Public Interest in the Land: An Eloquent Defense

22 Feb

Laura Stewart on Prairie Pastures, guest blogging for the Justice & Right Relations Committee, Sask Conference, United Church

…To those of us who know and love the pastures, it was a stunning announcement. We began to realize that we are few; that we have not spoken of what we know; we have assumed that others know and understand. As we began to talk and question, we discovered that we are now even fewer: any federal or provincial employees with any connection to the issue have been ordered not to talk. This is a profound injustice, when the issue is already rooted in disconnection, ignorance, and silence. The public does not know its own interest in these lands….

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