Honor tHe eartH’s Mission
Our mission is to create awareness and support or Native environmental issues and to develop needed fnancial and politi-cal resources or the survival o sustainable Native communities. Honor the Earth develops these resources by using music, the arts, the media, and Indigenous wisdom to ask people to recognize our joint dependency on the Earth and be a voice or those not heard.
Researched and written by Honor the Earth sta and volunteers:
Winona LaDuke, Faye Brown, Nellis Kennedy, Tom Reed,Luke Warner and Andrea Keller.
: Kevin Brown, Smart Set, Inc.
Special thanks to
the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community, Surdna Foundation, Nathan Cummings Foundation, Sol-idago Foundation, Turner Foundation, Carolyn Foundation and the Unitarian Universalist Veatch Program at Shelter Rock or unding Honor the Earth’s Energy Justice Initiative and this booklet.
Reed Aubin, PennElys Goodshield, Bob Gough, Chase Iron Eyes, Kim Knutson, Christopher Reed, and Lisa Ringeror their contributions to this booklet.
our Advisory Board, representing the Indigenous Environmental Network and Indigenous Women’s Network,or years o collaboration, commitment and leadership: Charon Asetoyer, Faith Gemmill, Tom Goldtooth, Heather Milton-Lightening and Anne White Hat.
“ We are the Keepers o this Earth.Those are divinely mandated in-structions to us. We are at an incred-ible challenge at this point o our journey. We have been blessed by being Indigenous. What a blessing,and what a responsibility.”
— Dr. Henrietta Mannat the Native Peoples Native HomelandsClimate Change Workshop,November 2009