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Our initial instruction is to protect the sacred

My name is Kampeska Cinkila Win, my English name is Nicole Montclair Donaghy. I’m a Húŋkpapȟa-Iháŋktȟuŋwaŋna sovereign being of the Standing Rock Nation, I also honor my descendancy of the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa and the Mandan, Hidatsa, and Arikara people on my father’s side. I come from a place where the root causes […]

Wakanyeja

This climate story starts before time was told by clocks or watches. This climate story started with the movement of stars through the sky, the sun and moon dancing around the horizon. In many ways, this story fell from the stars, delivered by grandfathers of an ancient past. This story is a love story, one […]

Connecting Across the Aisle

“My son is failing his Spanish course, since he won’t hand in his homework!”  “Everytime I ask about her friends, my daughter gets upset and locks herself in her room.”  “I’ve been asking my son to help get our equipment together for the upcoming hunt, and he won’t budge from his video games.”  This was […]

The Work

Climate change sits in my gut like stones in the pockets of my clothes pulling me under water after I have jumped in. I must deliberately work to remove each stone, examine it, determine its weight. Climate change is like a shadow constantly following me– sometimes revealed by a burst of sun– lengthening and growing […]

Audio Story: Bedtime Stories of the Khmer Americans

Liz is currently supporting Climate Generation as our Programs Intern. Liz shares the bedtime stories her parents told her as a child of their experience surviving under the Khmer Rouge regime and the resolve that has allowed her to find today. https://media.climategen.org/20200331-climate-story-Liz-Lat-Bedtime-stories-of-the-Khmer-Americans.mp3