Against the might of an economy organized around disposability and extraction, ceramics artist Veronica Castillo and Society of Native Nations team up to reacquaint local families with ancient and intimate relations to clay, body, and earth.
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Greg Harman Marisol Cortez writes this week about various ways people can help the Carrizo-Comecrudo Tribe of Texas (Esto’k Gna) resist the construction of the border wall in the Rio Grande Valley. I encourage everyone to check that post out and choose one of the four ways listed to support […]
Editor’s Note: I interviewed and photographed Pedro Rabago Gutierrez several times over the last few months in relation to his opposition to Energy Transfer Partners’ Trans-Pecos Pipeline. I knew him as Pete Hefflin, as did everyone else around. Last week, Gutierrez was arrested by the Presidio County Sheriff’s Department, not […]
A Greely, Colo., resident locked herself to excavation equipment this morning on the easement of Dallas-based Energy Transfer Partners’ Trans-Pecos Pipeline in Presidio County, Texas. According to a release from organizers at the Two Rivers Camp, Anna Kruger delayed construction operations on the natural-gas line for about three hours and […]
Dozens of self-described water protectors flooded a construction site in Far West Texas this morning, shutting down construction on a high-pressure natural gas pipeline for more than two hours. Members of the Society of Native Nations and Big Bend Defense Coalition, two of several groups fighting the construction of the […]
“It’s the Rio Grande. It’s sacred to many people.” Shortly after 4am on Monday, a small caravan of cars pulled up in front of a pipe yard on the west side of Alpine, Texas – until recently, a rare sight in this remote corner of the state. In the morning […]