Indigenous Environmental Network 12th Annual Conference

What We Do Now Touches the Next Seven Generations
Publisher Name: 
Indigenous Environmental Network (IEN)

When: August 2 - 5, 2001

Where: Penticton, British Columbia, CANADA

Hosted by: En'owkin Centre and the Penticton Indian Band Okanagan Nation

Within the cycle:

  • "Preserving forest health"

  • "Ensuring water quality"

  • "Restoring and Respecting Natural Systems"

  • "Caretakers of Sacred Sites, Medicines and Traditional Foods"

  • "Guarding Endangered Species"

Embracing the cycle:

  • FINDING PRACTICAL SOLUTIONS - The Web of Life

  • RECLAIMING OUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • EMPOWERING OUR COMMUNITIES - Balancing the Colours

Focus:

  • Sustainable Agriculture, Traditional Food Systems and the Right to Food

  • Energy Policies and Indigenous Peoples (oil, hydro, nuclear, gas-methane, coal, renewable)

Other topics: Climate change, persistent organic pollutants, (POPs), pesticides, mining, traditional ecological knowledge, treaty rights - land and water, sustainable forests, organizing skills and more!

This is a traditional gathering with workshops and teachings. No drugs or alcohol allowed. Daycare provided. Bring your own dishes and utensils. No dogs or pets allowed. Limited travel (subsidy) scholarships available to Native grassroots community representatives. A registration donation of $5 will be requested at the gate for adults (children and youth - free)

For more information, contact:

EN'OWKIN CENTRE

RR#2 site 50, comp 8

Penticton, British Columbia, CANADA

V2A 6J7

Tel (250) 493-7181

Fax (250) 493-5302

Email: enowkin@vip.net
website: http://ENOWKIN.homestead.com/1.html



Native Youth Environmental Justice Movement Building

Native youth from the 4 Directions - Youth event and workshops

For more information on youth activities, contact:

Heather Milton, Youth Coordinator

Indigenous Environmental Network

P.O. Box 485, Bemidji, MN 56619

Tel. (218) 751 - 4961

Fax. (218) 751 - 0561

Email: ienyouth@hotmail.com

Website: www.ienearth.org

AMP Section Name:Climate Justice Initiative
  • 100 Climate Justice Initiative