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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.
Slavery is about commerce. Acclaimed humanitarian photographer Lisa Kristine specializes in images of remote indigenous peoples. Best known for her evocative and saturated use of color, Kristine has collaborated with international humanitarian organizations and is often asked to present her work to inspire discussions on human rights and social change. Recorded at TEDxMaui 2012, held on January 22, 2012 at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center.
Growing up in Detroit, Brittany Stallworth, Brower Youth Award Winner 2012, and members of her family suffered from limited access to healthy food and exposure to toxic emissions from nearby car factories. Driven by her own experience with environmental injustice, Stallworth founded "Green is the New Black" — a food and environmental justice campaign at Howard University. As part of the campaign, Stallworth organized on-campus workshops for students led by experts in food, health, and environmental issues. She also helped organize a symposium attended by more than 35 green organizations that offered internship and job opportunities to the college students. The passion Stallworth brings to this cause has inspired others to take action in improving food accessibility and environmental justice in underprivileged communities
Jill Sheffield, President of Women Deliver, talks about the link between women's reproductive rights and sustainability at BSR Conference 2012: Fast Forward. She advocates stepping up the pace of change.
Women Deliver is a global advocacy organization bringing together voices from around the world to call for action to improve the health and well-being of girls and women.
Ryan Red Corn (Osage) is the co-chairman of NVision, a Native run non-profit youth media organization headquartered in Denver. Red Corn attended the University of Kansas, where he graduated in 2003 with a B.F.A in graphic design.
The social aspects of stereotyping are explored in a New York Times article, It's Not Me, It's You in their Gray Matter Section, October 7, 2012, on the "stereotype threat" the literature on the subject showing that even alone in an exam room, we hear a chorus of voices appraising, evaluating, passing judgment. And as social creatures, humans are strongly affected by what these voices say." Ryan Red Corn is presenting us with a view of the force of the stereotype threat on his people.
Tell the world why you're rising on February 14th, 2013 at onebillionrising.org. What does ONE BILLION look like? On 14 February, it will look like revolution.
We want the world to see our collective strength, our numbers and our solidarity across borders. Tell the world why you're rising on February 14th, 2013 at onebillionrising.org.
Support for the February 14th strike.
On 14 February 2013 V-Day is inviting ONE BILLION women and those who love them to WALK OUT, DANCE, RISE UP, and DEMAND an end to this violence. ONE BILLION RISING will move the earth, activating women and men across every country.
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