Sara Keranen, Eleazar Perez Encino, Cindy Kobei and Brenda Rumwaropen call for changing systems.
Please read: "Indigenous youth underscore the need for balance" in the October 2022 issue of The Fig Tree, Spokane's premier progressive interfaith newspaper.
"During the ecumenical youth gathering pre-Assembly to the  World Council of Churches (WCC) 11th Assembly, a panel of indigenous youth challenged the churches with issues integral to their lives and communities."
MICHAEL “SKEETER” PILARSKI is a life-long student of plants and earth repair. His farming career started in 2nd grade and his organic farming career began in 1972 at age 25. Michael founded Friends of the Trees Society in 1978 and took his first permaculture design course in 1982. Since 1988 he has taught 36 permaculture design courses in the US and abroad. His specialties include earth repair, agriculture, seed collecting, nursery sales, tree planting, fruit picking, permaculture, agroforestry, forestry, ethnobotany, medicinal herb growing, hoeing and wildcrafting. He has hands-on experience with over 1000 species of plants. He is a prolific gathering organizer and likes group singing.