We are changing the world. Water protectors have carried the sacred fire from Standing Rock on to other fights. Tribes are standing up. Oil companies are withdrawing from the tar sands. Major cities and banks are divesting.
We offer this Summer Newsletter as a brief update on our work to protect the sacred and lead the transition to a future with clean water and respect for human rights and Mother Earth. We also invite you to review our 2016 Annual Report. This is a time of tremendous growth for Honor the Earth, with new offices in Minneapolis and Duluth, and an incredible expanded team.
We continue to do anti-racist work in North Dakota, and support the legal defense of those arrested at Standing Rock, but we have turned our focus to Enbridge’s proposed Line 3 pipeline, which would pierce the heart of our territory in the Great Lakes, poison our water and sacred manoomin (wild rice), and threaten our very existence as First Peoples. We cannot let that happen. Our battle in the State of Minnesota is heating up, and resistance camps are emerging across...