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From Beginning to End: Walking the Mississippi River to Celebrate and Cherish Water
March 08, 2013
Eight days into a 1,200-mile trek along one of the longest rivers in the United States—the iconic Mississippi—Sharon Day was looking to hit mile 125 by day’s end...
Fundraiser for Women Walking Length of Mississippi River
February 19, 2013
Two Ojibwe women are planning to walk the entire length of the Mississippi River to draw attention to the plight of Mother Earth’s water...
First Nation Flood Evacuees Back Home But Must Boil Water
David P. Ball
September 23, 2012
One month after more than one in 10 residents of James Smith Cree Nation in Saskatchewan had to be evacuated after historic flooding, nearly half the community remains under a boil...
Dale Carson Takes a Break From Cooking and Ruminates on Water
July 28, 2012
Dale Carson The Western Abenaki Dictionary by Gordon M. Day lists 98—I counted them—versions of the word water ...
Ancient Dam Found at Tikal Helped Sustain Maya for 1,500 Years
July 17, 2012
Scientists have found the remains of an impressive dam in the ancient Mayan city of Tikal, in Guatemala...
Seeking Water From the Sun: Documentary Profiles Solar Water-Purification Program on Navajo Nation
July 08, 2012
A new water-purification system using solar power to purify contaminated groundwater holds promise for solving water problems not only on the Navajo Nation, where it is being teste...
Tribes Work to Raise Awareness of Consumer-Product Pollution in Columbia River System
July 02, 2012
PORTLAND, Oregon—Toxic shampoo residue. Pharmaceuticals. Scary-sounding names like triclosan, Trimethoprim and polybrominated diphenyl ether...
Video From the Wisdom Keepers Gathering, and a Water Prayer Personified
June 22, 2012
June 21 was National Aboriginal Day in Canada, as well as the first full day of summer in the Northern Hemisphere, a fitting day for the Turtle Lodge’s call to prayer for water...
Turtle Lodge Calls for Prayerful Water Offering to Mother Earth
June 21, 2012
From May 24 through 27, 2012, Valerie Taliman and I attended the Gathering of Wisdom Keepers, organized by Anishnaabe spiritual leader Dave Courchene and the Turtle Lodge , which i...
No Evidence That Fracking Contaminates Groundwater: Study
February 17, 2012
It’s not fracking itself, but the sloppy practices surrounding it—or pre-existing issues that hadn’t been studied before fracking started—that cause groundwater contamination, a st...
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