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Alaska’s Time to THRIVE: Transform, Heal, and Renew by Investing in a Vibrant Economy

The Alaska Just Transition Collective  recently released a toolkit outlining funding, investments and climate adaptation proposals to support vulnerable communities in Alaska. In 2020, the THRIVE agenda was presented to Congress as a resolution and will be proposed as a bill in 2021. The agenda was created in partnership with the Green New Deal Network and in community with hundreds of frontline grassroots organizations. Learn more here: https://www.justtransitionak.org/toolkit/

The Kohtr’elneyh Workbook: A Visioning Guide for Families in This Time of Transition

This is a great resource for families who want to explore climate solutions and resilience together.

"The workbook, produced by Native Movement,has been structured around the principles necessary for a Just Transition, as adapted from Movement Generation and Indigenous Environmental Network, and features coloring pages by artists Siqiniq Maupin, Apay’uq Moore, Jessica Thornton, Nabi Qureshi and Naaweiyaa Tagaban. Their artwork is then followed by descriptions and prompts designed to spark your own imagination!"

Legal Victory: The Magpie River is the First River to Have Legal Rights in Canada

"The Magpie River, Muteshekau-shipu in the Innu language, is now more protected than ever before. In a first for Canada, the Magpie has been granted legal personhood and endowed with basic rights and protections. On February 16, 2021, the regional municipality of Minganie and the Innu Council of Ekuanitshit passed similar resolutions to protect the river from future threats." Read more on the Earth Law Center website here: https://bit.ly/3w2inrg