Author: Nicole Donaghy, COP26 Delegate

Critical connection

Ho mitakuyepi, hello my relatives! On a rainy day in Glasgow, Scotland I hugged my cohort mates and said see you when we meet again as we parted ways. Our week-two team has begun our journeys home after a long week of discussion, protest, and advocacy for protection of Unci Maka – Grandmother Earth. We […]

Climate Justice on Turtle Island

Ho mitakuyepi, hello my relatives! Today we woke up and started the day with our ‘cowboy coffee’ and manoomin pudding (rice pudding). (Pilamayaye and boozhoo Kyle.) We also took the morning to talk over our panel and prepare for the day as a team that has officially met for the first time in person. Though […]

Our initial instruction is to protect the sacred

My name is Kampeska Cinkila Win, my English name is Nicole Montclair Donaghy. I’m a Húŋkpapȟa-Iháŋktȟuŋwaŋna sovereign being of the Standing Rock Nation, I also honor my descendancy of the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa and the Mandan, Hidatsa, and Arikara people on my father’s side. I come from a place where the root causes […]