WINGS #34-17 Indigenous Climate Action
Where is the seat at the climate table for indigenous peoples?
Uploaded: 9 Dec, 2017
Recording Date: 5 Dec, 2017
Recording Location: Atlanta, Georgia; Hamden, Connecticut; Denman Island BC
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Status: Complete, Ready to Air
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Program Title: WINGS #34-17 Indigenous Climate Action
Description: Keynote address by Eriel Tchekwie Deranger of the Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation, at the American Public Health Association 2017 annual meeting in 2017.
Host(s): Melinda Tuhus
Featured Speakers/Guests: Eriel Tchekwie Deranger is the executive director of Indigenous Climate Action and a member of the Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation (ACFN) of Northern Alberta, Canada. Starting with tar sands development opposition, she has become an international spokesperson for indigenous people opposing corporate pollution and demanding formal representation at climate talks.
Credits: Recorded and produced by Melinda Tuhus. WINGS series producer, Frieda Werden.
Environment > Climate ChangeType: Weekly Program
Science and Technology
Politics > Activism
Regional > Canada > Alberta
Environment > Biodiversity
Society and Culture > Racism
Environment > Pollution
Politics > First Nations
Society and Culture > Women