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Honor the Earth's Water is Life Festival launching new design !

HONOR THE EARTH

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WATER IS LIFE FESTIVAL

Honor the Earth is excited to invite you to join us for the Aabita-niibino-giizis, Middle of the Summer Moon, gathering at the shores of Lake Superior this July 21st in Duluth, MN.

WE ARE EXCITED TO LAUNCH A NEW DESIGN AT THIS ‘WATER IS LIFE’ FESTIVAL.

Exclusive this year we will be live screen printing our latest “Water is Life,” artwork celebrating our Women Water Protectors for $25 per print. Bring your garments to personalize! 

Purchase a ticket for $20 in advance, and receive a free Water Is Life vinyl sticker + yard sign while supplies last. First come, first serve.

Day of General Admission Tickets purchased at the doors are $30.

The Water Is Life Festival features diverse musical performances, a native-led crafters market, delicious food, environmentally-friendly demonstrations, and access to information from local groups and organizations. 

Exclusive this year our Akiing Screen Printing Team will be live screen printing our latest “Water is Life,” artwork celebrating our Women Water Protectors for $25 per print. Bring your garments to personalize! 

Also this year we begin the day with a Procession of the Species parade where water protectors wear costumes, bring props, carry banners, and hold signs as we parade through the streets of Duluth celebrating that Water Is Life! Join us!

This year’s musicians include Chastity BrownMaria IsaDavid HuckfeltCorey Medina & other special guests. This is a family friendly venue, with free entry for children under 10. Festivities will begin at 2:00 pm.

If you have friends, family and co-workers who live in Northern Minnesota or even Superior or Ashland, Wisconsin please forward your email inviting them to join us at this cool Water is Life Festival event. 

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HERE IS OUR NEW “WATER IS LIFE,” DESIGN.

Design by Sarah LittleRedfeather

We are here to protect our water honoring Women Water Protectors traditionally wearing our beautiful ribbon skirts with Anishinaabe florals, and beadwork in the design.

This beautiful design is for all walks celebrating Water Protectors.

So unable to attend our Festival? That is okay, you will be able to purchase our beautiful new garments, and swag. 

At the Water is Life Festival we will have live screen printing during the concert by our local native Honor the Earth “Akiing Screen Printing Team,” of the new “Water is Life,” design honor our Women Water Protectors. The prints will be one color offering a custom tabling of hand painting for a donation fee of $25 + custom feesWe welcome you to bring any of your garments from jean coats, button up shirts, or whatever. We will have available white or black color inks so be mindful what you bring. 

Full color print will be available in August printed onto stickers, decals, and embroidered patches. Later in the Fall we will have coffee mugs, and water bottles available + more.

Also this Fall we will have hand painted garments with this design by local native artists. 

SCREEN PRINTED LOCALLY ON ORGANIC AND BAMBOO GARMENTS.

We will have beautiful new garments, and swag with this design online August - September 2019. Stay Tuned!

Here is a sneak peek of our latest 8th Fire Akiing project … upscaling garments with a bling. More to come this fall.