Sherri Mitchell

Sherri Mitchell, Weh'na Ha'mu Kwasset, is an author, teacher, activist and a member of the Penobscot Nation. Sherri serves as an indigenous rights attorney and the 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. Sherri has been actively involved with Indigenous rights in the U.S., Canada and abroad for more than 25 years. Over this time, her work as been recognized with several Human Rights and Humanitarian Awards.

Since 2017, Sherri has been the lead organizer behind "Healing the Wounds of Turtle Island," a 21-year global healing ceremony that rises out of the Wabanaki Prophecy of the Reopening of the Eastern Gate. Sherri is also the author of Sacred Instructions; Indigenous Wisdom for Living Spirit-Based Change, which has received international acclaim.


Jim Merkel