Environmental group sees change

Environmental group sees change

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by pmnationtalk on January 11, 2023100 Views

Credit: Indian Country Today

Wednesday, January 4, 2023: After 30 years, an Honor the Earth’s founder expands its mission. A classical music radio program features all Native musicians. Plus, Republicans make strides in the House. What does that mean for tribal nations.

Honor the Earth uses Indigenous wisdom, music, art, and the media to raise awareness and support for Indigenous Environmental Issues. Its mission is to leverage this awareness and support to develop financial and political capital for Indigenous struggles for land and life. Celebrating 30 years, its co-founder Winona LaDuke joins us for a look back, and plans for the future.

There are a few Indigenous people in the professional world of classical music. A young Diné woman has her degree in music and now hosts a radio program featuring all Native composers and musicians. ICT’s Patty Talahongva spoke to Renata Yazzie about her love classical music.

The balance of power has shifted in the U.S. House of Representatives. What does this mean for Indian Country? Joining us is John Tahsuda. He’s a regular contributor to the ICT Newscast. A Kiowa from Oklahoma, he’s a principal with Navigators Global.

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