FRIDAY MAY 15, 2020, 9:00 – 10:30 AM PACIFIC DAYLIGHT TIME

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This webinar will share Indigenous Peoples’ work to defend their Environmental Health and halt Environmental Violence during the COVID-19 crisis and beyond.  It will also highlight how environmental degradation in Indigenous Peoples’ homelands has contributed to critical health vulnerabilities.

 

PANELISTS:

  • Introduction: Andrea Carmen, Yaqui, IITC Executive Director
  • Urgent Update from Chairman Julian Bear Runner, Oglala Lakota Nation, on the Tribal Nations’ Checkpoints in South Dakota USA
  • UN Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Francisco Cali Tzay: Questionnaire on impacts of COVID-19 impacts for Indigenous Peoples
  • Tai Pelli, International Relations and Human Rights Officer, United Confederation of Taino People (UCTP), Caribbean Region
  • Taily Terena, Terena Nation, National Council on Indigenous Women, Brazil
  • Lucy Mulenkei, Maasai, Executive Director, Indigenous Information Network, Kenya
  • Manny Pino, Acoma Pueblo, Laguna Acoma Coalition for a Safe Environment and the Indigenous Environmental Network
  • Rochelle Diver, Lake Superior Ojibwe, IITC Environmental Health Program Coordinator
  • Questions from participants

Moderator, Roberto Borrero, United Confederation of Taino People

Please click on https://www.iitc.org/online-trainings-webinars/ to download the Food Sovereignty handouts for this webinar

 

To pre-register for the webinar via zoom, click on:  https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_ZwiBiy74Q7SAUZ5I9R1P6w

 

English/Spanish interpretation will be provided. Click here for information about how to use zoom’s webinar interpretation feature for those joining online   

For more information contact:  [email protected]