IN CONVERSATION WITH MARSELA PECANAC & LEJLA KUSTURICA 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 Herzegovina in celebration
IN CONVERSATION WITH RINA KEDEM & SAMI AWAD Sami and Rina have worked together for the past few years combining environmental justice, resistance to the Israeli occupation and sacred activism. In this session they will share what they see possible for the region through local powers, language and traditions. They will speak from their work experience in
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.
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