Evergreen Indigenous Climate Justice Symposium

Type: 
Climate Education
Event Date: 
11/16/2015 11 am PST
Description: 

The Indigenous Climate Justice Symposium drew nearly 500 participants to the Longhouse Education and Cultural Center at The Evergreen State College (Olympia, Wash.) on November 5-6, 2015. For those who missed all or part of the proceedings, these are some links to videos, the program, and background.
• November 5 keynote by Tom Goldtooth, executive director of the Indigenous Environmental Network, who spoke on “The Paris Climate Accord: Will it be a Crime Against Humanity and Mother Earth?” (including videos on Indigenous opposition to carbon trading): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nux4xpVDDlQ (1:43)
• November 6 panel on Fossil Fuel Connections, with tribal voices from the front and back ends of the oil and coal train routes: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UoRogDhRNUE (1:38)
• Program for the Indigenous Climate Justice Symposium: http://academic.evergreen.edu/g/grossmaz/ICJSProgram.pdf
• Photos: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10207046424734413.1073742003.1...
• Reflections on the Symposium by students of the Evergreen host program “Resource Rebels: Environmental Justice Movements Building Hope”: http://academic.evergreen.edu/g/grossmaz/BlackboardReflections.jpg

Category: 
video, indigenous climate justice

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