Singing for the Waters

Use this element of our Charter Toolkit and add your name and support to our transformative governance agreement -- the Great Lakes Commons Charter Declaration

Listen to Hawked Eyed Nephew by Ben Weaver here:


Honour Water is a singing game for healing water available for free on iPads that passes on songs in Anishinaabemowin, the Anishinaabe language. Songs are gifted by Sharon Day, the Oshkii Giizhik Singers, and elders who collaborated at the Oshkii Giizhik Gathering. Water teachings are interwoven with singing challenges alongside art by Elizabeth LaPensée.

You can also apply the 5 Steps in the Ben Weaver resource above to reflect on the impact of these water songs.

We welcome your feedback on how these resources can be adopted, improved, and expanded.