Continuing to send thoughts and strength to the encampment of protectors defending land, water, communities and future. Help to spread the word to build support for the camp and this movement! Protecting water and our sacred places has always been at the center of our cause. The Indian encampment on the Cannonball grows daily, with…

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Last week, the U.S. federal government gave approved the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline, which will run for 1,172 miles to transport crude oil from North Dakota’s Bakken oilfields to Patoka, Illinois. The pipeline would travel through lands sacred to the Lakota people, and cross under the Missouri, Mississippi, and Big Sioux rivers. Just one…

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By now, we are all aware of the devastating impact the 2015 earthquakes had on Nepal. What may not have been as comprehensively covered in the weeks and months that followed was the acute impact on women. According to this article in Reuters, “Of the more than 900,000 homes damaged and destroyed, about a quarter…

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In June, WEA was honored to have our Leadership Board Member Pandora Thomas represent us at the #StateofWomen Summit in Washington, D.C., bringing our (and your!) voice to this historic gathering. During the summit, President Obama made his now-famous declaration that, “I may have a few more grey hairs than I did 7 years ago, but this…

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