Tag Archives: Mississippi River

Minnesota Caucus Resolution: Save the Mississippi River Gorge

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.

Susu Jeffrey | The War Against the Indians and Our Water

Two illegal construction projects currently threaten the flow to Coldwater Springs, an acknowledged Dakota sacred site.

BDOTE DAKOTA WATER SUMMIT

The summit will focus on bringing together spiritual and environmental understandings in order to protect the water commons.

Susu Jeffrey: The Hum of the Blood of the Earth [The Mississippi River Poem]

The Hum of the Blood of the Earth                                         after Pare Lorentz   By Susu Jeffrey   Water roaring over rocks in Dakotah, Min-ne-rah-rah                  the sound of the falls   discovered by Father Hennepin     whilst a prisoner       of native people                  hard limestone                  overlays                        sand                stone Big River […]

Susu Jeffrey: We Speak for the 70 Percent

Photo: ridhamuslim.blogspot.com We Speak for the 70 Percent by Susu Jeffrey   We speak for the 70-percent. Our bodies are 70 percent water. The surface of the earth is 70 percent water. We are the water people on the water planet.   If you could wring out a rock you’d get water. Water is the […]

Fracking Opponents Create Sandstorms in Minnesota

First it was tea. Then it was salt. Now it’s sand. Anti-frac sand activist Steve Clemens being arrested. (Rise Up Times, originally published in the Winona Daily News) PopularResistance.org  February 18, 2014  Originally published on WagingNonviolence.org Successful nonviolent action often hinges on fusing the transcendent with the everyday. While it frames the struggle in visionary terms like […]

Steve Clemens: Sand Frac Trial in Winona MN

When Law Becomes An Idol By Steve Clemens  Feb. 3, 2014  Minnonista Related Galleries> Photo Gallery: Frac Sand Protests (4/29/13)    Thirty-five people were arrested for trespassing during a large protest against frac sand Monday morning staged at two separate locations in Winona.  April 29, 2013 Day 1 of Frac Sand Trial in Winona, MN “I […]