Where the Indigenous Women’s Treaty differs from the Paris Accord

By: Cherri Foytlin Last week in Paris a historic document was signed. This instrument carries the weight and responsibility of protecting a threatened world. Dignitaries came from oceans away to gather, bear witness and testify to the undeniable truth that our planet is in deep trouble. At the assembly’s conclusion, the participants each took a turn signing their pledge of support in protecting Mother Earth for future generations. Although the Indigenous Women of the Americas – Defenders of Mother Earth Treaty Compact 2015 may not be the accord that the media and many environmental organizations are celebrating, I’ll put...

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