Sherri Mitchell speaks truth to youth

Subject: Activism
Themes: 21st Century Civil Rights Environmental Issues Indigenous Rights Peace Makers Women's Rights
Age groups: Elementary School Middle School High School Homeschooling
Resource type: Video

AWTT's education director, Connie Carter, interviews indigenous rights advocate Sherri Mitchell about traumatic events in her youth that propelled her to become an activist. And Sherri's advice to young activists: learn from your elders, education yourself and heal your own wounds, seek to change hearts and minds (beyond legal advances), and realize that this is not a sprint but a movement for the long haul.