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Native America Calling
May 10 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Today, May 10 – The ongoing threat to Indigenous environmental activists
Indigenous activists in Central and South America are literally putting their lives on the line trying to protect their land and culture. Places like Brazil, Honduras, Colombia, and parts of Mexico are rife with murders and disappearances of Indigenous people speaking up to save their land and people from large scale mining operations, logging, and other extractive industries. In many cases, those responsible are never brought to justice. We’ll explore the factors that contribute to the threat to Indigenous people standing up against corporate development.
To join the discussion, call 1-800-996-2848