Camp Evictions and Our Future

We at Mní Wičhóni Nakíčižiŋ Owáyawa, Defenders of the Water School, were very disappointed in the government’s decision to ignore the call for an environmental impact study regarding the Dakota Access Pipeline put in place by the previous administration. The speed with which the drilling was completed was much faster than what Energy Partners had … Continue reading Camp Evictions and Our Future

Official School Statement

Háu Mitákuyepi, We at Mní Wičhóni Nakíčižiŋ Owáyawa (Defenders of the Water School) are greatly encouraged by the Army Corps of Engineers’ decision not to grant the easement underneath Mníšoše. Indigenous people, along with allies, have prayed together and stood together to say that human rights abuses, treaty violations, and environmental degradation will not be … Continue reading Official School Statement

Two Schools — EarthWalk Vermont and Mní Wičhóni Nakíčižiŋ Owáyawa (at Standing Rock)

On  October 31st, I had the privilege of carrying from EarthWalk Vermont — http://www.earthwalkvermont.org — where I have volunteered for 9 years, to Mní Wičhóni Nakíčižiŋ Owáyawa, the school at Standing Rock, some stories, skills and games. “EarthWalk’s mission is to inspire and empower children, families and communities to reconnect with and care for one … Continue reading Two Schools — EarthWalk Vermont and Mní Wičhóni Nakíčižiŋ Owáyawa (at Standing Rock)