Most Americans agree that the environment must be protected.  But what do we mean when we say “environment?”  Native peoples say that our sense of connection to the land, expressed in our good wishes to protect the environment, needs to go deeper.  Restoring that connection to salmon, elk, rivers and the land, are Native American ecologists and educators Dennis Martinez, Jeanette Armstrong, and Enrique Salmón.  They know in their bones that we’re all relatives.

ON Bioneers | January 24, 2014 | 9:30 am

We are the Land: The Compact of Kinship

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Most Americans agree that the environment must be protected.  But what do we mean when we say “environment?”  Native peoples say that our sense of connection to the land, expressed in our good wishes to protect the environment, needs to go deeper.  Restoring that connection to salmon, elk, rivers and the land, are Native American ecologists and educators Dennis Martinez, Jeanette Armstrong, and Enrique Salmón.  They know in their bones that we’re all relatives.

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