Climate workshop stresses sustainability, indigenous knowledge

American Indian stalwarts of environmental justice recently met at a national workshop to write a milestone climate change declaration, clearly outlining a course on how to save the planet using indigenous science and knowledge.

Representatives from the White House also participated in the Native Peoples Native Homelands Climate Change Workshop II, a four-day event sponsored by NASA on the homelands of the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community in Minnesota.

“In this Declaration, we invite humanity to join with us to improve our collective human behaviour so that we may develop a more sustainable world – a world where the inextricable relationship of biological, and environmental diversity, and cultural diversity is affirmed and protected,” according to the declaration committee members.

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