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Holding the Line

After landing Saturday night back home from Glasgow, I spent this week presenting back to groups about COP26- giving the run down on outcomes, sharing the reactions from the media, activists, governments, etc. As the week has worn on I’ve realized that while my brain has been able to process and share what happened, the […]

Final Reflection

Preparing to make the 13-hour journey home to Minneapolis, I have several reflections on my COP26 experience in Glasgow, Scotland. While I am still unpacking much of this experience, I have come to understand the unfortunate and opportunistic agreement that is now known as the Glasgow Climate Pact. As a delegate we were not afforded […]

Critical connection

Ho mitakuyepi, hello my relatives! On a rainy day in Glasgow, Scotland I hugged my cohort mates and said see you when we meet again as we parted ways. Our week-two team has begun our journeys home after a long week of discussion, protest, and advocacy for protection of Unci Maka – Grandmother Earth. We […]

A scavenger hunt in COP26’s most important document

When I was younger, I enjoyed scavenger hunts. In particular, I spent a lot of time exploring “I Spy” and “Where’s Waldo?” books, in which readers were given a list of items to find in a busy visual scene. Today, I invite you to join me on a similar scavenger hunt. The scene is the […]

Self-care in the midst of chaos

In the past couple days our Indigenous delegation with Climate Generation has presented on two panels, one on climate justice on Turtle Island, and another on Indigenous resistance to the Line 3 pipeline. In both instances we advocated for Indigenous rights, sovereignty and self-determination in the wake of extractive projects that have only caused irreparable […]

Finding Balance by the River Clyde

As Indgenous people attending COP26, things can feel complicated. So many of the issues impacting our people are not well represented. Our people are not well represented. But today was a day that felt good. We started the day with a panel at the U.S. Climate Action Center on Indigenous Resistance to the Line 3 […]