In this video, author Patty Loew shares insight on her book Seventh Generation Earth Ethics.

Learn how Native people of Wisconsin have worked toward sustainability and protecting the environment using this collection of biographies, one from each of Wisconsin’s First Nations. These biographies include people such as Walter Bresette, an anti-mining activist; James Schlender, a treaty rights advocate, Dorothy “Dot” Davids, an educator; and others.

Each story shares traditional ecological values and cultural sensibilities. Those who are featured in this text “understood the cultural gravity that kept their people rooted to their ancestral lands and acted in ways that ensured the growth and success of future generations.”

Contributed by Patty Loew