Wednesday, May 28, 2014

[Did You Know?] Climate Change Impacts on Navajo Nation

In it's recent report, Climate Change Impacts in the United States, the U.S. Global Change Research Program found that "Indigenous communities in the Southwest are more vulnerable to climate change than ever before.  30% of the Navajo population not served by municipal systems like water will face even greater challenges with increased threats from: drought, higher temperatures and severe storms."

Monday, May 12, 2014

#Proud2BIndigenous Week

Did you know this week was First Peoples Worldwide's Proud To Be Indigenous week?

WEA's Advocacy Network Coordinator, Kahea Pacheco, shares why she's so proud to be Indigenous: 

Because it grounds me in my history, my legacy, and my responsibility.  Hawaiians are a strong and resilient people that took care of community and land, and that's something I can look up to."