MNI KI WAKAN
2020-2021

VIRTUAL INDIGENOUS WATER DECADE
Mni Ki Wakan will host ongoing virtual sessions on the provisional agenda below from 2020-2021.

Virtual Sessions

Indigenous Knowledge

Indigenous Water Justice

Indigenous Water Governance

Water Infrastructure

Indigenous Innovations
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Mni Ki Wakan, a "Promising Solution"

Closing the Water Access Gap in the United States
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Join the work of Mni Ki Wakan

Partner, collaborate, & volunteer
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Indigenous Youth Leading the Future of Water

Our Theory of Change

Research Report
Mni Ki Wakan mobilizes Indigenous Peoples, youth, and elders to proactively innovate, boldly articulating the rich sovereignty of Indigenous worldviews, wisdom, and transformative visions through advocacy, education, and alliances that inform policy, governance, sustainability, and support Indigenous communities. Ultimately, to advance Indigenous water rights and water justice for all (see Mni Ki Wakan Theory of Change on p. 1).”
Sponsor delegates from your region to the 2022 Mni Ki Wakan.

Sponsor delegates from your region to the 2022 Mni Ki Wakan.

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There are 175 million indigenous peoples in the world.
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5,000 of the world's 7,000 languages are indigenous peoples' languages.

NEWSLETTER

Water Access

For every 1,000 Indigenous Peoples, 58 do not have access to indoor plumbing

1 in 10

American Indians in the United States lack access to safe tap water & basic sanitation

1 in 6

American Indians do not have access to clean drinking water.
70
percent of watersheds since the 19th century have been lost. The number continues to rise. Watersheds are critical for clean water and biodiversity.

Global Warming

Wherever Indigenous Peoples' land rights are secured, there are higher carbon storage rates, and lower rates of deforestation.

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