Earth Speaks: Native Americans Speak about the Earth

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Jennifer

I was grateful to see this. Many of us in Northeast PA are trying to close the door to fracking in the Upper Delaware River Basin. As a mostly white population, some pro and some anti fracking, I heard our voices echoed in the Native people. I am saddened but also understanding of the dire ...Read more

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