Our clear and present responsibility

It is the early morning in the Amazon, just before first light: a time that is meant for us to share our dreams, our most potent thoughts. And so I say to all of you: the Earth does not expect you to save her, she expects you to respect her. And we, as Indigenous peoples, expect the same.” -Nemonte Nenquimo, cofounder of the Indigenous-led nonprofit organization Ceibo Alliance




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