island was turned over to the First Nation people, Jacobs says, they would try to restore the fisheries destroyed by overfishing and pollution, clean up the habitat.
www.carleton.ca /jmc/cnews/10032000/n3.htm   (0 words)

 Walpole Island - 1984 Carolinian Canada Sites
Principally three large delta islands (Walpole, Squirrel and St. Anne) at the mouth of the St. Clair River, these islands are primarily cattail marsh with a series of upland oak-hickory forested ridges interspersed amongst it.
The forest is a classic oak savannah habitat perpetuated as such by frequent fires (Hoffman and Lambs, 1980 in Eagles and Beechey, 1985).
The southern end of Walpole Island forms an extensive wetland complex including aquatic vegetation, extensive Typha marshes which grade into wet prairie which gradually becomes less wet and support extensive wet-mesic and wet prairies which are bordered on their inner edge by one of the largest wet savanna complexes in Ontario.
www.carolinian.org /CarolinianSites_Walpole.htm   (0 words)

 Bkejwanong - Home   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Walpole Island and the surrounding region is called Bkejwanong or "where the waters divide." It has been home to aboriginal people for over six thousand years.
The Walpole Island Heritage Centre or Nin.da.waab.jig, (meaning "those who seek to find"), was officially founded in July 1989 as the research arm of the Walpole Island First Nation, dealing with land claims, environmental protection, and heritage conservation.
Through the effective practices incorporated by the Centre, Walpole Island has become one of the first Native communities in Canada to take on a leadership role in the field of environment and sustainable development.
www.bkejwanong.com /home.asp   (0 words)

 Natural Heritage Information Centre -- Tracks and maintains data on rare species in Ontario
The Walpole ANSI is made up of 3 large delta islands, Walpole, Squirrel and St. Anne, at the mouth of the St. Clair River.
Among wetlands in Ontario, the Walpole Island Complex is outstanding, containing a broad range of biophysical values.
Walpole Island Band Council Under Contract by Dept. of Indian and Northern Affairs.
nhic.mnr.gov.on.ca /areas/areas_report.cfm?areaid=13   (0 words)

 "the People's Paths!" NAIIP News Path! - Commission Finds Surrender of Aboriginal Title to Boblo Island Invalid   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Ottawa (May 10, 2000) -- A 200-acre island in the Detroit River near the town of Amherstburg, On., may remain under aboriginal title because a 1786 land surrender treaty is not valid, the Indian Claims Commission found in a report released today.
The Commission recommends that the Walpole Island First Nation submit a claim through the federal comprehensive claim policy to clarify title to the island.
McKee had secured a surrender of Boblo Island and a seven-square-mile block on the mainland, but the Commission found the surrender invalid because it did not follow the terms of the Royal Proclamation of 1763.
www.yvwiiusdinvnohii.net /News2000/0500/ICC000513BobloIsland.htm   (0 words)

 Project MartinRoost
I travelled along a narrow dirt road to the southern most end of Walpole Island where farm fields meet marsh, (this road is a dyke).
The Island is primarily agricultural surrounded by water.
The marsh at the southern end of the Island consists of a labrynth of smaller Islands with reeds and cattails.
www.purplemartin.org /roost/roostdetail.php?roost=278   (0 words)

 Lake Superior Walkers Protectors of the Waters
Their mission is to reach out and educate all people about protecting the waters, and restoring the earthís natural balance for seven generations to come.
In the 34 km stretch between Walpole Island and Sarnia, there are more than two dozen of the world’s largest chemical and petrochemical companies, whose discharges into the St. Clair River have made the water undrinkable for residents at Walpole Island.
Walpole Island is the third of these seven sacred stopping places.
www.alphacdc.com /treaty/anishinabe.html   (0 words)

 Island of Poison
CORPORATE MALFEASANCE and government neglect have led to the occurrence of a disproportionately high number of birth defects in children born on Walpole Island in Canada, indigenous residents of the island charge.
Approximately 2,000 people from the Ottawa, Pottawanamee and Ujibwe tribes live on Walpole Island, which is located at the mouth of the St. Clair River as it enters Lake St. Clair, just north of Detroit.
One reason residents of Walpole Island may be affected by the chemical pollution to a greater extent than residents in the surrounding area is that much of their diet consists of locally caught fish, duck, muskrat, deer and miscellaneous wild meats.
multinationalmonitor.org /hyper/issues/1992/09/mm0992_07.html   (0 words)

 Even thin ice doesn't stop illegal immigrants [Free Republic]
Some head for Walpole Island, where they can be taken by boat in groups of six to 10 across the St. Clair River.
Lloyd Nadhee, a Walpole Island resident who allegedly assisted the ring, admitted last year in a plea agreement with federal prosecutors that he drove a boat from Walpole Island to a park along the U.S. side of the St. Clair River to pick up illegal immigrants.
On Jan. 4, Bailey said, 28-year-old Robin Soney of Walpole Island and his 48-year-old mother, Jacqueline, were arrested in Wallaceburg, about a mile from Walpole Island, and charged with aiding smuggling after 10 illegal immigrant teenage girls were found in the back of their van.
www.freerepublic.com /forum/a38ac4b184fa2.htm   (0 words)

 Walpole Island - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Walpole Island is an island in southwestern Ontario, Canada on the border between Ontario and Michigan in the United States.
It is located in the mouth of the St.
Community Profile: Walpole Island 46 Indian Reserve, Ontario; Statistics Canada
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Walpole_Island   (182 words)

During the fall and winter of 1909 and 1910, she was placed in dry dock at Manitowac.
The steamer ARROW that had formally run the Island route had burned at her dock at Put-In-Bay.
During the 1920's and 30's she made excursions to Cleveland, Toledo, Kingsville, Detroit, and Walpole Island.
www.kelleysislandhistorical.org /island_ships/chippewa.htm   (0 words)

The last is of greatest concern because of impact on downstream residents, primarily on Walpole Island, in terms of human health, the economy, and traditional lifestyle.
The greatest concern of many Walpole Island and other downstream residents is, however, ICI, which wants to release several billion litres of treated water.
The Walpole Island First Nation advocates an environmental impact assessment for their community that encompasses both human health and the environment.
www.ijc.org /php/publications/html/tribal03.html   (0 words)

 Walpole Visitor Center
Walpole is just 19 miles south of Boston, 26 miles north of Providence, Rhode Island, and 205 miles from New York City.
Walpole is bordered by Dover on the north, Medfield and Norfolk on the west, Foxborough on the south, Sharon and Norwood on the east, and Westwood on the northeast.
This includes information on Walpole gathered by the Department of Revenue, Education Department and the Department of Housing and Development.
www.walpole.ma.us /vwalpole.htm   (0 words)

 Macomb Daily : Walpole Island grass burning causes thick smoke, soot 04/12/05
Macomb Daily : Walpole Island grass burning causes thick smoke, soot 04/12/05
Walpole Island grass burning causes thick smoke, soot
However, fire officials are informing residents that thick smoke seen in the sky since has been caused from "legal burning" of swamp grass on neighboring Harsens Island and Walpole Island.
www.macombdaily.com /stories/041205/sta_walpole001.shtml   (0 words)

 Walpole Island Evangelistic Centre and Area - Castle of Spirits.com Ghost Story   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Walpole Island Evangelistic Centre and Area - Castle of Spirits.com Ghost Story
One more thing about the area is that there are undiscovered burial grounds of my native people on that island.
Many houses are built over them and many of my friends there say that unusual things keep happening whenever they go into another room.
www.castleofspirits.com /stories03/walpole.html   (0 words)

 Walpole Island First Nation to Build $10 Million Water Treatment Facility - Indian and Northern Affairs Canada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
All but a hand-full of houses near the southern edge of the community are serviced by the community’s current water treatment facility.
Since May 2003, under the FNWMS, INAC has provided a total of $67.2 million for 54 major plant upgrades or replacements which are currently under design, construction or completed in 45 First Nation communities in Ontario.
Walpole Island First Nation has an on-reserve membership of 2,200, and is located near Wallaceburg, Ontario.
www.ainc-inac.gc.ca /nr/prs/s-d2005/2-02747_e.html   (0 words)

 (GCRDAZ) Harsens Island by rattrak   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Harsens Island was named for its first white settler, Jacob Harsen, a Dutchman, who came from New York State in the 1780s and began farming on the Island.
This left all the islands of the St Clair Flats as "Indian territory".
Even to this day, actual "ownership" of Harsens Island is subject to controversy, with some First Nation legalists maintaining that neither the British nor the US Federal governments ever properly acquired title to the Island, or for that matter, any of the Islands on the American side of the border, from the First Nations peoples.
www.geocaching.com /seek/cache_details.aspx?wp=GCRDAZ   (0 words)

 Macomb Daily : Sports : Walpole Island event a unique experience 07/15/04
Somewhat unusual is the Ween-Gushk Celebration on Walpole Island Saturday and Sunday.
Many of us have passed the island on our boats but have never stepped foot on the island.
Actually, the Nation is made up of five islands and has some of the best hunting in the country.
www.macombdaily.com /stories/071504/out_boating001.shtml   (0 words)

 Potawatomi Web Genealogy Sources
One group settled on Walpole Island, a piece of unceded land between Canada and the United States.
The names of these Ancestors can be found on annuity rolls and other census records at the Walpole Island First Nation headquarters.
Walpole Island website has additional information on their genealogy resources.
www.kansasheritage.org /PBP/gen/g_source.html   (0 words)

 Walpole-Algonac Ferry - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Walpole-Algonac Ferry serves the city of Algonac, Michigan, and the First Nation reserve of Walpole Island, and (indirectly), Wallaceburg, Ontario, via Highway 40 and Lambton County Road 32.
It is currently one of only two border crossings in all of Canada and the United States that allow people to cross on foot or on bicycle.
This ferry shares the same dock as the Russell Island Russell Island Ferry, but does not serve the island itself.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Walpole-Algonac_Ferry   (0 words)

 Walpole-Algonac Ferry Line Ltd
The Walpole-Algonac Ferry Line has been in operation for over 100 years.  Operating out of Walpole Island (Ontario, Canada) the ferry crosses the St.Clair River to Algonac (Michigan, USA) and is the closest route between Detroit and Chatham/Wallaceburg/London/Toronto areas.
The ferry is minutes away from Historic Downtown Chatham, Dresden Slots, Wallaceburg and District Museum, Family Picnic Shelter at Dover Community Park, St. Clair National Wildlife Area, and a short drive to Chatham and Wallaceburg Restaurants and retailers for you shopping pleasure.
"The Walpole Algonac Ferry Line is dedicated to providing safe and timely service across the St. Clair river...
www.walpolealgonacferry.com   (0 words)

 London Free Press - Local News - Teen arrested in Walpole Island attack
A teenager has been arrested in connection with last weekend’s attack on several Walpole Island police officers.
Keith Edward Thomas, 23, also of Walpole Island, remains in critical condition at London Health Sciences Centre.
A day after the incident, one Walpole Island official said such incidents may not happen if the community had more than six officers.
lfpress.ca /newsstand/News/Local/2006/08/17/1761331.html   (0 words)

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