For Native Americans, a river is more than a ‘person,’ it is also a sacred place

October 8, 2017
By Rosalyn R. LaPier
The Conversation

The environmental group Deep Green Resistance recently filed a first-of-its-kind legal suit against the state of Colorado asking for personhood rights for the Colorado River.

If successful, it would mean lawsuits can brought on behalf of the river for any harm done to it, as if it were a person.