Honor the Earth

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Honor The Earth
Non-profit
Industry Indigenous Environmentalism
Founded 1993
Headquarters Minneapolis, Minnesota
Key people
Winona LaDuke
Amy Ray and Emily Saliers
Charon Asetoyer
Tom Goldtooth
Faith Gimmell
Heather Milton-Lightning
Products Lobbying, grant making, sustainable technology.
Website http://www.honorearth.org

Honor The Earth is a non-profit organization founded to raise awareness and financial support for Indigenous environmental justice.[1] The organization was founded by Indigo Girls Amy Ray and Emily Saliers after meeting Winona LaDuke, and after consultation with members of the Indigenous Environmental Network, Indigenous Women's Network and Seventh Generation Fund. In 2016, Winona LaDuke and other members of Honor the Earth are active in the Dakota Access Pipeline protests.[2]

Goals and priorities[edit]

The campaign priorities of Honor the Earth are:

Notable supporters[edit]

Musicians who have held benefit concerts for the organization include Bonnie Raitt, Jackson Browne, and David Crosby.[8]

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Notes[edit]

  1. ^ 'Honor The Earth' tour brings political and artistic unity by Melissa Schorr, Las Vegas Sun, September 30, 2000.
  2. ^ Winona LaDuke (August 25, 2016). "What Would Sitting Bull Do?". Retrieved November 17, 2016. 
  3. ^ Solar energy comes to Western Shoshone territory, News From Indian Country, May 2, 2005.
  4. ^ Solar energy comes to Western Shoshone territory, News From Indian Country, May 2, 2005.
  5. ^ LaDuke and Indigo Girls talk up renewable energy by Amy Kingsley, Yes Weekly. September 2005.
  6. ^ Ani DiFranco Invites PDA Activists to Ally With Her on the Hill by David Swanson, Board Member of Progressive Democrats of America.
  7. ^ Honor The Earth supports traveling art exhibit, indianz.com, March 3, 2006.
  8. ^ Musicians sound off on Yucca Mountain perils by Benjamin Grove, May 30, 2002.

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