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Celebrate Water and Water Resources with our communities

Strawberry Festival downtown Chassell in July

Takes place annually in July, usually the weekend after the fourth of July. Please visit for updates on the Strawberry Festival as well as other local events.


Healing Circle Walk/ Run in July

Honor Anishinaabe solidarity by participating in all or part of the annual Healing Circle Walk/ Run, an 8-day run/walk connecting ten Ojibwa communities. For updates on this event, please visit To learn more, please see the Summer 2014 edition of Mazina’igan Supplement.


KBIC Lake Superior Day at Ojibwa Public Recreation Area in July

Takes place annually in July, usually the 3rd Friday. It begins in the morning with a water ceremony, followed by a beach clean up on both sides of the Bay, and concludes with a lunch-n-learn for all participants. Please visit the KBIC NRD website, outreach and education, for updates.


KBIC Water Walk

Our water walk begins at 6 am at First Sands Beach in Pequaming and continues around the Bay to Sand Point in Baraga. Taking place annually on the Wednesday before Pow Wow, all ages, genders, and ethnicities are welcome to walk for the water with KBIC.

Inspired by Josephine Mandamin’s (February 21, 1942 – February 22, 2019) first water walk, walks take place across Turtle Island. Josephine was an Anishinaabe First Nations grandmother who began the movement, walking more than 10,000 miles in total for the healing of the water.


KBIC Pow Wow

Takes place annually on the last weekend of July at the Ojibwa Public Recreation Area pow wow grounds in Baraga.