Preserving Indigenous Peoples and Cultures
Indigenous populations worldwide are threatened by commercial development, disease, and deforestation. Caring for their lives and rights is critical. In many places, indigenous communities are the custodians of the land and resources, and stewards of the traditions and spiritual life of ancient cultures—they are a part of the natural eco-system and irreplaceable members of our global community.
Christopher Peters (Puhlik-lah/Karuk)
Christopher Peters (Puhlik-lah/Karuk), President of the Seventh Generation Fund for Indigenous Peoples has more than 50 years of experience in grassroots community organizing, and has focused on climate change, sacred sites protection, and the renaissance of sacred knowledge and Earth Renewal ceremonies.
The Gift of Aloha (Love) Pacific Islanders and Indigenous Peoples Share Their Sacred Values
Audrey Kitagawa, Founder & President of the International Academy for Multicultural Cooperation (IAMC), moderated a webinar, “The Gift of Aloha (Love) Pacific Islanders and Indigenous Peoples Share Their Sacred Values,” as part of World Interfaith Harmony Week on February 19, 2022. The event brought together experts from the far reaches of the Pacific Ocean — New Zealand, Fiji, Samoa, Hawai’i, and the indigenous Karuk tribe of Northern California — who shared how the sacred values of their indigenous traditions guide their communities through their unique challenges.WatchWatch
Native Pulse: Uncle Angaangaq Angakkorsuaq
In this episode of Native Pulse, Uncle Angaangaq and Seventh Generation Fund for Indigenous Peoples President, Christopher Peters discuss the impacts of climate change on Indigenous Peoples. Uncle shares with us the devastating impacts of climate change on his homelands and people in Greenland.WatchWatch
Indigenous Peoples and Climate Change: A Time for Action
Seventh Generation Fund's Indigenous Peoples and Climate Change: A Time For Action addresses the urgency of Mother Earth’s changing climate and provides an opportunity to learn how philanthropy can amplify its support for Indigenous responses to climate change.WatchWatch
Native Pulse: Giving Mother Earth a Rest
On this episode of Native Pulse, we are honored to be joined by Seventh Generation Fund for Indigenous Peoples Board Chair, Dr. Henrietta Mann, (Cheyenne) & President, Christopher Peters (Puhlik-lah/Karuk) as they discuss the impact of Giving Mother Earth a Rest during COVID-19 and the implications of doing so within our communities, grassroots efforts, spirituality, and daily lives.WatchWatch
Panel Discussion: "Recovering the Sacred: Indigenous Women Expressing Freedom from Violence, Stereotypes, and Stigma."
The Seventh Generation Fund hosted a special event during the UN Commission on the Status of Women “Recovering the Sacred: Indigenous Women Expressing Freedom from Violence, Stereotypes, and Stigma”.WatchWatch