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A Prayer for Salmoon
“A Prayer for Salmon” continues, and “‘Scared to Life” in Tennessee
May 04, 2023
Episode four of A Prayer for Salmon, and a talk with Liam Adams about the shifting faith and political alliances in the aftermath of the Covenant School shooting.
McCloud Bridge, Shasta County, CA — Looking upstream towards property acquired by the Fresno-based Westlands Water District. September 30, 2018. Tom Levy/The Spiritual Edge
A Prayer for Salmon – “It’s Legal” May 04, 2023
An elder remembers indigenous life back before Shasta Dam was built. The legality of the proposal to raise Shasta Dam is considered. Meanwhile, Chief Caleen Sisk considers a new strategy to fight back: turning an adversary — the Westlands Water District — into an ally.

All of the episodes of A Prayer for Salmon can be found on The Spiritual Edge website.
Liam Adams
“Scared to Life” – Faith and Gun Reform in Tennessee May 04, 2023
Liam Adams, the religion reporter for The Tennessean in Nashville, introduces us to the complex religious landscape of the city, and talks about the response of the faith community to the Covenant School shooting. Many faith leaders are calling for gun reform – including leaders within conservative Christian faith traditions, and Governor Lee is listening.

Liam Adams. Religion reporter at the Tennessean in Nashville. Before, he freelanced stories about religion for Christianity Today, Religion News Service, and National Catholic Reporter

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