Recall to Basic Consciousness
In 1977, a group of traditional elders from indigenous nations around the world issued a "Basic Call to Consciousness" to the Non-Governmental Organizations of the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland.
In 2011 this "Recall to Basic Consciousness" comes from a Navajo Mountain, Four Corners Elders Gathering in Southwestern U.S. Click here to download text.
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Obama Admin stops Keystone XL in its tracks.
The president sent the pipeline back to the State Department for a thorough re-review. The president explicitly noted climate change, along with the pipeline route, as one of the factors that a new review would need to assess.
At the Kanatsiohareke Mohawk Community Ancient Voices forum keynote Oren Lyons called on participants to email the president. Many did and thereby helped block the project. But we can't stop now. The president didn't outright reject the pipeline permit. We must remain vigilant.