Reminder about Haudenosaunee Environmental Forum – 519.445.4714 for more info:
Saturday July 14, 2007
9:00am – 5:00pm @ Six nations Poly Tech
4th Line between Chiefswood & Tuscarora
The environmental forum will host Amazon Conservation Team focusing on the parallels between loss of the rainforest and Carolinian forest and other environmental issues facing the Six Nations community. The forum will feature speakers from the Amazon and Six Nations Confederacy who are dedicated to protecting the land.
Amazon Conservation Team:
The mission of the Amazon Conservation Team (ACT) is to work in partnership with indigenous people in conserving biodiversity, health, and culture in tropical America.
ACT Guest Speakers:
Julio Cesar Paiguaje
Highlighting work of the Haudenosaunee Environmental Task Force as it relates to current issues facing Six Nations such as stopping development on our lands.
Confederacy Guest Speakers:
Indigenous Elders & Youth Council Panel
Clynt King, Six Nations Environmental Manager
The Grand River Conservation Authority, Paul Emmerson
Question & Answer Period
Sponsored by the Public Awareness & Education Side-table for the Six Nations Negotiation Team
Supported by the Indigenous Elders and Youth Council and Indigenous Studies, McMaster University
For more information contact: 519.445.4714