‘Pray for the waters’: Great Water Gathering brings Indigenous, non-Indigenous protectors together
Traditionally known as ‘water carriers,’ women take on role as protectors of water
By Lenard Monkman CBC News August 18, 2017
Aldeen Mason is a grandmother now, but she still remembers swimming in the Winnipeg River, in her home community of Sagkeeng First Nation. However, her favourite place to swim was also downstream from the local paper mill.