The Circles of Cultures and of Water

By Alison Jones, Executive Director of No Water No Life In the 1970’s my mother gave me Touch the Earth: A Self-Portrait of Indian Existence by T. C. McLuhan (1971). I was intrigued by the sepia photographs of Native Americans by Edward S. Curtis. After reading Timothy Egan’s book on Curtis (The Short Nights of a Shadow Catcher, 2012),…