Indigenous Peoples

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.

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.

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April 29, 2021

Ka'm-t'em: A Journey Toward Healing

Christopher Peters (Puhik-lah/Karuk)

California Indigenous students from Humboldt State University developed this video production to highlight messages from Ka'm-t'em: A Journey Toward Healing contributors.

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November 16, 2020

Native Pulse: Uncle Angaangaq Angakkorsuaq

Christopher Peters (Puhlik-la/Karuk)
Uncle Angaangaq Angakkorsuaq, Great Shaman Carrier of Quillant

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.

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October 15, 2020

Indigenous Peoples and Climate Change: A Time for Action

Christopher Peters (Puhlik-lah/Karuk)

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.

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May 12, 2020

Native Pulse: Giving Mother Earth a Rest

Christopher Peters
Dr. Henrietta Mann

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.

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March 10, 2020

Recovering the Sacred: Indigenous Women Expressing Freedom from Violence, Stereotypes, and Stigma

Christopher Peters (Puhlik-Iah/Karuk)

Images from the special event “Recovering the Sacred: Indigenous Women Expressing Freedom from Violence, Stereotypes, and Stigma”

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March 10, 2020

Panel Discussion: "Recovering the Sacred: Indigenous Women Expressing Freedom from Violence, Stereotypes, and Stigma".

Deborah Sanchez
Joanna Sanchez
Christina Gonzales

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”.

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April 22, 2019

Celebrating Four Directions of Indigenous Peoples

Christopher Peters (Puhlik-lah/Karuk)

The Seventh Generation Fund Event for 2019 was held at the Millennium Hilton New York One UN Plaza. 2019 was the UN designated International Year of Indigenous languages.

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August 9, 2012

Water is Life - Indigenous Perspectives on Water

Christopher Peters (Puhlik-lah/Karuk)

Seventh Generation Fund presents a video on Indigenous peoples sharing their perspectives on the importance of water in their lives and for the Earth.

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