2011 Honor The Earth Grantee Lakota Solar Enterprise's Henry Red Cloud Wins Prestigious Energy Globe World Award
Vienna, Austria — The 2012 Energy Globe World Award was presented today to Henry Red Cloud an Oglala Lakota from the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota. Mr. Red Cloud, owner of Lakota Solar Enterprises, was presented with the 17-kilo bronze statue in honor of his project "A Better Future through Natural Power Energy ", which was also the winning project in the category of Youth.
Award nominees from 14 different countries were in attendance at the award ceremony in the grand ceremonial hall of the city hall in Vienna, Austria, on September 13, 2012. Thrilled with excitement, they looked forward to the announcement of the final winners in the categories of Earth, Fire, Water, Air, and Youth. Read more...
Whether to build the international pipeline, designed to convey the Tar-sands oil from the massive deposits in Western Canada to the Texas Gulf Coast for refining, has not only become an explosive issue in this year's presidential election, it has become central to the debate over the future habitability of planet earth. A special report.
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Medicine for the People is playing Tom's Burned Down Cafe on Madeline Island the 14th and 15th of September. The show on the 15th will be a benefit for Honor the Earth--proceeds to go toward the protection of the waters of the Great Lakes from mining.
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Honor the Earth had an amazing journey this past year. The most trying of times, as we lost some of the greatest of leaders in our Indigenous community, yet this was also a time when we were reminded of the mettle we were made of, and what we as an organization were formed to do for our people, and our land.
We remembered who we were and our lessons:
Beautiful and committed artists and musicians came together with a vision for honoring the earth.These musicians, whose songs warm our hearts in the hardest of times and lift our spirits helped us through. These artists, whose beauty and clarity of vision spoke more than a thousand words continue to lend their hands and art for Mother Earth. We are grateful. Read more...
Latest LaDuke book examines the impacts of the federal military on Native American lands
LaDuke (with Co-Author, Sean Cruz) writes the Militarization of Indian Country by taking a very specific look at the impact the U.S. military has had on Indian Country. In doing so, LaDuke carefully examines how the military has affected Native people, Native economies, and the Native lands. From military use of Native names to outright poisoning of Native peoples for military testing, the U.S. military’s impact on Indian Country is unparalleled. Together, LaDuke & Cruz take an honest look at what impact the military has had on Native peoples since early colonization. Read more...