Winona LaDuke on 'How to Be Better Ancestors'
Centre for Humans and Nature
27 February 2017
In the article, Winona LaDuke reflects on what it means to be a good ancestor, to be a future ancestor, and grounds her discussion in storytelling.
"And so, as I reflect on the question of how to be a good ancestor, I reflect on intergenerational accountability. How do I account for my behaviours and decisions to my ancestors and to my descendants?"
Winona LaDuke is an internationally renowned activist working on issues of sustainable development renewable energy and food systems. She lives and works on the White Earth reservation in northern Minnesota, and is a two-time vice presidential candidate with Ralph Nader for the Green Party.