Everything Connected to the Land is Connected to our Bodies

Violence on the Land, Violence on our Bodies

The links between land and body have never been more apparent than in recent years, with extractive industries drilling, mining and fracking lands on or near traditional Indigenous territories, providing economic benefits to transnational corporations and national economies at a cost impacted communities are still grappling to understand. A cost most deeply felt by Indigenous women and young people.

This is why WEA and Native Youth Sexual Health Network (NYSHN) have partnered together to explore this critical intersection and ways to support the leadership of young Indigenous women who are resisting environmental violence in their communities.

To learn more about this work, please visit our website.

By: Katie Douglas By: Katie Douglas

This beautiful piece was done by WEA Intern, Katie Douglas.

From the artist: Each day that I spend interning at WEA teaches me more on the intersectionality that binds women’s rights, indigenous communities, and the environment. While the natural symmetry…

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