Listen: Canada, Champa, ENO discussed on Native Opinion Podcast an American Indian Perspective
"My scepter <music> this before. My name is riley. I wanted to tell you about the lower fled river the river that winds through the heart of our reservation the heart of our culture for us. The river has always been a place to camp until oh stories place to hunt and fish placed harvest fruits and berries police to find quiet quiet and peace police for song and prayer. I i saw but the river has changed over the last hundred years. The nineteen thirties a large dam was built on tribal land the tribes oppose construction of the dam which changed the habitat for fish and wildlife on the river and damaged in aerial sacred to our people after after a long battle. We were able to buy the damn now we manage. The rivers flows to reduce the impact on plants and animals <music>. We're working hard to restore areas that the dam is harmed. Now we face other challenges as the climate continues to change so does the river hotter temperatures in the spring faster snow melt as a result will pay levels of runoff. Come down to fish today. The water is still too high full of debris in years past the fishing was good it at this time of the year we were going to catch some very looks like the fisher <unk> hanging on someplace good watchdog too far. Eh we concede water pretty high and look at all the way down you can get on that trail. It's the larger stuff gotta respect. The water treated good the metal good so maybe it official raking other day for us lisa's h can i get that great big. The river is complex. Climate is complex to because of that complexity. Mice champa says the river needs to be taken care of the attitude of respect and humility yeah good steph in a <hes> we'll have links and the show notes that you guys can watch the whole. The whole series is very very good. <hes> and you know on the show. We've we've mentioned from time to time that you know. <hes> waters are important. Obviously no human can survive without got it and yet it's being treated like a commodity early talking about the corporations are doing you know <hes> we lost him. Reported about the behavior savior of nestle company that is bottling water by the millions and millions of gallon on a daily basis the under some false pretense that eno on the restoration levels of lakes and rivers <hes> are going to remain constant in just isn't the case in in other factors that are also being manmade caused at are being denied by people like trump in his organization that don't care about all these effects that are going on in the also the administration's before the trump administration is this discussion has been happening for many many years and <hes>. You know just some more information for no you're right. They're gonna take care of it. Clean water is the new oil commoditisation annihilation of it so yeah there you go all right we are we are at about two a little a little more than an hour left in the program as we say for us up a full three hours <hes> going to play some music for you guys now if that's okay brother have vigny comments no music break. It's just about needed now. Okay coco quakes all right <hes> it's artist. This is out of canada. This is the jillian taylor band. This is a the title track of their latest album release which was back in march. This song is called village area. Change the call <music> <music> <music> <music> yeah <music> <music> you you know it's always gonna <music> <music> aw home <music> they must <music> absorb <music> voices drifting into the lobby from the sound check sound so timeless must be merging from some ancient wells of soul at the end of the world but it's also."
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