Thursday, March 5, 2009

San Francisco Seminar Slated on Indigenous Struggle to Defend Sacred Places


TRAINING: Indigenous Peoples’ Struggles to Defend Sacred Places, Saturday March 7, 2009, San Francisco State University

IITC E-News
January 2009

"Our Grandfathers and Grandmothers are still holding a bundle to pray for the water to return, and to bring back a good rain and a good snow for the Land, for the people who remain on the Land, for their grandchildren and the animals."-- Kee Watchman, Dineh Nation

Indigenous Peoples’ Struggles to Defend Sacred Places: Symposium and Human Rights Training
Saturday, March 7, 2009
San Francisco State University, Richard Oakes Memorial Room

PRESENTERS: Carrie Dann & Julie Cavanaugh-Bill, Western Shoshone Defense Project; Manny Pino, Save the Peaks Coalition; Andrea Carmen & Alberto Saldamando, IITC; Radley Davis & Mark Lebeau, Advocates for the Protection of Sacred Sites;

MODERATOR: Morning Star Gali, IITC

9:00 AM: Traditional opening and welcome
9:30 – 12:30 PM: Using United Nations human rights bodies and the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples to defend our Rights
12:30 – 2:00 PM: LUNCH BREAK
2:00 – 6:00 PM: Current struggles to protect our Sacred Places: Mt. Tenabo (Western Shoshone), Medicine Lake (Northern California) , San Francisco Peaks & Black Mesa (Arizona), Shell Mounds (Bay Area) & others
6:00 – 7:30 PM: DINNER BREAK (dinner provided for participants)
7:30 – 9:30 PM: Evening Program: Honoring our Cultural Warriors and Panel Presentation featuring special guests: Carrie Dann and Manny Pino

FOR MORE INFORMATION: MORNINGSTAR GALI, IITC SAN FRANCISCO OFFICE: (415) 641-4482
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IITC E-News 2009

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1 comment:

Dave said...

Sacred Site being Destroyed!
See Link:
http://blogs.myspace.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=blog.view&friendId=98128197&blogId=474923089

S'gi,
Dave

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