Carrie Lee Ferguson

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I live three blocks from the Atlantic Ocean in North Florida.  Suppose one day some people decided that we were no longer allowed on the sand, unable to swim in the ocean because this land was their land, or these waters were their waters.  It would break us. It would break us, this community of sandy toed, salty haired people.  The souls of the surfers would be crushed and could never recover. … Read More

Congress is ready to give a foreign mining company 2,400 acres of forest in Arizona that is cherished ancestral homeland to the Apache natives, land where for centuries the Apache have gathered medicinal plants and acorns, land used for sacred ceremony and prayer. Chairman of the San Carlos Apache Tribe, Terry Rambler, said the first thing he thought about “was not really today, but 50 years from now, probably after my time,… Read More