The Bridge with Kira Resistance Update 6/24/17 Lady Tess, Maya White Sparks, Susanne Posel

Kira welcomes fellow Earth Allies members, Lady Tess and Maya White Sparks to the bridge to tell their stories of how they became so invloled in grassroots organizing for mother earth. Lady Tess tells of her experience of having her well permenantly poisoned by fracking.

Kira welcomes Susane Posel back to the bridge for and in-depth discussion about the Russian hacks and why they matter.

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The Bridge with Kira Resistance Update 6/17/17 featuring Joanne Mae Spotted Bear, Mike Gamms and Unpa Numpa

Kira welcomes Joann Mae Spotted Bear and Mike Gamms to the bridge for a peak at the underbelly of Standing Rock and a critique of the 1% in the movement (Indigenous Environmental Network).

Kira welcomes back Unpa Numpa for an update on his trip to Chiapas for the National Indigenous Congress. Unpa Numpa was invited to attend by the Zapatistias. Unpa Numpa encouraged water protectors to contunue their meaningful involvement in the movement by cleaning up their own reservations and neighborhoods.


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The Bridge with Kira live from Roanoke, Defend the Sacred

On June 10, 2017, water protectors, land defenders and pipeline fighters in VA gathered to Defend the Sacred in Roanoke, VA. Organizers, Will Adams and Carolyn Reilly of Bold Alliance invited grassroots people of Virginia to the festival to fight the proposed MVP and ACP pipelines, planned to spoil the sacred mountains and waters of Virginia. Featured are the following guests: Mara Eve Robbins of Preserve Floyd, Whitney Whiting of the End of the Line podcast, Poet T.j. Anderson, Lorne Stockman of Oil Change International, Jayn Avry of Preserve Franklin County, Rick Shingles of Preserve Giles County, Chad Oba of Friends of Buckingham County, Eminent Domain Attorney Henry “Hank Howell III, Adam Fishback of the Veterans Service Corps Virginia, Michael James-Deramo of Blue Ridge Environmental Defense League and Jamshid “Jam” Bakhtiari of Chesapeak Climate Action Network.

The Roanoke times covered the event and the Trail of Tears Dance Troup, featuring Delwin Fiddler .

Festival opposing pipeline projects draws hundreds to Elmwood Park

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The Bridge with Kira resistance update 5-27-17 ft Alisha Ali Vincent, Elise Gerhart & Josh Michener

Alisha Ali Vincent continues her update from the previous week on the numerous resistance camps springing up around the country. Elise Gerhart tells the story of Camp White Pine and urges land owners to join together to stop pipelines from being built. White Pine chef, Josh Michener adds some flavor to the conversation.

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The Bridge with Kira featuring Alisha Ali Vincent & Patrick Joel Pulliam

Kira welcomes back Alisha Ali Vincent for a discussion about the many water protector camps springing up around the country. Among the camps discussed were Split Rock Sweetwater Prayer Camp, Camp Red Power, Native Roots, Lancaster Stand and Camp White Pine. Patrick “Joe” Pulliam joined the conversation and introduced the concept of a camp he is working on called Camp Justice, to work on the predatory selling of alcohol to Natives in White Clay.

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The Bridge with Kira featuring Susanne Posel & Ramsey Denison

Kira welcomes Susanne Posel of Occupy Corporatism, back to the Bridge for a rousing conversation about politics and the loss of American democracy.

Kira welcomes Ramsey Denison to the Bridge for a discussion about his police brutality and corruption documentary film, “What Happened in Vegas.”

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The Bridge with Kira featuring Angelo Wolf & Azlan White

Kira welcomes water protector Angelo Wolf to the Bridge to inform the audience about Camp Promise of Flint and his organization Withstand With Wolves. Angelo’s passion, originally seen from Livestreams at Sacred Stone Camp at Standing Rock, is now focused on helping the people of Flint. Sidestepping questions regarding camp founder Ryan LoRee’s political and social ties, Angelo encouraged the audience to support his efforts to assist the Flint community in any way they can.

Kira welcomes wolf protector, Azlan White to the Bridge to talk about the pack of wolves and wolf-dogs she has committed herself to protecting and caring for in an increasingly dangerous world for wolves. Please connect with Azlan through social media for details on how you can support her wolf sanctuary.

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