Reminder: Haudenosaunee Environmental Forum, July 14

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.

Opening Address

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:

Liliana Madrigal

Luciano Mutumbajoy

Doris jacanamijoy

Julio Cesar Paiguaje

Haudenosaunee Confederacy

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:

Alan McNaughton

Jock Hill

and others

Indigenous Elders & Youth Council Panel

Guest Speaker:

Clynt King, Six Nations Environmental Manager

The Grand River Conservation Authority, Paul Emmerson

Question & Answer Period

EVERYONE WELCOME!!

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

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