In an age of division, people of the Great Lakes continue to come together in a shared devotion to their vast, fresh waters.

In our culture a river is typically a boundary, differentiating one domain from another. The Mississippi River, for example, is the border of 10 states. There’s another way to look at a river—as the center of a basin, accepting and uniting all of its tributary waters. And its tributary people.

Much more here.