Is Pure Water not a Human Right? From Minot to Standing Rock

Chapter 26 of A Kiwi on the Amtrak Tracks

CHINA is accused of crimes against the Uighurs. But what about Western crimes against indigenous people on their own land? Should we Westerners not be careful before casting too many stones? As we have seen, entire civilisations and very nearly entire peoples were wiped out by European colonisation.

Even in more recent times, a tendency to ride roughshod over indigenous rights continues. I was thinking of that, when I sat down to…

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A Maverick Traveller presents the collected posts of the travel author and blogger Mary Jane Walker, of a-maverick dot com

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Mary Jane Walker

Mary Jane Walker

A Maverick Traveller: Kiwi adventurer, author of twelve books of travel stories, a blog, and a website (a-maverick.com).

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