Wednesday, 1-9-08, on American Indian Airwaves
"Prohibition of Protecting Mother Earth: Indigenous People Banned from the United Nations Convention on Climate Change"
Clayton Thomas-Muller (Cree Nation), Indigenous Environmental Network - Indigenous Oil Campaign Project (http://www.ienearth.org) was part of a contingency of indigenous peoples invited to attend the United Nations Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), in Bali, Indonesia this past December 2007, but was barred, along with other indigenous peoples from entering the convention. Clayton join us for this segment of the show to discuss what happened and how indigenous peoples and their respective First Nations were invited and then denied access to internationally protecting Mother Earth.
Benjamin Dengl (http://www.upsidedownworld.org), author of The Price of Fire: Resource Wars and Social Movements in Bolivia, joins us for this segment of the show to provide listeners with an update on recent developments of four of the richest resource regions of Bolivia attempt to succeed from Bolivia and established a separate county, Bolivia's attempt to establish a new constitution recognizing the rights of indigenous peoples and much more.
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