About the author: I am the ecology director of the Sisters of Mercy, Northeast Community. I worked with young children in Montessori and public school for many years and learned the cosmic story along the way from Virginia Barta, OSF at the Christine Center for Meditation in WI, Miriam MacGillis,OP at Genesis Farm, Chris Loughlin,OP at Crystal Spring in Plainville, MA and Carolyn McDade in the long journey of singing.
About the Pilgrimage
A journey along the Athabasca River, from the Columbia Icefields to Ft. McMurray, the hub of the oil sands industry.
Traveling also to Ft. McKay, located along the banks of the river, where seven hundred First Nation people live, their lives poisoned and forever changed by this industry.