"This year, we entered phase two of Walking Water beginning where we ended last year – the Owens Lake in the Owens Valley, California. The Owens Lake has been dry since the 1920’s after the Owens River was diverted away from its original destination and was fed into the LA Aqueduct. Previous to the settlers, it was a site of huge significance and life to the Paiute peoples and now it is a construction site for a huge mitigation project having become one of the most toxic air pollutant areas in North America..."
Walking Water is an invitation, an action, an educational journey and a prayer intended to bring together the voices of the many Peoples of the Eastern Sierra and Los Angeles watersheds through the act of walking together – through a pilgrimage that follows the waterways — natural and manmade — between Mono Lake and Los Angeles. It includes the way of circle — the practice of deep listening and speaking that contributes to community building, the sharing of old and new stories, the healing of differences and conflict.
Learn More: http://walking-water.org