Autumn Peltier

Wikwemikong First Nation, CanadaAge: 14

Autumn is a Canadian water activist and she advocates for clean drinking in First Nations communities and across Mother Earth. She comes from Wikwemikong First Nation/Manitoulin Island and is from Ojibway/Odawa heritage. Autumn has travelled far and wide to carry the message of the importance of clean water and the Sacredness of Water. She has spoken at the United Nations World Water Day on March 22, 2018, been honoured by the Assembly of First Nations as a water protector, and recently travelled to Stockholm, Sweden, for World Water Week in August 2018, invited by the United Nations as a Keynote speaker. Autumn has also been honoured by the Ontario Lieutenant Governor with the Sovereign's Medal for Volunteers for her exceptional advocacy and being an exceptional conservationalist. Autumn was also recognized and honoured as an Ontario Junior Citizen for her advocacy work and won a WE Day award for Youth in Action (12 & under).  Autumn continues her work for access to clean water for the Indigenous Community and Indigenous People across the world.

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