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"The world has not done an analysis to decide whether oil is more valuable than what is lost by destroying the Amazon. We have so much. In order to debate on an economic level, we would have to conduct a thorough study to find out how much the Amazon could give to the world. What they want here is easy money to pay the external debt to China and they will destroy the Amazon under this pretext." -Patricia Gualinga, Kichwa Community of Sarayaku, Ecuador.
Oil Round in southeastern Ecuador offers national and transnational companies about 3 million hectors of tropical forest which is home to seven indigenous nacionalides. The signing of contracts with oil companies is privista for October this year. Published on Mar 9, 2013
Produced by Pacha Producciones, Quito, Ecuador, 2013
Watch and vote for "Honor the Treaties," a short documentary film about photographer Aaron Huey's relationship with the Pine Ridge Reservation and how his involvement with Native American rights has changed the way he conveys his story.
To cast your vote, visit http://www.pbs.org/filmfestival/vote/
Ted Turner and daughter Laura Turner Seydel share why they are rising on February 14, 2013
Herman Van Rompuy, President of the European Council, is RISING with V-Day on 14 February 2013. He talks about non-discrimination and gender equality in a union of values. Published on Feb 5, 2013
Adrian Dix (born 26 April 1964) is a Canadian politician, serving as the MLA for Vancouver-Kingsway in British Columbia and as leader of the British Columbia New Democratic Party. He's rising up to stop violence against women and references the missing and murdered women report issues in December 2012 in Vancouver, BC, Canada. Three more resources include: Missing Women Blog, Wikipedia entry, and missing indigenous women Website, missing justice.
Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky asks you join in on February 14, 2013 in One Billion Rising event in Chicago and she addresses her experience in Africa and understanding "rape as the low cost weapon of war."
Noon at Daly Plaza, February 14, 2013.
Visit One Billion Website. Order from Amazon a copy of her latest book, I Am an Emotional Creature: The Secret Life of Girls Around the World by clicking on image or visit your local bookstore.
Published on Feb 6, 2013
You're invited to join the Flash Mob on Feb. 14. Our aim: get 1000 dancers to perform at City Hall SF. Join us! Everyone is invited! We're dancing on behalf of women and girls in 185 countries calling for an end of violence and sexual oppression. Info about rehearsal and performance: www.HerRising.org.
Published on Feb 4, 2013
More info about the global campaign and other local, national and international events: www.onebillionrising.org
This is an EarthSayers Radio interview of videographer, Barry Heidt on his upcoming journey to Ecuador to interview indigenous leaders who speak on behalf of Mother Earth. His three week journey begins on February 2, 2013 by connecting with Pachamama Alliance's David Tucker, director of Pachamama Journeys, and Ecuadorian Natalia Greene, director of Fundación Pachamama's program on Rights of Nature, to collaborate on the specifics of his journey. Images used to illustrate Barry's story are from the Websites of the Pachamama Alliance and Rights of Nature. The image of Larry Merculieff is from the EarthDay 2012 Conference, Earth & Spirit Council, Portland, Oregon.
Individuals and organizations wishing to collaborate with and support Barry Heidt's journey may contact him directly at 541-992-4230.
April 4-6, 2012, the Indigenous Environmental Network hosted a profound 3 day Rights of Mother Earth Conference at Haskell Indian Nations University in Lawrence, Kansas. This is one selection of a presentation from the conference. More conference coverage is available on the IENearth YouTube Channel.
This video addresses closing remarks of conference:
Domination of and the destruction of the values of the land can be seen when our Indigenous Knowledge is ignored or not shared by all. If people are given a choice based on the reality of what happens to our world when we disregard for the systems that sustain us and what would be if we return to the ancient knowledge that sustained the people of this hemisphere for thousands of years.
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