NO MVP/NO MVP Southgate Bundle of Arrows Gathering
Start: Saturday, August 28, 2021• 1:00 PM
End: Saturday, August 28, 2021• 5:00 PM
3:00 pm EST Free Prior and Informed Consent
5:00pm EST/3:00pm MST - Fracking in Communities with Jospeh Hernandez, Diné Energy Organizer-NAVA Education Project.
6pm EST/5pm CST Rights of Nature Workshop with Anahkwet (Guy Reiter) is a traditional Menominee who lives on the Menominee Reservation.
7:30 pm EST/5:30pm MST - Health Effects of Fracking with Mario Atencio. Mario has been involved in oil and gas development issues facing the Diné communities of the far eastern Diné Nation.
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Again, due to the COVID Delta variant, we are changing the effect of how we will hold this event. Please stay tuned. We will send you the address once you register! Join us virtually on August 27 for workshops, 11am - 7 pm - Different workshops for Indigenous Leaders Roundtable (grassroots, elected, traditional leaders as well as environmental leaders). We will host an in person, Saturday Aug 28 2-5pm- Concert Unity Bundle of Arrows with a call to Action at the end.
Please bring your own chair. We cannot stand by and watch a fossil fuel corporation, and politicians line their pockets as so much is destroyed, producing fracked gas we don’t need. On August 27-28, 2021 we will gather in Northern North Carolina, close to the border, to tell the world that the days this gas pipeline ends. Stay tuned for more information.
The Siouan people of NC and VA experience disproportionate impacts due to ongoing extractive industries. With a recent boom of industrialized fracking across the landscape, Indigenous leaders in VA/NC regions advocate for the protection of their cultural landscapes and communities. 7 Directions of Service is fiscally sponsored by Eastern Woodland Lacrosse.
Supporting the No MVP Pipeline. Indigenous delegations from all over Turtle Island are gathering to advocate for their stricter and stronger protections for their cultural landscapes. Indigenous grassroots leaders are calling for justice and an end to the era of sacrifice zones in the face of federal agency actions that continue a legacy of extractive colonialism and assault against communities. Bundle of Arrows Coalition members are calling on the Biden Administration to finally address the legacy of oil and gas and other extractive industries that have adversely impacted the people, the land, water and air of the VA/NC region.
Get your Bundle of Arrows T Shirt. Mani:Eni:Se, which means water is alive... we were saying Mani Biwa, which means water is good. I felt more after talking with GGM Mary Lyons that water is alive is more appropriate. Water is our relative...