Pennie Opal Plant

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Pennie is of Yaqui/Mexican/Choctaw/Cherokee/European ancestry and was born and raised in the Richmond/San Pablo area of the San Francisco East Bay.  She was one of the Indigenous Environmental Network delegates to the Climate Negotiations at COP21, is one of the authors and signers of the Indigenous Women of the Americas Defending Mother Earth Treaty, and co-founder of Movement Rights and Idle No More SF Bay.  She is a wife, mother and grandmother who has been an activist for over 30 years.