She is an alumna of the American Indian Ambassador program, and the Udall Native American Congressional Internship program. The E-mail message field is required. Sherri talks about the mobilization at Standing Rock and the rise of Water Protectors. Does that affect your rankings in terms of ocean health and solution priorities? We also organize campaigns and participate in coalitions on a broad range of issues. How do you remain positive in the face of such challenges? She is the Founding Director of the Land Peace Foundation, an organization dedicated to the global protection of indigenous rights and the preservation of the indigenous way of life.
It is recommended for anyone wanting the healing of self, society and of our shared planet. Sacred Instructions is an important book that synthesizes a wealth of information in an approachable and empowering way. Indigenous wisdom is a pathway to discover balance in the chaotic and even frightening dilemma Americans now face. Those ancestors are not gone from our lives. Any sign of fever and we take a pill to reduce our temperatures, instead of allowing the body the opportunity to burn off the infection. For many readers, the book will reveal the first steps toward a process of self-discovery and spiritual awareness that Mitchell shows us must be lived and breathed every day on our own personal journeys of decolonization and patient recovery of an indigenized worldview.
Ocean solutions are a critical emerging focus of our work at Project Drawdown. Sherri speaks and teaches around the world on issues of Indigenous rights, environmental justice, and spiritual change. They live in the stories, and they linger in our environments. What we are witnessing in the outer world is an expression of this healing process being externalized. For this, and for her ancestors whose wisdom she embodies, we owe a great debt. When girls and women have access to high-quality education and reproductive healthcare, they have more agency and make different choices for their lives. Sherri is also the co-host of Love and revolution Radio, a syndicated radio program that highlights stories of heart-based activism and revolutionary spiritual change.
For those seeking change, this book offers a set of cultural values that will preserve our collective survival for future generations. They whisper to us in quiet moments and bring us comfort. For those seeking change, this book offers a set of cultural values that will preserve our collective survival for future generations. Lawyer and activist Sherri Mitchell was raised on a Penobscot reservation in Maine. She brings forth a broad understanding of cultural and generational trauma in a way that supports deep healing. Some may also surprise you—because they address what we might call the intersectionality of climate change. Sherri Mitchell was born and raised on the Penobscot Indian reservation.
A big story in the news this week is the Science journal report that that scientists estimated they would. Sherri speaks and teaches around the world on issues of indigenous rights, environmental justice, spiritual activism and transformational change. Her first book, Sacred Instructions, is now in print. The remedy is a conscious and loving embrace of core cultural values of reverence for the earth and clear-sighted collaboration. She is also the former president of , where she executive produced hundreds of hours of documentaries and specials, which received 35 Emmy Awards and five Peabody Awards. The greatest tragedy that can befall us it to go unimagined. She is the Founding Director of the Land Peace Foundation, an organization dedicated to the global protection of Indigenous rights and the preservation of the Indigenous way of life.
A narrative of Indigenous wisdom that provides a road map for the spirit and a compass of compassion for humanity Drawing from ancestral knowledge, as well as her experience as an attorney and activist, Sherri Mitchell addresses some of the most crucial issues of our day, such as environmental protection and human rights. She translates years of education and spiritual investigation into a call for action in Sacred Instructions: Indigenous Wisdom for Living Spirit-Based Change. Prose is punctuated with personal anecdotes, Native American mythology, and inspirational quotes from thinkers and changers from many cultural traditions and eras. RaeLynn Cazelot United Houma Nation, Pointe-au-Chien is a Water Protector from Louisiana. The book challenges us to decolonize our thinking and question the oppression-based models of power that infiltrate our cultures and lives.
I first encountered her poetry at 16, and it has shaped my life in profound ways for two decades since. And, she is the recipient of the 2017 Hands of Hope award from the Peace and Justice Center of Eastern Maine. It is recommended for anyone wanting the healing of self, society, and of our shared planet. In 2015, she received the Spirit of Maine Award, for commitment and excellence in the field of International Human Rights. A powerful speaker, Mitchell has devoted her life to speaking out on behalf of environmental justice, spiritual activism, and transformational change. Sherri is also the cohost of the radio program Love and revolution Radio, which focuses on real-life stories of heart-based activism and revolutionary spiritual change.
She was doing repatriation work, which involves caring for the remains of an ancestor until they can be properly buried with their people. Recorded live at the Lincoln Theater, Damariscotta, Maine, April 24th, 2018. I really admire the work of , , , , , … this list could get long. That disproportionate effect is due to existing vulnerabilities, especially under conditions of poverty, and to the roles women and girls play in many societies, such as collecting water and fuel or growing food. Those choices often include having fewer children. The wisdom of this courageous book is profound and inspiring. A narrative of Indigenous wisdom that provides a road map for the spirit and a compass of compassion for humanity Drawing from ancestral knowledge, as well as her experience as an attorney and activist, Sherri Mitchell addresses some of the most crucial issues of our day, such as environmental protection and human rights.