Indigenous Environmental Network

Grantee Year: 
2009
City: 
Bemidji
State: 
Minnesota

The Indigenous Environmental Network (EIN) is a Native-based national environmental and economic justice network based in Bemidji MN working to strengthen grassroots efforts to bring about fundamental change. This specific grant will provide general operating support for a Minnesota based campaign which will result in new leaders who use indigenous science to solve local concerns of food security and sovereignty. The Ojibwe Seventh Generation Guardianship project combines native language revitalization with environmental conservation by engage the whole community in understanding the relationship and protecting local ecosystems that grow wild food and medicinal plants.

Pillars: 
Environmental Justice