River Ways Project

New Orleans: A City Born From a River

An exploration of the ways water moves us

“I feel so bad in the morning,

I feel so bad in the middle of the day,

I feel so bad in the evening,

I’m going to the Riverside to wash my sins away.”

Sister Rosetta Tharpe, down by the riverside
Songs about the Mississippi River, playlist by author.

Where does the story of water begin?

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Cover image © lavizzara, Shutterstock (2021)