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Elliott Moffett, 208-935-8879

Luci Simpson, 208-790-8817

Julian Matthews, 509-330-0023

PO Box 452, Lapwai, Id 83540

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Nimiipuu Protecting the Environment

WHY WE ARE HERE

We exist to carry on time-honored sustainable environmental practices in the tradition of the Nimiipuu by facilitating and organizing tribal youth and adults in activities for the protection, enhancement, and promotion of mother earth and the Nimiipuu culture.

Our vision is that the Nimiipuu and community members live, work, play, and pray, in an environment which sustains such activities and leaves a light foot-print for the protection of the environment and future generations.

Our Work:

To protect our Treaty areas and

To educate the tribal members and youth on current environmental issues.

To develop leaders in the environmental area for the next generation.

To promote activism within our tribes and To empower tribal members on effecting change.

Nimiipuu Protecting the Environment is a voice for the land, water and air. We gather to support positive environmental actions and to protest threats to our treaty right. We increases public awareness and encourage collective action.

Networking

Knowing that there is strength both in numbers and a common vision, Nimiipuu connects with other groups in the region who are dedicated to protecting the environment.

Educate & Engage

Nimiipuu organizes and/or hosts events to educate and engage the public. We work with elders and the young to facilitate intergenerational awareness and responsibility to protect what is sacred to us. We attract and develop environmental leaders for the coming generations.

The "Nimiipuu" are bringing back a tradition lost for more than 100 years. Now we have launched a movement!
Watch our new video-
"A Healing Journey- The Nimiipuu Canoe Project"
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News and Events

Thanks to all who have contributed to our "cause" and as you'all can see the tribal youth are inspring us to do more!!

So we're back at it with the Tribal and Non Tribal Youth Every Weds, at 4:00 at

Nimiipuu Canoe site,

Next to Nimiipuu Health in Lapwai, ID,

Bever Grade Road

 

Charter School Donates Canoe to Nimiipuu Canoe Project

 

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Nimiipuu Protecting the Environment

We're always looking for volunteers to assist with our after school project in Lapwai.

So come on down Every Weds at 4:00 pm Nimiipuu Canoe site

Season 1, Episode 7: Environment and Conservation

Thank you, Wingspan Media, for your photo and video journaling of the work of Nimipuu Protecting the Environment!