Interview with 2018 Eagle Feather Award Recipient, Mona Polacca

“Your prayer is like an arrow. Walk behind it as it clears the way for you.” Mona Polacca

On her mother’s side, Mona is Havasupai, the people of the Blue Water. On her father’s side, she is Hopi from the Sun Clan and Tewa from the Tobacco Clan. An important foundation for Mona was her mother, “You’re not in this world for nothing”, are some of the words Mona lives by…..

 

About Mona Polacca

Mona Polacca is a Native American spiritual elder from Arizona. She has worked to further social justice for indigenous people from an early age. She is an author in the field of social sciences, has held posts of responsibility as Treasurer for her tribe, served on several committees for Indigenous Peoples within the United Nations and is widely known for her leadership in the Native American revitalization movement.

In recent years, Mona has gained international recognition for her work as one of the International Council of 13 Indigenous Grandmothers – a group of spiritual elders, medicine women and wisdom keepers founded in 2004.

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