A mile in their shoes
Banner reporter tags along as the mega-quarry march moved toward Melancthon
By Chris Halliday Orangeville.com. Apr 27, 2011
Each time a car, tractor-trailer, or SUV drives by honking their horn, environmental activist Danny Beaton of the Mohawk Turtle Clan hoists his right arm holding his “sacred eagle staff” in acknowledgement.
“Education is a good tool for protecting Mother Earth. We’re all protectors here,” Beaton said Monday (April 25) during the fourth leg of a five-day 119-kilometre trek from Toronto to Melancthon, which wrapped up Tuesday. “When people are educated and people know what’s going on, things change.”