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Held during the 2017 United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues in New York City, these events are open to the public!

The Mining Working Group (a coalition of which TOU is a member), the Pan-Amazon Ecclesial Network (REPAM), and the NGO Committee on Indigenous Peoples will host:

Indigenous Stories, South & North What is the Impact of UNDRIP?

Tuesday, April 25th, 2:00 – 4:00PM
Salvation Army
221 E. 52nd Street, New York, NY

 

Indigenous Peoples’ Human, Land & Water Rights Cases from the Amazonian Region and Beyond

Wednesday, April 26th,9:30AM – 12:00PM
Church Center 10th Floor
777 UN Plaza, New York, NY

 

Additionally, the Center for Earth Ethics, the Interfaith Center of New York, the Parliament of the World’s Religions, and the Seventh Generation Fund for Indigenous Peoples will sponsor:

Indigenous Peoples and Climate Change: A Panel and Discussion

Wednesday, April 26, 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Episcopal Church Center
815 Second Avenue, Ground Floor

  • Chase Iron Eyes (Standing Rock Sioux) Lakota People’s Law Project
  • Mindahi Crescencio Bastida Muñoz (Otomi) Otomi-Hñahñu Regional Council, Mexico
  • Tawera Tahuna (Maori: Nga Ariki Kaiputahi) Seventh Generation Fund for Indigenous Peoples
  • Naomi Lanoi (Masaai) Human Rights Advocate
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