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Wednesday, June 15, 2011

IEN Protecting Mother Earth Conference North Dakota 2011

“Energy, Climate, Water and the

Importance of Health and Culture.”
July 28 - 31, 2011
Hosted by the people of the Mandan, Hidatsa, Arikara Nations
Little Shell Antelope Society Arbor - 4 miles w. of New Town, ND
Register on-line, or download the registration form: Word Doc or PDF and email or fax your registration form as soon as possible. This is a great help to our planning committee because it helps us to make arrangements for the appropriate number of participants.
Please Note: Hotel rooms are at a premium in the area – we suggest using Traveler's Fare ( who is our official travel agency for booking flights and hotel accommodations, especially for this gathering. There will be shuttles for those arriving at the Minot, ND and Bismarck, ND airports – to arrange pickup email: Kandi Mossett at or Twyla Baker at
This is a traditional gathering that respects the Sacred Fire.
No drugs or alcohol. Day care provided. Meals provided. Not responsible for accidents. Donations appreciated, not required. Please bring your own dishes and utensils. Register now! "Respecting the Sacredness of Mother Earth and Circle of Life"
Loren White Jr. - 701.390.7133 -
Jihan Gearon - 928.214.8301 -
Topics include:
North American Indigenous Preparatory for RIO+20
Updates on National and International Climate Policy
Round Table on Green Economy and Native Peoples
Energy & Climate Justice
Native Nation Well-Being and Health
Traditional Knowledge, Original Instructions and Cultural Survival
United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
Free, Prior, and Informed Consent (FPIC)
Events include: Elder and Youth Circles; A Camp Out Gathering; Environmental Fair; Talent Show/Open Mic

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