The Rights of Nature (RON) is a movement to protect land and resources for generations to come by bestowing legal personhood to nature. We will discuss how Tribes in the US play a major role in the movement. We will also discuss current work that’s being done in WI on RON.
About our Guest: Anahkwet (Guy Reiter) is a traditional Menominee who resides on the Menominee Reservation. He’s the Executive Director of a Menominee Indian community organization called Menikahnaehkem. He’s also a Community organizer, activist, author, amateur archaeologist, and lecturer. Anahkwet has organized a lot of events that have uplifted the human condition and demonstrated how enriching the Menominee culture is. He’s lectured at Universities on the connection Menominee Indians have to the Menominee River. He’s also written articles for Environmental Health News and others. When Anahkwet isn’t working you’ll find him enjoying time with his partner and their children. Anahkwet is an advocate for indigenous people everywhere.
Our theme for March is The Path of Joy
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