Jeannette Armstrong

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Jeannette Armstrong, Center for Ecoliteracy consultant on traditional environmental wisdom, "is executive director of the En'owkin Centre in British Columbia, is an Okanagan Indian who has studied traditional teachings under the direction of Okanagan elders for many years. She has produced video and dub poetry; her many books include the Whispering in Shadows, Slash, Breath Tracks: a Collection of Poetry, and The Native Creative Process, on which she collaborated with renowned architect Douglas Cardinal. Jeannette was appointed as one of seven indigenous judges to the First Nations Court of Justice called by the Chiefs of Ontario. She received Ecotrust's Buffett Award for Indigenous Leadership." [1]

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  1. Staff and Consultants, Center for Ecoliteracy, accessed October 15, 2008.