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Canadian Indigenous Actress and Activist Michelle Thrush hand delivers a declaration made by indigenous nationalities that would be affected by the Ecuadorian government's auction of much of their lands to oil companies. Visit Amazon Watch and sign petition. Published on Apr 17, 2013
David Tucker is the Director of Pachamama Journeys and is living in Ecuador in support of the indigenous peoples. David is responsible for Pachamama Journeys, an experientially based, transformational program that powerfully reconnects participants to the Earth, themselves and others through direct experience with wild nature, indigenous cultures and shared group experience. He was interviewed in Ecuadaor by Barry Heidt of Sustainability Action Media (SAM) as part of a SAM campaign with EarthSayers.tv, Ecuadorian Wisdom Keepers Speaking on Behalf of Mother Earth.
This is a radio interview of Barry Heidt of Sustainability Action Media (SAM) by Ruth Ann Barrett of EarthSayers.tv about his recent trip to Ecuador's Achuar Territory to interview the indigenous leaders. The interview was conducted on World Water Day. Barry addresses the water pollution caused by the extraction of oil as it is important to bear witness to what remains ahead of the indigenous communities in Ecuador unless all of us who are sustainability advocates raise our hands and our voices against the continued pillage of Mother Earth and her peoples in the name of short term profits and our insatiable demand for oil regardless of the consequences.
The Surui Cultural Map shows the Surui tribe of the Amazon's vision of their forest, including their territory and traditional history. To create this map, Surui youth interviewed their elders to document and map their ancestral sites, such as the site of first contact with western civilization in 1969, places where the tribes battled with colonists in the 1970s, as well as places of interest, like sightings of jaguars, capybaras and toucans. To preserve their forest and their livelihood, the Surui are entering the Carbon Credit marketplace with software called Open Data Kit to measure carbon and monitor any illegal logging in their forests using Android smartphones.
Google Earth Outreach gives nonprofits and public benefit organizations the knowledge and resources they need to visualize their cause and tell their story in Google Earth & Maps to hundreds of millions of people.
Published on Jun 16, 2012
"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/
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.
Sustainability Action Media (SAM) at Bioneers 2011 where Tony Skrelunas was interviewed and videotaped by Barry Heidt of SAM "in-situ" during the conference in the open space surrounding the main theater in San Rafael, California. Tony is positioned as a sustainability thought leader in the EarthSayers.tv, special collection, Bioneers 2011 and a second excerpt from this interview is posted to the special collection, Transforming Our Economy.
Title: Intimacy with the Land by Tony Skrelunas at Bioneers 2011
At Big Mountain in Navajo Land, Tony Skrelunas was raised by his great grandparents in a very traditional way with lots of ceremony, family, elders, and tiger earth; a common way to raise children 50, 100 years ago.
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