Indigenous Ugandans forced from their land to make way for carbon-offset tree-planting projects in the Mount Elgon region.
Oct 2, 2009 to Oct 17, 2009
Vancity Theatre, Granville Theatre, Cinematheque, Ridge Theatre
1181 Seymour StreetV6B 3M7 Vancouver , BC
Canada49° 16' 36.1488" N, 123° 7' 29.6616" W
British Columbia CA
With over 370 films this year's line-up of films at the Vancouver International Film Festival is one of the biggest and best yet.
Sep 16, 2009 to Sep 17, 2009
Centre for Social Innovation, 4th floor
215 Spadina Ave. between Queen and Dundas.Toronto , ON
Canada43° 40' 12.8388" N, 79° 23' 12.318" W
This workshop is for people who want to learn more about the history of Indigenous-Canada relations, and who are interested in supporting Indigenous struggles.
At least 10 civilians and 24 police dead in the Amazon, killed in a protest over a free trade agreement. This much, we knew going in. We would have to go into the Amazon to unearth the real story.
Aug 8, 2009
The Cat's Eye
150 Charles Street West Just east of Museum stationToronto
Canada43° 40' 3.2628" N, 79° 23' 31.1532" W
Mapuche Solidarity event with guest speakers from the Native youth movement and Six Nations of the Grand River Territory
Indigenous people in Peru find an oil spill. Extraction industries and free trade agreements are among the causes of bloody repression in Peru's Amazon. (Photo: Ben Powless)
Video and photos from the rally held outside the Peruvian Consulate in Toronto on Thursday, June 11.
-- Non-governmental organizations are urgently asking Canadians to write to senators, MPs and the Prime Minister to express their outrage at the police massacre of Indigenous protesters in Peru.
At Akwesasne, the existence of a transnational border tears a community apart. Now, a dispute over the arming of border guards has led to a standoff. (Photo: Sandra Cuffe)
The community of Awkesasne, part of the Kahniakehaka (Mohawk) Nation, has unified in resistance to the Canadian Federal Government's plan to arm its border guards with 9mm pistols.