On May 24th, 2012 Jeff Bear from urbanrez productions (urbanrez.ca) will be flying to Sault Ste Marie from B.C. He will be screening the documentary that he made about last years historical water walk. The screening will be at Algoma University in the Great West Life Amphitheatre. Doors open at 7pm, and things will get underway at 7:30pm
Three Native American women are walking across Mississippi on their way to Lake Superior. MPB’s Jeffrey Hess reports that they are carrying a bucket of water from the Gulf of Mexico to Wisconsin to raise awareness about clean water.
Two Anishinawbe Grandmothers, and a group of Anishinawbe Women and Men have taken action regarding the water issue by walking the perimeter of the Great Lakes.
Along with a group of Anishinabe-que and supports, they walked around Lake Superior in Spring 2003, around Lake Michigan in 2004, Lake Huron in 2005, Lake Ontario in 2006 and Lake Erie in 2007.