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Water Flows Together

Length: 11 min.
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Water Flows Together elevates the importance of acknowledging Indigenous land in outdoor recreation through the voice of Colleen Cooley, one of the few female Diné (Navajo) river guides on the San Juan River. In sharing Colleen's perspective, we are given a glimpse into Native views on issues of water resource management, which are often missing from larger discussions of western water challenges.

The filmmakers would like to acknowledge that this film was produced on the traditional lands of the Diné, Hopi, Ute, and Zuni peoples and honor with gratitude the land itself and the people who have stewarded it throughout the generations.

San Juan River canyon

San Juan River Canyon, Utah

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