“The water talks to you. The water will tell you the stories.”

CUPE National Indigenous Council and CUPE 4070 member White Eagle Woman, or Lindsay (Loyer) Poll, lives in Treaty 7 territory near Calgary.

Her kookum (grandmother) told stories of pristine water, long before colonization, that was a lake of healing. Now, those waters are poisoned and dangerous to touch.

“Water is life, water is what gives us everything. If we don’t have it, there is nothing. “

Watch and listen to her story about keeping Mother Earth safe for the next seven generations.

Then take the pledge to listen, learn and act: