(EVENT) Indigenous Peoples and Climate Change Panel & Discussion Coming April 26 in NYC

The Parliament of the World’s Religions and co-sponsors cordially invite the public to an upcoming program entitled “Indigenous Peoples and Climate Change: A Panel and Discussion” to be held in New York City during the sixteenth session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues. Attendees will have the opportunity to learn about climate change through the frontline experiences, insight and expertise of activists from four Indigenous traditions including:

  • Chase Iron Eyes (Standing Rock Sioux)

Lakota People’s Law Project

  • Mindahi Crescencio Bastida Muñoz (Otomi)

Otomi-Hñahñu Regional Council, Mexico

  • Tāwera Tahuri (Māori: Ngā Ariki Kaipūtahi)

Seventh Generation Fund for Indigenous Peoples

  • Naomi Lanoi (Masaai)

Human Rights Advocate

“Indigenous Peoples and Climate Change: A Panel and Discussion” is co-sponsored by the Parliament of the World’s Religions, the Center for Earth Ethics, the Interfaith Center of New York, and the Seventh Generation Fund for Indigenous Peoples.  

Interested participants are welcome to attend the program on Wednesday, April 26 from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. at the Episcopal Church Center in New York City. The venue is located on the ground floor of 815 Second Avenue. Refreshments will be served.

Please do share this announcement for this free program in your networks and express interest on social media here

 


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