Mona Polacca



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Mona Polacca is a Havasupai, Hopi, and Tewa member of the Colorado River Indian Tribes of Parker, Arizona. She is one of the International Council of 13 Indigenous Grandmothers – a group of spiritual elders, and wisdom keepers. Promoting a call of basic consciousness that we are all related.

She is an author in social sciences, has served as Treasurer for her tribe, and is known for her social and spiritual activism and leadership.

Her work includes the drafting of Water Declarations, as a “call for protection of the cultural and sacred waters” on the lands and territories of the Indigenous peoples of the world, and planning the Indigenous World Forum on Water.