Recording of November 15, 2019 Ottawa event hosted by MiningWatch Canada and Octopus Books – “Unearthing Justice: How To Protect Your Community From The Mining Industry” (BTL Books, 2019).

With author Joan Kuyek, founding coordinator 1999-2009 of MiningWatch Canada, in conversation with Jamie Kneen of MiningWatch Canada and then with Erial Tchekwie Deranger (Athabaska Chipewyan First Nation) of Indigenous Climate Action.

Opening from Monique Manatch (Algonquins of Barriere Lake) of Indigenous Culture & Media Innovations, and short welcome to the event space – the Mauril-Bélanger Social Innovation Workshop (Atelier) at Saint Paul University – from its general director Fernanda Gutierrez.

The event was held in conjunction with MiningWatch’s two-day 20th anniversary event, the “Turning Down the Heat: Can We Mine Our Way Out of the Climate Crisis?” international conference.

This video is a draft* version, published here now for anyone who heard the report on the book launch from GroundWire Radio News‘ November 18th episode (5-min segment):


DRAFT VIDEO (1hr:11min)
[*aim to improve parts of the audio, also maybe add captioning/ transcript. Want to help?]