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Many Paddles, One Canoe: Bill McKibben joins Indigenous leaders in Vancouver
March 4, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT. For livestream details visit: streamofconsciousness.ca/pulltogether
350.org‘s Bill McKibben will be in Vancouver Saturday, March 4th in conversation with the Grand Chief Stewart Phillip, talking Kinder Morgan, climate change and how the path to victory depends on solidarity between Indigenous people and allies. More info here: https://tinyurl.com/BillMcKibbenPullTogether
In Bill’s own words:
“As Donald Trump dismantles decades of progress on climate action and Indigenous rights, it is more important than ever for the rest of the world to keep fossil fuels in the ground. The best way to do that in Canada is by supporting Indigenous-led resistance against Big Oil.
As I see it, pulling together is what it’s really about at this point in the game. First Nations standing up to the fossil fuel industry in Canada are some of the strongest and most dedicated organizers anywhere. And, right now, Coast Salish nations resisting the tar sands are asking for our support. That’s why I’m going to be in Vancouver in two weeks to speak at a fundraiser to support First Nations taking the Kinder Morgan pipeline approval to court.
I hope you can be there. I think your support will really matter:
What: ‘Pull Together’ fundraiser in Vancouver with Bill McKibben, Grand Chief Stewart Phillip from the Union of BC Chiefs, Chief Jackie Thomas, Jess Housty, Eriel Deranger and M.C. Clayton Thomas Muller
When: Saturday, March 4th 2017 at 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Where: SFU Vancouver, 149 W Hastings St
Why: All of the funds raised will go towards supporting the legal fund for the Tsleil-Waututh and Cold Water First Nations as they take Prime Minister Trudeau’s Kinder Morgan approval to court.