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KPFK Presents: A Teach-In on The Environment: Climate Change, Tar Sands, Keystone XL Pipeline, GMO Trees ~ Saturday, November 17th, 2:00 PM ~ At All Saints Church in Pasadena ~ With Margaret Prescod, Clayton Thomas-Muller, Anne Peterman, Orin Langelle

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    KPFK 90.7 Presents A Teach-In on The Environment: Climate Change, Tar Sands, GMO Trees, Keystone XL Pipeline, Deforestation Saturday, November 17th - 2:00 PM
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      KPFK 90.7 Presents



      A Teach-In on The Environment:

      Climate Change, Tar Sands, GMO Trees,

      Keystone XL Pipeline, Deforestation



      Saturday, November 17th - 2:00 PM

      At All Saints Episcopal Church

      132 Euclid Avenue, Pasadena 91101



      Speakers:

      Clayton Thomas-Muller, Orin Langelle, Anne Peterman

      Moderated by KPFK's Margaret Prescod





      On Saturday, November 17th at 2pm, KPFK Radio along with our very own
      "Sojourner Truth" show is proud to sponsor a Teach-In on the impact of Tar
      Sands, genetically modified trees, and the deforestation on local
      communities. Discover how indigenous and other communities are fighting back
      against these economic, racial, social and ecological injustices.

      Featured speakers include; Clayton Thomas-Muller of the Mathias Colomb Cree
      Nation in Northern Manitoba, Canada and the Indigenous Environmental
      Network, as well as representatives from the Global Justice Ecology Project.
      There will also be music and a slide presentation of photos from Chiapas,
      Mexico.

      It all takes place on Saturday, November 17th at 2pm at All Saints Episcopal
      Church in Pasadena. For more information go to www.kpfk.org

      ABOUT THE FEATURED SPEAKERS:
      Clayton Thomas-Muller, of the Mathias Colomb Cree Nation in Northern
      Manitoba, Canada, is an activist for Indigenous rights and environmental
      justice. With his roots in the inner city of Winnipeg in Manitoba, Canada,
      Clayton began his work as a community organizer. Now based out of Ottawa,
      Ontario, Canada, Clayton is involved in many initiatives to support the
      building of an inclusive movement for energy and climate justice. He serves
      on the boards of <http://globaljusticeecology.org> Global Justice Ecology
      Project, Canadian based <http://www.raventrust.com/> Raven Trust and Navajo
      Nation based, <http://www.blackmesawatercoalition.org/> Black Mesa Water
      Coalition. Recognized by Utne Magazine as one of the top 30 under 30
      activists in the United States and as a "Climate Hero 2009" by Yes Magazine,
      Clayton is the Tar Sands Campaign Director for the <http://ienearth.org>
      Indigenous Environmental Network. He works with grassroots indigenous
      communities to defend against the largest and most destructive industrial
      project in the history of mankind.

      Orin Langelle is the Board Chair of <http://globaljusticeecology.org>
      Global Justice Ecology Project and a concerned photojournalist, whose
      photography spans four decades. Beginning in 1991, Langelle has worked in
      solidarity with Indigenous Peoples from Canada to Chile. He has supported
      efforts to protect Indigneous Peoples' forests and ancestral lands from
      logging and industrial development through strategic campaigns,
      photojournalism, media outreach and direct action. Langelle has also led
      successful campaigns in defense of forests on public lands in the US. He
      interned at the International Center of Photography with Cornell Capa,
      brother to famed war photographer and Magnum Photo Agency co-founder Robert
      Capa. His concerned photography began in 1972 and his award-winning photos
      have appeared on book and magazine covers, in major newspapers and in
      exhibitions from San Francisco to Copenhagen.

      Anne Peterman is the Executive Director of
      <http://www.globaljusticeecology.org/> Global Justice Ecology Project, and
      the Coordinator of the <http://nogetrees.org> Campaign to STOP Genetically
      Engineered Trees. She is also the North American Focal Point for the
      <http://www.globalforestcoalition.org/> Global Forest Coalition. An activist
      since 1989, she has presented at UN and other international fora around the
      world on issues relating to forest protection, indigenous peoples rights,
      climate justice, and is a global expert on the social and ecological dangers
      of genetically engineered trees. In 2000, she won the Wild Nature Award for
      Environmental Activist of the Year.

      Sent by Jennifer Kiser: jkiser@... & Jessica Wood: Jwood@...



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