Ho-Chunk Nation General Council Approves Rights of Nature Constitutional Amendment

First Tribal Nation to Advance Rights-Based Constitutional Framework to Protect Nature

MERCERSBURG, PA: On Saturday, the General Council of the Ho-Chunk Nation voted overwhelmingly – 86.9% in favor – to amend their tribal constitution to enshrine the Rights of Nature. The Ho-Chunk Nation is the first tribal nation in the United States to take this critical step. A vote of the full membership will follow. Continue reading