Agrarian Trust

Restoring the Land

Winona Laduke questions how to restore the land to the way it was before European settlement. From In These Times:

It was like reading about Atlantis. That is my earliest memory of the Island. Moningwunakauning Minis—“home of the golden-breasted woodpecker”—now called Madeline. It is the Anishinaabe homeland, a Mecca for the Ojibwe.

This is the place where the Creator and prophets instructed our people to move. In the 2lst century, it is a place where the complexity of restoring a multi-cultural society in a sacred land is being revealed. The question is, “How do we do so with grace?”

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