The 50 Year Struggle, & Deepwater Horizon

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AlJazeeraEnglish | 30 June 2010

Hurricane Alex, with winds of up to 100km an hour, is hampering efforts to clean-up the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. The state department has welcomed help from 12 countries offering to assist with the clean-up. And there has been a rare offer of support from an indigenous community from Ecuador for another indigenous tribe in Louisiana that has been affected by the spill.

Al Jazeera’s Scott Heidler joined the Ecuadorians in Louisiana’s Bay Baptiste. They underwent a long and tough journey in a boat to visit the oil-tained wetlands.


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    • Edger on July 1, 2010 at 19:44

    and bigger than the US Government.

    If we decide to be, after the gold rush…

    Look at Mother Nature on the run

    In the Twentieth Twenty-First Century

    I was lying in a burned out basement

    With the full moon in my eyes

    I was hoping for replacement

    When the sun burst through the sky

  1. Earth inside human flesh. You see understanding and

    connectedness. They Know, yet remain calm in their struggle, as it is a struggle not just for them, but for the sacredness of all life of which they partake.

    As I have mentioned before, the Edcuadorian government, last year, passed a law for Mother Nature Herself, recognizing Her right to have legal standing in the court of man when She is harmed. Bravo El Ecuador! It is just a beginning, but a glimmer of hope for the future. Native Americans will lead the way. Power to the People.  

  2. …while I was still reading Edger’s diary, I kept thinking “…if only we, the white man, had only listened to the natives from the beginning, how different things would be.

    But our hubris got in the way.  May we start to listen now, and may all those of us who can hear spread the word, through the tubes, through smoke signals, any and everyway so more can hear before it is too late.

    And thanks to you guys here for spreading it.

  3. Oren Lyon

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