Wahleah Johns

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Wahleah Johns "is a Dine-Navajo living on the Navajo Reservation in Forest Lake, Arizona. Co-founder of Black Mesa Water Coalition, she works to protect the local groundwater supply, the sole source of the area’s drinking water, which is currently being depleted for mining purposes. Along with other young students, Wahleah is educating the local community and lobbying at the federal, state and tribal levels on behalf of maintaining balance with nature and building self-sustaining indigenous communities." [1]

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  1. International Advisory Board, Women's Earth Alliance, accessed February 16, 2010.