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),…

How far would you walk for clean water?

http://www.youtu.be/Nphh_8UzSNU "We need to care for the water instead of merely use it," states Sharon Day, an Ojibwe elder leading the Ohio River Water Walk (Nibi) 966 miles from Pittsburgh, PA to Cairo, IL starting on #EarthDay .  Every step is a prayer for the most polluted river in the United States. For more info…