We have invited Gigi Coyle and Orland Bishop to join for the second of our interview series. Both Gigi (Co-founder of Walking Water) and Orland have dedicated their lives to, and been guided by, Water. They are Guardians of Walking Water and have collaborated together for some years now. We are excited to explore deeper their relationship to water and what they see is needed for a healthy water future.
For our third In Conversation With ... we welcome Simone Senogles and Marian Moore of the Line 3 campaign in Minnesota and Crystal Cavalier-Keck of the NoMVP Southgate pipeline campaign. We will discuss both of these campaigns, their current status and the damage pipelines do to the waters, lands and peoples.
We have invited Kathy Bancroft and Alan Bacock to join us for our first interview. Kathy Bancroft is the Tribal Historic Preservation officer and Elder of the Lone Pine Paiute-Shoshone tribe and Alan Bacock is the former water coordinator with the Big Pine Paiute Tribe. Both have been instrumental on the path of Walking Water. We will hear some of the water history of Payahuunadu (Owens Valley, Eastern Sierras, CA), what is happening currently in the valley's relationship with Los Angeles and about the vision that is held by the Numu/Paiute peoples.
HYMN TO THE ATMOSPHERE by Claire Peaslee Let us now praise skywater, its elemental dance. Hola, aloha, halo, high and hello. Let us sing (ashay) of the everlasting gush of micro droplets, rising… rising… on geysers of tropical air. Marvel at the massive mists that perpetually yield
BEING A FLOWING RIVER Esther Raab Translation: Emma Sham-Ba Ayalon Being a flowing river And not a lake that raises algae. A river that displays from its banks Old stones Covered with moss and hyssop. Gladly tearing off Thin willow twigs. Carrying them away Toward a source. Swirling beams of
INTERVIEW WITH KATHY BANCROFT Kathy Bancroft is the tribal historic preservation officer of the Lone Paine Paiute Tribe and an advisor to Walking Water. She recently took some time to answer our questions. KATE - Can you say a little about you childhood and where you were born, and