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Tuesday, September 27, 2005

Indigenous Peoples and Mining - October 12

The Indigenous Peoples and Extractive Industries Tour
Wednesday, October 12 (Indigenous Peoples Day)
2:00 to 4:00 p.m.

Colorado School of Mines
Ben H. Parker Student Center
1600 Maple St.
Ballroom B
Golden, Colorado
(719) 510-3993

A panel presentation and discussion featuring indigenous leaders and NGO representatives Mario Tema of Academia de Lenguas Mayas de Guatemala and Daniel Vogt of Asociación Estoreña Para el Desarrollo Integral (AEPDI) [Guatemala]; Carlos Cuasace of Organización Indígena Chiquitana (OICH) and Jorge Cortés of Colectivo de Estudios Aplicados al Desarrollo Social (CEADES) [Bolivia], and Carrie Dann and Julie Fishel of the Western Shoshone Defense Project [Nevada, USA].

The panelists will offer their unique perspectives on indigenous peoples’ struggles to exercise their right to participate in decision making regarding extractive industries projects.

A brief question and answer session will follow the panel.

The October 12 event will be the second of four such panels also to be held at the George Washington University in Washington, DC (Monday, October 10), the University of Utah in Salt Lake City (Thursday, October 13), and the University of Nevada at Reno (Friday, October 14).


At 5:21 PM, Blogger jcrit said...

I hope the Black Mesa mine closure gets some mention.


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