Indigenous Border Summit Live Online Broadcast, Nov 7-10
Good News! The 2nd Indigenous Border Summit of the Americas, which starts tomorrow and will run until Saturday November 10, will once again be broadcast live on the internet!
Organized by Tohono O'odham Mike Flores and facilitated by the International Indian Treaty Council (ITC) and the American Indian Movement (AIM), the purpose of the Summit is to discuss border issues and related concerns pertaining to Indigenous People.
Speakers of the Summit will include Bill Means, Lakota, and board members of the International Indian Treaty Council; Ron Lameman and a Delegation of Mohawks including some Women Title Holders from the Quebec region; Mike Wilson, Tohono O’odham who puts out water for migrants; Lenny Foster, Navajo, speaking on Native prisoners’ rights and focus on Leonard Peltier;
Karen Howe, Tohono O’odham Nation ecologist, speaking on the border and
the environment; Margo Tamez, speaking on women and children at the
border; Jay Johnson Castro on the imprisonment of migrant children in
Texas and protests of the border wall in Texas; and some Yaqui from
Sonora, Mexico, and Arizona, will discuss present crucial issues on
border passage and deaths from banned pesticides.
To listen in, head over to www.earthcycles.net. You'll find the link at the top of the page.
For a provisional agenda of the Summit, head over to the Summit's Official Blog
And if you want more news and background, I'd recommend checking out Brenda Norrell's blog; or, you can contact
Kim Garcia at (520) 573-4000, email@example.com; Mike Flores, (520) 235-2406, Michaelflores_@hotmail.com; or firstname.lastname@example.org
Ahni runs Intercontinental Cry, a blog that focuses on the struggles of Indigenous People around the world.