WATER IS LIFE: Sara Thomsen, Water Protectors, LaDonna Brave Bull Allard

Rise Up Times

A true matriarch, Ladonna Brave Bull Allard, will be remembered for all she had done to serve humanity: Sacred Stone, her mentoring of the young, her strength, and her vision.

She also was a Standing Rock Sioux historian and water protector who founded the Sacred Stone Camp in 2016  where many people came to resist the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline to bring attention to the environmental risks of the project.

To honor the women at the Line 3 pipeline encampment.

Anishinaabe women are the traditional keepers of the water, water protectors in their tradition. This song by Minnesota singer/songwriter Sara Thomsen was written for Standing Rock, but stands also for the water protectors standing strong against Line 3.

The current issue of Women’s Press honors these women as well.

Here is…

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