Grandmothers Council Receives 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
Source: Grandmothers Official Website:
Background: Robert Kaufman