Sled Dogs To St. Paul
by Tom Olmscheid
Frank Moe ended a 350 plus mile journey by sled dog from Grand Marais Minnesota to the Minnesota State capitol in St. paul Minnesota carrying over 12,000 signatures in a petition protesting Sulfide mining in Northern Minnesota.
Winnie, an Alaskan Husky, watches from a truck kennel as former state Representative Frank Moe arrives at the State Capitol in St. Paul after an 8-day 380 mile dog sled trek to deliver 12,500 petitions to have state and federal permits denied for sulfide mining that would threaten Minnesota's water or natural resources.
Blake Love, of the Heart of the Beast Puppet Theatre, wears a wolf costume to a rally at the State Capitol against sulfide mining in Northern Minnesota.
Former Rep. Frank Moe makes his way to the front of the State Capitol in St. Paul for a rally against sulfide mining and the pollution it could cause to Minnesota's waters and natural resources.
Frank Moe praises his lead dogs after arriving at the State Capitol in St. Paul after an 8-day 380 mile dog sled trek to bring awareness to the pollution that could affect waters and natural resources if sulfide mining is permitted in Northern Minnesota.
Geri Hetterick holds her sign against sulfide mining as she gives some attention to one of the sled dogs during a State Capitol rally.
Sled dogs and supplies are loaded back on to Frank Moe's truck for an easier trip back to Northern Minnesota.
People rally in front of the State Capitol against any permitting for sulfide mining in Northern Minnesota.
Reggie Grey Eagle takes part in a rally on the State Capitol front step against sulfide mining in Northern Minnesota.