This story was collected as part of a collaborative effort to record the state of American lakes, rivers, and waterways as well an attempt to uncover what water means to Americans. Listen to other stories recorded for the Be Here: Main Street project, a collaboration with the MuseWeb Foundation to record stories from rural America.
What have you noticed about the changing climate where you live? What concerns you about the future?
In this audio story, originally gathered for the Minnesota Humanities Center, Robert Shimek of the White Earth Land Recovery project talks about weather patterns at his home on the White Earth Reservation. He also shares his concerns regarding climate change and water, and what it might mean for the future.