Fall 2012 Honor the Earth Grant Awards
Honor the Earth is pleased to announce these grants being given to thirty-
nine well-deserving organizations; $136,000 is being re-granted this year.
Many great projects out there being done by these organizations, such as
fighting the environmental destruction of the Canadian tar sands, resistance to the pipelines running across Canada and the United States, community run gardens, the protection of sacred water against a mining corporation development right beside a sacred site, reclaiming salmon to restore the sacred balance of water, healing land restoration and more.
Advocates for the Protection of Sacred Sites (APOSS)
Location: Northern California, Pitt River and Wintu Nations territory Read more...
Winona LaDuke Spoke at Northwest Indian College this week. Along with Chief Rueben George and Jewel James. The speakers discussed the topics of environmental justice, human rights, preservation of sacred indigenous sites, and global efforts to protect the environment. They also spoke about the proposed Cherry Point shipping terminal, which Lummi leaders have said they are opposed to because of environmental concerns and the cultural significance of the area. Read more...
ACTIVIST TRAINING - March 8, 2013 8pm - March 10, 2013, 3pm - Location to be announced - Manderson, South Dakota/Oglala Lakota Nation
Sponsored by Owe Aku & many allies
* Treaty Rights
* Human Rights
* Strategy Design
* Advocacy Tools
* Social Media
* Street Medic
* and much, much more... Read more...
Winona LaDuke on the Warriors of Peace, the Ogichidaag
“In this book, I consider the scope of our historic and present relationship with the military and discuss economic, ecological and psychological impacts. I then examine the potential for a major transformation from the US military economy that today controls much of Indian Country to a new community-centered model that values our Native cultures and traditions and honors our Mother Earth.”
(from the Foreword, The Militarization of Indian Country) Read more...
By Winona LaDuke
“ A nation is not conquered until the hearts of its’ women are on the ground…”
Cheyenne proverb Read more...