Ties of blood

October 9, 2018
By Kandi White, Earth Island Journal
Nation of Change

Our deep and abiding connection with Mother Earth is what compels us to fight to protect it.

I’m a Mandan, Hidatsa, Arikara woman who grew up in a small rural community in North Dakota on what is known today as the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation. My Hidatsa name is Eagle Woman; my English name is Kandi (Mossett) White.