Kandi Mossett (Mandan, Hidatsa, Arikara), Native Energy & Climate Campaign Organizer – Kandi was born in North Dakota and grew up in an area known today as the Fort Berthold Reservation. She obtained her undergraduate degree from the University of North Dakota (UND) in Natural Resource and Park Management. After working in the Park Service for 3 years she went on to earn a Masters of Environmental Management Degree within UND’s Earth Systems Science and Policy Program. She began working for the Indigenous Environmental Network as the Tribal Campus Climate Challenge (TCCC) Organizer in February of 2007. Her work has expanded over the years to include work in the international arena in order to create more awareness about international decision-making and its effect at the local level. Her current major focus is on creating awareness about the true dangers of hydraulic fracturing while working to push for regulations and protections, particularly on Native lands.
Kandi Mossett (@mhawea) gave such an incredibly moving speech at #PowerShift, watch it below: