Day 28: Mni Wiconi, Water is Life

While our ancestors were keenly aware of their dependence on Mother Earth, in the United States today many people, sadly, have become disconnected from their water source, land, and, ultimately, a sense of place and belonging.

Jesuit Refugee Service/USA: Administration Budget Proposal Harmful to World’s Refugees

On March 21, 2017, Jesuit Refugee Service/USA released a statement addressing the Trump Administration’s recently released FY18 budget proposal calls for drastic cuts in the funding of the Department of State and the Agency for International Development (USAID), totaling 31 percent from current levels.

Day 27: Your Son Will Live

“Your son will live.” I hear these words with some disbelief, thinking of our Grandmother the Earth, callously and consistently condemned to death with policies and projects that prioritize profit over sustainable life.