AAMJIWNAANG WATER GATHERING AND TOXIC TOUR 2017

Friday, August 18, 2017 - 04:00 to Sunday, August 20, 2017 - 18:00

Free vegan, vegetarian, and traditional meats meals will be offered at the Aamjiwnaang Water Gathering and Toxic Tour August 18-20 all weekend long at the Maawn Doosh Gumig Community Centre.

Free camping sites are offered throughout the entire weekend of the Aamjiwnaang Water Gathering and Toxic Tour. Sleep under the stars and enjoy a jam packed weekend!

REGISTER AT:
https://aamjiwnaangsolidarity.com

Bring your friends and family to the 2017 Water Gathering & Toxic Tour

Everyone is welcome to join us at our annual Water Gathering and Toxic Tour at Aamjiwnaang First Nation's Maawn Doosh Gumig (Place of Gathering). This event is a free educational social gathering for the water and opportunity to gain awareness and education about the environmental surroundings in the Chemical Valley from local community members living on the front line of the Petrochemical Industry.

Important to Register Here: www.aamjiwnaangsolidarity.com

Quick Links:

Canada's Toxic Chemical Valley (Full Length)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UnHWZE0M_-k

Canada's Toxic Chemical Valley (Full Length)

Chemical Valley: A Toxic Tale

Toxic Trespass the Film

Water Gathering & Toxic Tour Facebook Event Page

#AamjiwnaangWaterGathering #ToxicTour #WaterisLife

Frequently Asked Questions and Answers: 

q: How and where do I register for this year's Toxic Tour?

a: www.aamjiwnaangsolidarity.com

q: Is there camping overnight?

a: Yes, Camping will be offered the nights of the 18th and 19th

q: What should I bring? 

a: Camping gear, your own plate, utensils, and cup or water bottle. If you can, please bring Tobacco to offer thanks to the Water, Bundles or sacred items are welcome, and gifts for elders.

q: Where is Aamjiwnaang Water Gathering? 

a: 1972 Virgil Ave. Sarnia, Ont.

Thank you to our long-time supporters Lush Cosmetics North America

WATER GATHERING AND TOXIC TOUR 2017
AAMJIWNAANG FIRST NATION

AUGUST 18-20, 2017

Friday, August 18th
-Dinner 
-Indigenous Motherhood Connection to Water Panel Discussion
-Opening Social by the Fire

Saturday, August 19th
-Breakfast
-Local teachings of the land and water 
-Lunch
-Teachings about why we protect the water
-Dinner
-Water Walk

Sunday, August 20th
-Breakfast
- 1. a) Toxic Tour - Bus b) Teachings - Class rooms 
-Lunch
-2. a) Toxic Tour - Bus b) Teachings - Class rooms
- Dinner/ Closing ceremony

CONTACT:

For more information or photos please contact land defenders and community scholars Lindsay Beze Gray & Vanessa Gray "Aamjiwnaang/Sarnia Against Pipelines" <asap1491@gmail.com>

Maawn Doosh Gumig (Place of Gathering)
1972 Virgil Ave.
Sarnia , ON
Canada
Ontario CA
Lindsay Beze Gray & Vanessa Gray

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