November 23, 2007

LaDuke uses frybread power

Sustainable living with Winona LaDukeUtilization of alternative power sources is gaining notice on the White Earth reservation. Solar heating panels are used to keep homes warm in the winter, which also reduces heating expenses for families, she said, and the tribe is looking into wind turbines.

The 1983 Mercedes she owns was modified to run on biodiesel and is the first vehicle on the reservation to use this energy.

"It is the first fry bread power Mercedes Benz," she said.

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