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the Mississippi gorge, from the confluence of the Minnesota and Mississippi rivers upstream to the falls now called St. Anthony, is the only true river gorge on the entire 2,350-mile length of the great river.
Two illegal construction projects currently threaten the flow to Coldwater Springs, an acknowledged Dakota sacred site.
The American Indian Religious Freedom Act of 1978 protects and preserves religious rights and cultural practices including access to sacred sites, freedom to worship through ceremonial and traditional rights, and use and possession of objects considered sacred. Spring water is considered sacred. By Susu Jeffrey Published in the newsletter of the Women’s International League for […]