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From the Desert to Oklahoma’s North Pole, A Woman Who Made Water Her Mission

The lakes and streams of southeast Oklahoma are vital to the area’s economy, and Broken Bow resident Charlette Hearne has made it her mission to stand in the way of attempts to move water out of her part of the state.


Fight Over Sardis Lake Entangled in Ancient History, Indian Culture and Sacred Water

Despite losing their homeland, and being pushed aside to build southeastern Oklahoma’s lakes, a connection has developed between the water and the people here.

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