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Sherri Mitchell
Board Member

Sherri Mitchell (Weh’na Ha’mu Kwasset) is an Indigenous rights activist, spiritual teacher, author, and activist. Born and raised on the Penobscot Indian reservation (Penawahpskek), she speaks and teaches around the world on issues of Indigenous rights, environmental justice, and spiritual change.

Sherri is the author of Sacred Instructions; Indigenous Wisdom for Living Spirit-Based Change, a compelling narrative of Indigenous Wisdom that provides “a road map for the spirit and a compass of compassion for humanity.” She also serves as executive director of the Land Peace Foundation, an organization dedicated to the protection of Indigenous land and water rights and the Indigenous way of life.

An Indigenous Rights attorney, Sherri has worked to actively advance the position of the Wabanaki peoples for more than 30 years, and been involved in multiple capacities with Indigenous rights in the U.S., Canada and abroad. She is the visionary behind “Healing the Wounds of Turtle Island,” a global healing ceremony that has brought people together from six continents.