Areas of Focus

Food

Sixth world solution works to create grass roots partnerships to build food sovereignty . Small farmers and individual growers help communities build food security, walk through the process of land withdrawals, creation of community gardens, strengthening local food systems.  partnership development knowledge sharing networks, policy development.

Water

We approach “water” as a sacred element, not just a resource – sovereignty, water governance, water systems management, water quality monitoring, water filtration, water partnership development, water policy advocacy.

Sustainable Housing

Energy

Rights based approaches to renewable energy development, capacity building, facilitating partnerships and bringing different aspects of the energy question together, workforce development in renewable energy, building community capacity to manage decentralized systems. Renewable energy planning, centering indigenous knowledge, local forms of governance..

Featured Initiatives

Solar Water Filtration for reservation Communities

Solar Water Filtration for reservation Communities

UArizona’s IndigeFEWSS and Sixth-World Solutions awarded $100K to deploy off-grid water systems for remote Navajo householdsMarch 1, 2021 By Love Foster-Malave A partnership between IndigeFEWSS and Sixth-World Solutions (SWS) has received a $100,000 grant from the...

Unicorn Riot

Unicorn Riot

Unicorn Riot spoke to Janene Yazzie, a human rights advocate and local community activist from the Navajo Nation. The interview starts by reviewing a recent viral video showing Navajo communities members chasing off Sen. John McCain. https://vimeo.com/136793179

Thirst for Justice

Thirst for Justice

Thirst for Justice: the struggle for the human right to water In the richest nation on earth, and wealthiest state in the nation, how can so many people lack access to safe affordable water for their basic human needs? Thirsty for Justice shares powerful stories of...

Advisory Board

Advisory Board

Janene Yazzie (Dine) is a community activist from the United States and co-founder and CEO of Sixth World Solutions which works with Dine’ (Navajo) communities to develop projects, programs and policies that promote sustainability, environmental justice, and...

Lupton once had a bar, motel and tire shop, ‘History Day’ reveals

Lupton once had a bar, motel and tire shop, ‘History Day’ reveals

LUPTON, Ariz. The Lupton History Day at Lupton Chapter House filled the room with stories of the Lupton community that have been forgotten — stories of days when the community was a thriving place along Route 66. Master of Ceremonies Kern Collymore encouraged the...