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.

A short five-minute audio highlights was part of GroundWire Radio News‘ November 18 episode:

The full event podcast / audio-recording is here (mp3 file, 1hr:11min):


VIDEO (1hr:11min)
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