Posts by Alina Yaman

Second Annual Gathering at the Headwaters

Following the Global Climate Strike, MNIPL, the RISE Coalition, and Honor the Earth camped out by the Headwaters of the Mississippi River for our second annual weekend-long community Gathering and prayer circle. Some of us packed up our bags and drove up in the afternoon right after the strike on September 20th, setting up tents…

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Protecting the Sacred: A Gathering at the Headwaters

On September 21-23rd, 2018, we came together at the invitation of water protectors, and in collaboration with Honor the Earth and the Minnesota Council of Churches, to honor the sacred headwaters and to urge decision makers to block Line 3. On Sunday, we gathered for an indigenous-led interfaith vigil at the Mississippi Headwaters where leaders…

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