About Sustainable Nations
We support the creation of thriving ecologically, culturally and economically sustainable Indigenous Nations.
The renewal of traditional relationships of balance, honor and reciprocity with our homelands, ecologies, communities, and families form the foundation of resilient sustainable Nations, and our work is designed to support this renewal!
We do our part in this work through offering professional training, development services, and program services in renewable energy systems, regenerative and natural building, ecological wastewater treatment, food sovereignty and Indigenous permacultural design, Indigenous community resilience master planning, and localized bioregional regenerative economic development.
We also house the Indigenous Healing Justice Program, to address gendered violence in our community and provide workshops, dialogue, and avenues for community resilience, and survivor-led healing that is rooted in transformative justice and traditional Indigenous teachings.
We also offer ongoing workshops, community dialogue, and program development services on:
We offer a new program, Indigenous Healing Justice, to address gendered violence in our community and provide workshops, dialogue, avenues for community resilience, accountability, and survivor-led healing that is rooted in transformative justice and traditional Indigenous teachings.
Board of Directors
Tom Goldtooth (Dine/Dakota) Director, Indigenous Environmental Network
Dr. PennElys Droz, (Anishinaabe descendent) M.S. Environmental Engineering Sustainable Nations Founder and ecological design/builder. NDN Collective
Amy Juan, (Tohono O’odham).Tohono O’odham Hemajkam Rights Network
Doran Dalton (Hopi), Director, Renewable Energy Program; Executive Director, NativeSUN
Johnny Weiss, Director, Solar Energy International
David Eisenberg, Director, Development Center for Appropriate Technology
Timoteio Padilla, Xicano. Tucson Indigenous Adobe Initiative/Decolonial Healing Justice Program Director
Tayamni GoodShield, Anishinaabe/Oglala Lakota. Digital Media/Natural Building Team
Maquah GoodShield, Anishinaabe/Oglala Lakota. Natural Building Team
Rex Bedoya, Xicana. Natural Building Team
Carlos Valenzuela, Yaqui. Natural Building Team
Claudio Rodriguez, Yaqui/Zapotec. Rainwater Catchment/CAD Design