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Tribal Member Fasts in Salem to Protest Gov. Brown's Nestlé Policies


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Tribal Member Fasts in Salem to Protest Gov. Brown's Nestlé Policies

Food & Water Watch

SALEM, OR - A group of tribal members, citizens from the Columbia River Gorge and throughout the state gathered on the Capitol steps today to support Anna Mae Leonard, a tribal member who launched a five-day fast to protest a planned give away of 118 million gallons a year of public water in the Columbia River Gorge to Nestlé Corporation. Leonard and her supporters called on Governor Kate Brown to demand that state agencies to stop the Nestlé water exchange.

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