Indigenous Environmental Network

Indigenous Environmental Network is a network of Indigenous Peoples empowering Indigenous Nations and communities towards sustainable livelihoods, demanding environmental justice and maintaining the Sacred Fire of our traditions.

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03/01/2010 - 03:52

Speakers include Dr. Rudolph C. Ryser, Chair of the Center for World Indigenous Studies; Mary Williams, Lillooet Tribe - Canada; Sherwin Broadhead, former Superintendent of the Colville Confederated Tribes; John Williams, Lillooet Tribe - Canada

12/16/2009 - 04:08

WHEN: Wednesday, December 16, 2009 at 6:00 - 6:30pmWHERE: Asger Jorn Room, located in Hall H of the Bella CenterAs the climate negotiations wind down, indigenous peoples are still fighting for the recognition of their rights in the final outcomes of COP15. Over the past two weeks, indigenous peoples have been working to ensure all potential climate policies and actions – from mitigation and adaptation to emissions reductions targets to finance mechanisms – ensure recognition of and respect...

12/14/2009 - 04:17
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12/11/2009 - 11:45

Media Advisory – For Immediate ReleaseDecember 11, 2009American and Canadian Youth Stand Together Against Tar SandsNo Concessions for Dirty OilWhat: American and Canadian youth of indigenous and non-indigenous descent will speak out today against Alberta's tar sands and its influence on the American and Canadian positions at the UN climate conference. The youth will gather across from the document dispersal centre at the Bella Conference Centre and will showcase a satirical display...

12/05/2009 - 07:36

By Valerie Taliman - Indian Country Today Story Published: Dec 4, 2009 Story Updated: Dec 4, 2009 On the eve of the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen, many Native peoples and governments remain unaware of what is at stake.Our communities are disproportionately suffering the adverse effects of climate change, and Native voices must be heard in the global debate. Yet how...