Refinery Corridor Healing Walk

With Gloria Ushiqua Santi (next to Ayya Anandabodhi), a leader of the Sapara tribe, at the oil trains in Richmond.

On Sunday, July 17, the Aloka Vihara nuns took part in the last of 16 Refinery Corridor Healing Walks organized and led by Native Americans in prayer, followed by others in contemplation and conversation.

Gloria Ushigua Santi, a leader of the Sapara tribe in the Amazon of Ecuador was invited as a special guest to this walk. Gloria spoke about oil exploration and exploitation which covers almost the entirety of the Sapara territory, one of the most bio-diverse places in the world.

You can support the struggle of ASHIÑWAKA, the Sapara Women’s Association of Ecuador, by signing this letter.

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