Grandmothers Council Receives Courage of Conscience Award
 

Peace Abbey Courage of Conscience Award

Peace Abbey Courage of Conscience Award

The Grandmothers Council has been honored with the Courage of Conscience award from the Peace Abbey, in conjunction with The Chaplaincy Institute for Arts and Interfaith Ministries. This award has been given to peacekeepers and activists such as Mother Teresa, the Dalai Lama, and Rosa Parks, among others.

The award was presented to Grandmother Flordemayo (representing the Council) at Grace North Church in Berkeley on June 20, 2008. The inscription says "Bestowed upon The International Council of Thirteen Indigenous Grandmothers In Recognition of their individual and collective efforts, through education and prayer, giving voice for all indigenous peoples and Mother Earth" Congratulations to the Grandmothers Council on receiving this distinguished honor!

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Source: Grandmothers Official Website: http://www.grandmotherscouncil.com/
Background: Robert Kaufman