A Native American Environmental Proverb

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Written by JoAnn Chateau

Standing Rock Water Protectors caught the attention of the world last year for protesting the Dakota Access Pipeline, or ‘Black Snake.’ Nothing new, really. Native Americans have a long-held concern for the conservation of natural resources. They are our oldest environmentalists.


“Only when the last tree has died and the last river has been poisoned and the last fish has been caught, will we realize we cannot eat money.” ~ Indian Proverb

In one accord: “Go Green!”

About the author

JoAnn Chateau

JoAnn Chateau likes progressive politics and loves the canines. She sometimes writes fiction about Chester (the Alpha Bichon) and his friends -- with a dash of humor and dab of Poli-Sci. JoAnn's views and insights are tinted by her past profession in Counseling, Christian theological studies, and Library and Information Science training. Retired now, JoAnn enjoys the creative life.


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