|Speakers Robert Yazzie, Mona Polacca,|
Kandi Mossett and Dan Wildcat
April 4 -- 6, 2012
Watch live today, the Rights of Mother Earth conference, in Haskell, Kansas.
Listen to the audio at Earthcycles: www.earthcycles.net
Indigenous Environmental Network live blog:
Rights of Mother Earth, Haskell, Kansas, Schedule:
Wednesday, April 49:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Welcome: Dr. Daniel Wildcat, Dean of Social Natural Sciences
Introduction: Tom BK Goldtooth, Executive Director, Indigenous Environmental Network
9:30 a.m. - 9:55 a.m.
Wild Law: A Manifesto for Earth Justice - Cormac Cullinan, Environmental Attorney, S. Africa
10:00 a.m. - 10:40 a.m.
What is Wild Law and Rights of Nature: New Constructs of Self Determination - Ben Price, Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund
11:00 a.m. - 11:20 a.m.
Global Voices on Rights of Mother Earth: Marlon Santi, Sarayaku, Ecuador - MKalani Souza, Pacific Islands and Others
11:25 a.m. - 12:05 a.m.
Environmental Law, Federal Indian Law, Cultural Heritage, and Rights of Mother Earth: Dean Suagee, Native Attorney, Washington D.C.
12:05 a.m. - 12:35 p.m.
Foundations for Indigenous Thought Renee Gurneau
12:35 p.m. - 12:45 p.m.
Setting the Framework for Working Groups: Kandi Mossett, IEN Staff
4:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Report Back from Working Groups Facilitators
4:30 p.m. - 5: 30 p.m.
Open Mic: Response from Conference Participants
THURSDAY, APRIL 5Introduction to the Day and Agenda Review: Tom BK Goldtooth
9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
10:45 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Continuation of Spiritual Dialogue
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Navajo Nation Policy - The Peace Keepers: Robert Yazzie, attorney and educator, Dine College
1:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Rights of Indigenous Nations, Its Peoples & Lands: Steven Newcomb, author
2:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Perspectives from Alaska, Alannah Hurley
Perspectives from the Tar Sands, Clayton Thomas-Muller, Canadian Indigenous Tar Sands Campaign
4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Open Mic: Reflection Dialogue
9:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Opening Prayer / Song / Haskell Drum Group
It’s Time For Indigenous Solutions: Dr. Daniel Wildcat
9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Ecuadorian Process Defending Indigenous Territories With Rights of Mother Earth: Patricia Gualinga Montalvo, Spiritual Indigenous Leader, Sarayaku, Ecuador
10:45 a.m. - 11:20 a.m.
The Global Approach, Rio+20, and the United Nations
11:20 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Perspectives From Our Youth & Students
1:45 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.
What’s Next? Strategic Planning and Development for Rights of Mother Earth, Our Grassroots Organizations and Tribal Leadership
4:00 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.
A Call to Action: Tom BK Goldtooth
4:15 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Reflection and Analysis
Closing Prayer / Song / Drum Group