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INDIGENOUS VALUES ON CLIMATE CHANGE
Presented by Nii Gaani Aki Inini (Leading Earth Man) – Dave Courchene
Anishinabe Nation, Eagle Clan
at the One Basin One Governance (Water is Sacred) Conference
Victoria Inn, Winnipeg
September 18, 2019
Full text of remarks at http://www.turtlelodge.org/2019/09/indigenous-values-on-climate-change/
2017 Stephen H. Schneider Award-winner, Dr. Michael Mann, describes what the late scientist meant to the public at-large. https://climateone.org https://climateone.org/events/seventh-annual-stephen-h-schneider-award-outstanding-climate-science-communication
Chase Iron Eyes is an American Indian activist and attorney of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe. He has been instrumental in raising awareness of the #NoDAPL movement opposing new oil pipelines. This talk focuses upon those ongoing efforts, recent revelations of corporate infiltration, and attempts to keep arrested water protectors free from prison.
In prophecy, the Knowledge Keepers of the First Peoples of Turtle Island foretold of a time when people from the four directions of the world would come together. This is the prophecy of the Eagle and the Condor. The Eagle represents the people of the northern hemisphere, and the Condor the people of the southern hemisphere. In June this prophecy will be fulfilled at the Onjisay Aki International Climate Summit, as Indigenous peoples unite the human family at the center of the continent of Turtle Island.
Since its beginning 20 years ago, Amazon Watch has been deeply committed to defending indigenous peoples' rights and territories, for they are the best guardians of their rainforest homes. Considering that indigenous lands hold 80% of global biodiversity, it is no surprise that extractive industries want their resources. If left to them, the Amazon's Sacred Headwaters would become one big oil field, and the watersheds of the Brazilian Amazon would be destroyed by agribusiness and mega-dams. There is another way! Amazon Watch continues to stand with indigenous allies in defending their territories and sacred natural areas as industrial "No Go Zones." We are committed to supporting and amplifying Sarayaku's Kawsak Sacha, or Living Forests, proposal in defense of all life in the Amazon by keeping the oil in the ground. We want to expand this model throughout the Amazon, so that places like Yasuní National Park and the Xingu and Tapajós rivers will never again be considered for industrial development. We are also waging international market campaigns to expose and pressure governments and corporations that are causing harm. Our new Amazon Crude Campaign aims to reduce demand for rainforest-destroying oil. We recently began working with Brazilian allies to expose the financiers of environmental and indigenous rights law rollbacks. Learn more and join the movement at amazonwatch.org. Produced by @Ecodeo (http://www.ecodeo.co) Additional footage generously provided by: Todd Southgate, SpectralQ, Gert-Peter Bruch / Planète Amazone.
First Nations and Métis leaders discuss the meaning of truth and reconciliation, the effects of the residential school system, and what should be done next to continue to the process. Featuring Clayton Thomas-Muller, 350.org; Jeff Baker, University of Saskatchewan; Eriel Deranger, Indigenous Climate Action; Melina Laboucan Massimo, Greenpeace Canada; Tara Houska, Honor the Earth This presentation took place in the Indigeneity Forum at the 2016 National Bioneers Conference.
Indigeneity is a Native-led Program within Bioneers/Collective Heritage Institute that promotes indigenous knowledge and approaches to solve the earth’s most pressing environmental and social issues through respectful dialogue.
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What is Sustainability? The vision for Sustainability at Eastman Chemical is that sustainability is embedded in everything we do. It's about balance. It's about making choices and being part of solutions to do what's right for business and what's right for the planet. Sustainability is a way for us to use our heads, show our hearts, but use our brains. It's an attitude, a state of mind. It is directly linked to innovation.
Godefroy Motte, SVP, Regional and Sustainability Officer, Eastman; Jim Rogers, Chairman and CEO, Eastman,
Elder Dave Courchene's Convocation Address, University of Winnipeg, June 13, 2019, where he was honoured with a Doctor of Laws.
The time has arrived where we must face the reality of what we have done to the Earth and ourselves. Good leadership is essential and we all have the capacity to be leaders.
INDIGENOUS VALUES ON CLIMATE CHANGE Presented by Nii Gaani Aki Inini (Leading Earth Man) – Dave Courchene Anishinabe Nation, Eagle Clan at the One Basin One Governance (Water is Sacred) Conference Victoria Inn, Winnipeg September 18, 2019
Shared by Anishinabe Elder Dave Courchene on November 18, 2016 at the Turtle Lodge in Sagkeeng First Nation, Manitoba, at a gathering to discuss Indigenous perspectives on pipeline development in the province. There were a diversity of participants in attendance, including federal and provincial government representatives, energy companies, environmental organizations, judges and lawyers, and other Indigenous Elders and leaders.
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