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From Home to Headwaters

FROM HOME TO HEADWATERS By Nina Gordon-Kirsch Photo by Theresa Martin, at Highland Lakes, Hungalelti-Washoe Land Roughly five years ago, a seed was planted in my chest that I had to walk to my headwaters (read more here from a previous WW newsletter) and use the journey to teach my high school students where their water comes from.

By |September 27th, 2022|Uncategorized|

LA Walks of Resilience and Accountability

LA WALKS OF RESILIENCE AND ACCOUNTABILITY After nearly 3 years of not holding walks due to the pandemic, we decided to begin our initiative Walks of Resilience and Accountability in Los Angeles, CA in partnership with the Owens Valley Indian Water Commission and members of the Tongva community. We walked with the acknowledgement that for both the Paiute and Tongva tribes

By |July 13th, 2022|Uncategorized|

Talking Water with Barbara Vlamis of AquAlliance and MaMuse.

TALKING WATER WITH BARBARA VLAMIS of AquAlliance and MaMuse Season 1, Episode 8 Our conversation focuses on the work of AquAlliance whose mission is to defend northern California waters and to challenge threats to the hydrologic health of the Northern Sacramento River watershed. We also receive some beautiful music from MaMuse including a song called 'River Under the River'

By |July 8th, 2022|Podcast|

Walking to the headwaters

WALKING TO THE HEADWATERS By Julia Maryanska 5 years ago, water protector, high school teacher and former Walking Water collaborator, Nina Gordon-Kirsch received a vision that she was meant to walk her waters – from the end use of her home in Oakland to the Headwaters. This Summer, she has made that a reality! Currently, she is halfway through her

By |July 6th, 2022|Uncategorized|

Talking Water with Marcela Olivera

TALKING WATER WITH MARCELA OLIVERA Season 1, Episode 7 Join us in welcoming Marcela Olivera Our conversation focuses on themes such as water privatization, the human rights of water and ways of community building around water. Also, Marcela shares about the water wars in Cochabamba, Bolivia, and how the peoples uprising reclaimed the water from the private water

By |May 25th, 2022|Podcast|

Talking Water with Marsela Pecanac & Lila Kusturica

TALKING WATER WITH MARSELA PECANAC & LEJLA KUSTURICA Season 1, Episode 6 ACT supports activists and artists in the Western Balkans by helping them rebuild their communities and by challenging systemic injustice through frontline partnerships and strategic campaigns. ACT's nomination helped secure the 2021 Goldman Environmental Award for Europe for the Brave Women of Kruscica in Bosnia and

By |May 9th, 2022|Podcast|
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