Posts Tagged ‘reflection’

Before We Do Anything Important: The Haudenosaunee Thanksgiving Address

November 22nd, 2021

The Haudenosaunee Thanksgiving Address* is called Ohén:ton Karihwatéhkwen, meaning “What we say before we do anything important.” This traditional Native address, used as an opening and closing to gatherings and meetings, is meant to root people in a relationship of giving thanks for life and the world around them. This is what fighting for el […]

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Forging Our Path Forward: Reflections on Mijente’s Past & Recent Crecimiento

August 23rd, 2021

“How do you get people from outside of their head, into their hands, into their heart, and moving?” This was the question our National Director, Marisa Franco, asked last year in response to the activism and opposition of the uprising against the killing of Black lives by police. Mijente was born in and out of […]

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Like the Waves Come to Shore – Mijente Members Reflect on J20 2021

January 20th, 2021

Mijente members from across the country share their reflections on the past four years and formal end of the Trump administration, reminding us that our organizing has always been about our communities first and foremost; not about a President or any politician who is coming to save us. Today we re-affirm that our best defense, […]

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