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Dr. Vandana Shiva on Sacred Food

Dr. Vandana Shiva on Sacred Food

Dr. Vandana Shiva "I'm so happy to join the Forum 2021 on Sacred Food and Blessed Earth. We have forgotten that food is sacred and what we have forgotten is that sacred food comes from a blessed earth and goes back actually to bless the earth. It's not that humanity...

Grandmother Mona Polacca on Traditional Hopi Ecological Knowledge

Grandmother Mona Polacca on Traditional Hopi Ecological Knowledge

Grandmother Mona Polacca "I'd like to greet each and every one of you, I'm happy to be here. This is a good day. This time that we are taking to acknowledge the blessing of our nourishment that is given to us by Mother Earth, as part of the, Sacred Food ~ Blessed...

Chief Arvol Looking Horse Prayer for Sacred Food ~ Blessed Earth

Chief Arvol Looking Horse Prayer for Sacred Food ~ Blessed Earth

Chief Arvol Looking Horse "I pray today. Like every morning we get up in the morning with a good mind to pray for the health and the wellbeing of all nations, that we are in a time of a global disasters. We are the crossroads and we need to pray and heal together for...

Roots of Change: Food Sovereignty, Women, and Eco-Justice

Roots of Change: Food Sovereignty, Women, and Eco-Justice

ROOTS OF CHANGE features women’s spirited calls to change our global direction. In this visually striking short film, women warn of the current realities and looming threats of food crisis, climate change, and corruption. Women’s leadership and ownership in local systems of food production are desperately needed–as is the collaboration of their husbands, brothers, fathers, and sons. This leadership and ownership is what is meant by food sovereignty.

Through grassroots activism and transformation of global trade, people can work to curb exploitation of people and the planet. Foreign direct investment must be shaped to benefit women and Indigenous people. Additionally, people’s rights to commonly held resources such as water and agricultural land must be protected.

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