For the Earth and Water Walk 2017, From West to East
Lifting off from Duluth, MN April 19/20. Learn more.
Missouri River Water Walk – August 1st, 2017.
On August 1 we will begin a water walk for the Missouri River. This walk will take nearly two months. The walk begins in the headwaters of the Missouri in Montana. The walk will take us through the Standing Rock Reservation along the Missouri River and Lake Oahe. We still stand with Standing Rock! Once the Missouri becomes navigable at Sioux City we will begin using a floating lodge, making stops at river towns along the way to talk about the water. The walk ends at the confluence of the Missouri and Mississippi in Saint Louis (roughly September 17).
Throughout our walk we listen to the communities along the river. Everyone has a water issue and a water story. We help carry all of these stories downstream so that no story is in isolation. Together we will tell the story of the river. By the end of our journey our floating lodge will be covered in art made through community conversations. It’s never too late or too early to contact us about how we might connect with you when we walk through your community.
We cannot do this without your support. Click here to learn more about the many ways you can help us, from donations to snacks, to anyone got an RV we can borrow?
Previous Water Walks
Potomac River Water Walk | October 7 – 19, 2016
MNi’sota River Water Walk | March 25th – April 1st, 2016
James River Unity Water Walk | May 11 – 22, 2015
More details to follow. This walk is in collaboration with Indigenous Women who reside in the state of Virginia along with the James River Association.
Cuyahoga River Water Walk | June 22 – 25, 2015
Begins at the headwaters on the 22nd and ends in Cleveland at the mouth of river on June 25. This walk is in collaboration with Bright Water Rising, a local organization lead by Kathy Skerritt.
For more information, please contact Sharon M. Day at firstname.lastname@example.org.