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[The Ohio River Speaks] In My Grandfather’s Words

The Ohio River is the most polluted river in the United States. In this series of essays entitled ‘The Ohio River Speaks,‘ Will Falk travels the length of the river and tells her story. Find the rest of Will’s journey with the Ohio River here. The Ohio River first spoke to me through my grandfather. I … Continue reading [The Ohio River Speaks] In My Grandfather’s Words

[The Ohio River Speaks] When History Becomes Hallucination

The Ohio River is the most polluted river in the United States. In this series of essays entitled ‘The Ohio River Speaks,‘ Will Falk travels the length of the river and tells her story. Read the first, second, third, fourth, fifth, sixth, seventh, eighth and ninth part of Will’s journey. On the Tidioute Bridge, where forests … Continue reading [The Ohio River Speaks] When History Becomes Hallucination

Rain on a River’s Face

The Ohio River is the most polluted river in the United States. In this series of essays entitled ‘The Ohio River Speaks,‘ Will Falk travels the length of the river and tells her story. Read the first, second, third, fourth, fifth, sixth, seventh and eighth part of Will’s journey. As the bow of my kayak slid … Continue reading Rain on a River’s Face

Clearcuts and Poisoned Rivers with Will Falk and Joshua Wright

This podcast features two interviews. First, we speak with Joshua Wright about current logging of old-growth forest in the Mattole River Watershed, as well as on Vancouver Island and in Alaska. Second, we speak with Will Falk. Will is currently journeying the length of the Ohio River (the most polluted river in the United States) … Continue reading Clearcuts and Poisoned Rivers with Will Falk and Joshua Wright

“Wild Mind” Program for Activists & Revolutionaries

This Wild Mind Intensive program is offered by the Animas Valley Institute to Deep Green Resistance organizers, allies, and supporters. It will be held near Portland, Oregon in the United States. “Wild Mind” Intensive for Activists & Revolutionaries Those who confront oppression and destruction often struggle with profound stress and disconnection. This intensive aims to … Continue reading “Wild Mind” Program for Activists & Revolutionaries

[The Ohio River Speaks] Everyday Ecocide and Garden-Variety Genocide

In this writing, taken from ‘The Ohio River Speaks,‘ Will Falk shares the history and songs of the River. Through documenting the journey with the Ohio River, Will seeks to strengthens others fighting to protect what is left of the natural world. Read the first, second and third part of Will’s journey. Everyday Ecocide and … Continue reading [The Ohio River Speaks] Everyday Ecocide and Garden-Variety Genocide

Thank You Mother Earth

Jack D. Forbes (Powhatan-Renapé and Lenape) was the author of  Columbus and Other Cannibals, one of the most important books ever written. In this writing Jack Forbes offers thanks to those living with awareness of the interconnectedness of all life.  Thank you mother earth, for holding me on your breast. You always love me no … Continue reading Thank You Mother Earth

[The Ohio River Speaks] Peace: A Song the Ohio River Sings

In this writing, taken from ‘The Ohio River Speaks‘, Will Falk describes the communication, the journey and the relationship shared.  Through documenting the journey with the Ohio River Will seeks to strengthens others fighting to protect what is left of the natural world. Read the first and second part of Will’s journey. Peace: A Song … Continue reading [The Ohio River Speaks] Peace: A Song the Ohio River Sings

How Prairie Dogs Cry for Rain

How Prairie Dogs Cry for Rain: Reflections on Shelter, Rain, and Drought By Madronna Holden “If you kill off the prairie dogs, there will be no one to cry for rain.” — Traditional Navajo warning One former prairie dog town stretched 25,000 square miles with its burrows sheltering 400 million animals.  When 20th century industry encountered … Continue reading How Prairie Dogs Cry for Rain

[The Ohio River Speaks] Can a River Save Your Life?

In this writing, taken from ‘The Ohio River Speaks‘, Will Falk describes the urgency in which he seeks to protect the natural world. Through documenting the journey with the Ohio River he strengthens others fighting to protect what is left of the natural world. Read the first part of the journey here. By Will Falk/The … Continue reading [The Ohio River Speaks] Can a River Save Your Life?