Tuesday, November 13, 2007

TUCSON: Indigenous Environmental/Sacred Sites Forum -- NOV 17th

IEN Revolution

Local Indigenous Environmental and Sacred Sites Issues
Saturday, November 17
1-3:30 pm
University of Arizona College of Law
Room 140

The Alianza Indi­gena Sin Fronteras (Indigenous Alliance Without Borders)
invites the UA community and general public to a free public forum on local
indigenous environmental and sacred sites issues to be held at the University of Arizona College of Law on November 17. Invited speakers include representatives of the Chiracahua Apache Alliance and Western Mining Action Network addressing mining issues in the San Carlos Apache community, the Gila River Alliance for a Clean Environment (GRACE), the Baboquivari Defense Project, and the Indigenous Environmental Network.

Questions and open discussion will follow presentations by panelists.
Refreshments will be served. Please contact the Alianza Indi­gena Sin Fronteras (alianza@indigenasinfronteras.org) or Christina Leza (leza@email.arizona.edu) for additional information.

For more information on participating organizations, please visit
Indigenous Environmental Network at http://www.ienearth.org/
Baboquivari Defense Project at http://www.7genfund.org/aff-bab-def-pro.html
GRACE at http://www.7genfund.org/aff-gil-riv-all.html
Chiracahua Apache Alliance at http://www.chiricahuaapache.org/
Western Mining Action Network at http://www.wman-info.org/

The Alianza Indígena Sin Fronteras is an affiliate of the Seventh Generation
Fund for Indian Development (SGF). Based in Tucson, the Alianza is a grassroots indigenous organization committed to promoting respect and protection of indigenous rights, including indigenous sovereignty and self-determination, indigenous workers' rights and environmental protection of Native lands and sacred sites.

Christina Leza
Department of Anthropology
University of Arizona
Tucson, AZ 85721

Alianza Indi­gena Sin Fronteras

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