How do we reset and ground our movements so that they are centered on the truth? In what ways are we growing an expansive just transitions that tackle hard issues?
In this second part of our three-part bundle, I am so excited to bring you my conversation with La quen náay Elizabeth Medicine Crow.
La quen náay Elizabeth Medicine Crow is Haida Eagle Tiits Gitee Nei, Hummingbird and Tlingit Raven Kaach Adi, Fresh Water Marked Sockeye Salmon. La quen náay is the President and CEO of First Alaska Institute which seeks to develop the capacity of Alaskan Native peoples through community engagement, information and research, and leadership development. She received her Bachelors of Arts from Fort Lewis College and her JD from Arizona State University College of Law.
Questions for Reflection
-How are you trusting your community and or communities right now and is there an abundance of trust in and among your friends and family?
-What is the responsibility that you carry as a community member in your place of quarantine, to your local community, to a nation facing the pressures of COVID19 and to a world that is on lockdown?
-And how are we reimagining and reconstituting our trust and responsibility to the land, water, and our plant and animal relations that sustain us?
Please check out: First Alaskan Institute: firstalaskans.org
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