NOVEMBER 4 – 7, 2011: 2ND INDIGENOUS ASSEMBLY AGAINST MINING AND PIPELINES VANCOUVER COAST SALISH TERRITORIES

The event call out:
 

No Mining on Native Land!
March on Sunday November 6th starts at 3 pm at Vancouver Art Gallery
Panel on Monday November 7th at 6:30 pm at 1803 East 1st Avenue
full details below

The first Indigenous Assembly against Mining and Pipelines was held in Neskonlith, Secwepemc Territories. The second Indigenous Assembly is being planned in Vancouver, Coast Salish Territories to coincide with the pro-mining “Meeting Minds, Making Mines” Conference being held at the Pan Pacific Hotel from November 6-8th. The conference is sponsored by mining corporations and the Canadian Aboriginal Mineral Association who want to want to “sell” and push mining further into Indigenous communities. Brochure here

Indigenous communities from across the province are gathering in Vancouver Unceded Coast Salish Territories to oppose this conference and those corporations who profit off the destruction of the land. No mining, no pipelines, no resource extraction on unceded native lands! Defend the people, protect the land!

Basic Schedule:

* Friday Nov 4th evening and Saturday November 5th all day:
Indigenous Assembly Against Mining and Pipelines.
(By and for Indigenous communities)
706 Clarke Drive.
Details and to register, email Arthur Manuel amanuel@telus.net

* Sunday November 6th:
NO MINING ON NATIVE LAND!
Public Demonstration – All welcome, please spread the word.
March starts at 3 pm, Vancouver Art Gallery

* Monday November 7th
PUBLIC PANEL AT 6:30 PM
Impacted communities speak out against Mining
All welcome. Dinner served.
1803 East 1st Ave (just east of Commercial Drive)

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