Casey Camp-Horinek will open this webinar with a collective prayer to all who are sick and struggling, and for those who have passed on. This pandemic is another message from Mother Earth and the sacred system of life. Our work now as we cocoon and look inward as well as forward to listen to what the Earth is saying to us. https://movementrights.org
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About the speakers:
Casey Horinek (Ponca) Environmental Ambassador for the Ponca Nation of OK, Hereditary Drumkeeper of the Womens’ Scalp Dance Society, signatory on the Indigenous Women of the Americas Defending Mother Earth Treaty and lifelong activist for Mother Earth. In her (former) role as councilwoman she led the effort for her tribe to become the first in the US to recognize rights of nature in effort to stop fossil fuel extraction.
Pennie Opal Plant (Yaqui, Mexican, Choctaw, Cherokee and European) is the co-founder of Movement Rights, Idle No More SF Bay, founder of Society of Fearless Grandmothers, and signatory on the Indigenous Women of the Americas Defending Mother Earth Treaty.
Alison Ehara-Brown, LCSW (Mohawk, Palatine German, Scottish) LCSW, is a child and family therapist specializing in intergenerational and historical trauma. She is a co-founder of Idle No More SF Bay and a signatory on the Indigenous Women of the Americas Defending Mother Earth Treaty
The New Paradigm is here, are we ready? The The Great Slowdown is showing us the capacity for healing the sacred systems of life and how we can respond; Casey will discuss how Indigenous people are on the frontlines of working to align human laws and actions with the laws of the natural systems of life. Indigenous historic trauma, healing and self-care; What is in your emotional toolbox during this pandemic? Alison will provide some perspective and solid tools for reducing fear, managing emotions and embodying empowerment There have been some important gifts in this time. Pennie will lead a discussion on how our thinking, actions and activism are changing as we cocoon and what we can do to prepare for standing together for clean water, air and soil in new ways. Please join us in conversation on Tuesday and in the coming weeks as we work together for the new world emerging.
This is the first of Movement Rights’ series of online conversations toward the new climate justice era. We are proud to co-host this event with Idle No More SF Bay and the Indigenous Women of the Americas Defending Mother Earth Treaty.
Visit https://movementrights.org for more information.