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Activist Communique: Aamjiwnaang First Nation and Idle No More talk on Monday

Aamjiwnaang and Idle No More talk on Monday

The Deets:

Monday January 21, 2013

7:00 pm

Friends House

60 Lowther Avenue

Toronto, ON

The Call Out:

All welcome! Pay what you can www.peaceworkstmm.org 416-731-6605

You can register for the event here.

Lyn Adamson: 416-731-6605, peaceworks@primus.ca

Aamjiwnaang has been described as the most toxic place in North America. Activists on this reserve near Sarnia, surrounded by Chemical Valley are taking on the industry’s giants to fight for their community’s future.

It’s a fight for all of our future. For clean air, and water we can drink. For community values over corporate profit-making. Learn about the daily realities of life in Aamjiwnaang and hear the story of the blockade of the CN rail line that lasted for 13 days. Real News video:

Sponsored by: PeaceWorks, Toronto Friends Meeting and Ontario Voice of Women for Peaceworks Canada




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