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Why am I a White River River Guide?

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Why am I a White River River Guide? I’ll blame it on three things. Running. Beer. Civics Lessons. The White River, although I grew up about a half mile from it, wasn’t something I even thought about in my snotty-nosed (Grampa’s term, see inset pic) youth. Running began to change that. Having moved to Indianapolis…

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Drop In Art Activity

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Poem coming soon!

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A River Past, A River Future

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By Julie L Rhodes, Collective Impact Director, Reconnecting to Our Waterways Up and down the White River in Indianapolis, exists a patchwork of communities that build a quilt representing the beautiful and diverse tapestry of our City. History shares stories of those who have lived, worked and played along the banks of the White River….

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My White River

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By: Rob Versprille A farm family watches the weather all year long, but no more closely than in the spring.  A rainy spring can mean delayed planting, and that can mean some pretty long days are ahead for us once the fields are dry enough to work. We can see the White River from our…

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Filming ‘Onward Ever’ and Reflecting Indianapolis

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By: Brandon Walsh My emotional circuits have never been wired to be an outdoor person, which didn’t bode well for making a documentary about the White River this past Summer. I began filming at an arm’s length, safely zooming my lens from a bridge or flying a drone from a distant sidewalk. It wasn’t until…

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Raising up the White River: How Youth Perceive the White River

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by: Angel Akinleye “I don’t know much about the White River.” She absently looks around her Latin classroom. “But I want to be educated about our river.”  Julia Beechler is a founding sophomore at Riverside High School (RHS). She is involved with the student council at RHS and is vehement about the health of communities…

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