Exclusive sound from within the 9th Session of the UNPFII and the Cochabamba Protocols
The first segment of today’s show includes exclusive sound within the United Nations 9th Session on the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII) (http://www.un.org//esa/socdev/unpfii/index.html) - which runs from April 19th, 2010 to April 30th, 2010- and the Maori delegation from New Zealand responding to the New Zealand’s government announcement supporting the Declaration on the Right of Indigenous People.
Debra Harry (Northern Piaute Nation), Executive Director of the Indigenous Peoples Council on Biocolonialism (http://www.ipcb.org/) and of UNPFII North American Indigenous Caucus (2010), spoke last week at the 9th Session of the UNPFII and coveys a plethora of resource extraction struggles, such as the tar sands debacle in Canada, facing Indigenous Nations throughout Canada and the United Sates. And, Tia Oros Peters (Zuni Nation), Executive Director of the 7th Generation Fund for Indian Development (http://www.7genfund.org/), whom also spoke last week at the UNPFII presents a case for preventing aquacide, intragenerational culturalcide, and defending Mother Earth.
Tom Cook (Haudenosaunee Nation), interviewed by Tupuc Enrique Acosta (http://tonatierra.org/), provides listeners with an update on their participation and how Indigenous struggles within the United States aptly apply at the World Peoples Conference on Climate Change and the Rights of Mother Earth, the Agreement of the Peoples (The Chochabamba Protocols), and more
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