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(Frieda Werden)

WINGS #05-17 Pipelines No!

Farmers, First Nations, and Landowners walk together against jeopardy to their lands

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Length: 0:28:42
Uploaded: 22 May, 2017

Recording Date: 21 May, 2017
Recording Location: Eastern NC, Washington, DC, New Haven CT, Denman Is. BC
Logsheet: none
Language: English
Topical for: Timeless
Status: Complete, Ready to Air
Copyright: Nonprofit use only

Program Title: WINGS #05-17 Pipelines No!
Description: APPPL, Alliance to Protect Our People and the Places We Live, is a grassroots organization formed in North Carolina in 2016. For two weeks in March 2017, they walked 200 miles along the designated route of a fracked gas pipeline to warn and unify against violations of native rights; forced land seizures; damage to farmland, health and environment; and the creation of "sacrifice zones" targeted on poor people and people of colour. Also heard in this program, two speakers from a Native Nations Rise rally held in Washington DC against Dakota Access pipeline approval.

Host(s): Melinda Tuhus
Featured Speakers/Guests: Speakers in North Carolina: Ericka Faircloth of the Lumbee Tribe, speaking for the Coalition of Woodland Nations; Connie Leeper, an organizer with the environmental group NC WARN; Barbara Exum, representing a cohesive African American community where land is being commandeered for the pipeline; Emmy Wyman, rally emcee; Emily Saba, 20, a college student from Charlotte. Speakers in Washington DC: Helena Wong from the group It Takes Roots, and Fawn Sharp, President of the Quinault Indian Nation in Washington State.

Credits: Recorded and produced by Melinda Tuhus; series producer, Frieda Werden

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Topic:
News
Science and Technology
Regional > United States
Environment
Health
Society and Culture > Racism
Politics > First Nations
Society and Culture > Women
Type: Weekly Program

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