“Water sustains all life. Her songs begin in the tiniest of raindrops, transform to flowing rivers, travel to majestic oceans and thundering clouds and back to earth again. When water is threatened, all living things are threatened.”-Indigenous Declaration on Water, July 8, 2001
Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill — it’s two years later, and the horrible effects continue. We hear all the time about external dangers, like terrorism, that threaten our safety and way of life. But the poisoning of the water and the destruction of the ecosystems that sustain that way of life seems unstoppable.