Mining Leaves a Menominee Tribe’s Hallowed Sites at Risk

Mining Leaves a Menominee Tribe’s Hallowed Sites at Risk

Originally posted by Environmental Health News. 20/09/ 2016 by Brian Bienkowski Guy Reiter was an archaeologist before he was an activist. But the two merged after a dream six years ago. “I was in a van and when we drove by the White Rapids I looked over and saw an...

OUR ROOTS, OUR RESPONSIBILITY: INDIGENOUS CUSTODIANS CALL FOR RECOGNITION AND PROTECTION OF SACRED NATURAL SITES

OUR ROOTS, OUR RESPONSIBILITY: INDIGENOUS CUSTODIANS CALL FOR RECOGNITION AND PROTECTION OF SACRED NATURAL SITES

Indigenous custodians from Benin, Uganda, Kenya and Ethiopia have released a powerful new statement outlining the importance of sacred natural sites and governance systems. Emerging out of a biocultural diversity revival movement that’s starting to build serious momentum across continental Africa, the statement forms the heart of a new report that builds...