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Winona LaDuke

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32033 E. Round Lake Rd.
Ponsford, MN 56575
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Winona LaDuke
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As Program Director of the Honor the Earth Fund, Winona works on a national level to advocate, raise public support, and create funding for frontline native environmental groups. She also works as Founding Director for White Earth Land Recovery Project (WELRP). Winona graduated Harvard and Antioch Universities, and has written extensively on Native American and Environmental issues. She is a former board member of Greenpeace USA and serves, as co-chair of the Indigenous Women's Network, a North American and Pacific indigenous women's organization.
In 1994, Winona was nominated by Time magazine as one of America's fifty most promising leaders under forty years of age. She has been awarded the Thomas Merton Award in 1996, the BIHA Community Service Award in 1997, the Ann Bancroft Award for Women's Leadership Fellowship, and the Reebok Human Rights Award, with which she began the White Earth Land Recovery Project.
You can support Winona LaDuke's work by making a donation to WELRP and by supporting Native Harvest.

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The Winona LaDuke Reader

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A charismatic and inspiring speaker and writer, LaDuke possesses a stirring passion that comes through in the 40 speeches, articles and fiction excerpts compiled in The Winona LaDuke Reader. This is the first collection of the many political speeches and “think-pieces” that she has written for magazines such as Sierra, Smithsonian’s American Indian, and more.

Recovering the Sacred

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Winona LaDuke

When she invites us to "recover the sacred," well-known Native American organizer Winona LaDuke is requesting far more than the rescue of ancient bones and beaded headbands from museums. For LaDuke, only the power to define what is sacred-and access it-will enable Native American communities to remember who they are and fashion their future.

Last Standing Woman

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Winona LaDuke

Based on a tragic history and presenting a hopeful vision for the future, Last Standing Woman is a powerful and poignant first novel tracing the lives of seven generations of Anishinaabe (Ojibwe / Chippewa).

All Our Relations: Native Struggles for Land and Life

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Native peoples' resistance to environmental degradation and to cultural genocide are intimately linked as these essays by a leading Native American environmental activist. She was the Green vice-presidential candidate in 1996 and tours frequently with the Indigo Girls.