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Rights of Mother Earth – Restoring Indigenous Life Ways of Responsibility

April 4 – 6, 2012, Indigenous Environmental Network (IEN) and Haskell Indian Nations University hosted a gathering of Indigenous leaders and allies from the North and South to learn, dialogue, and examine together the Rights of Mother Earth/Rights of Nature campaign that is introducing a new paradigm of jurisprudence and social thinking that treats Nature/Mother Earth as a fundamental rights bearing entity, and not mere property to be exploited.

To view videos of the conference, visit http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=UUiF1zdHMctWtArXG3VBTOkg&feature=plcp

Renee Gurneau speaks of the Chiefs of Red Lake resolve to protect the land for future generations strengthens and validates our fight for the Rights of Mother Earth today.