(April 2) Indigenous Resistance to Tar-sands Pipelines (Line 9/Energy East)

Indigenous Resistance to Tar-sands Pipelines (Line 9/Energy East)
second in a series, Self-determination(s) against State Repression (details below)
Wednesday April 2nd @ 7pm
A2845, UQAM (métro Berri-UQAM)

childcare and whisper translation EN-FR
A panel discussion about grassroots indigenous resistance to tar sands, with a focus on Line 9 and Energy East. With Vanessa Gray.
Vanessa Gray is a youth activist from the Aamjiwnaang First Nations reserve near Sarnia, in what is known as Ontario’s “chemical valley”. She was the main organizer of a delegation of youth from Aamjiwnaang and the Six Nations reserve who travelled out west for the Tar Sands Healing Walk and the 4th annual Unis’tot’en Action Camp.
Background: http://reclaimturtleisland.com/

Self-determination(s) against State Repression
— Anti-Capitalist Discussion Series —

Wednesdays: March 19, April 2, April 16 at UQAM
As part of the month against police repression and brutality, just before the March 21st march against colonialism, racism and the Charter, and in the lead-up to May Day, the CLAC Popular Education Committee presents a series of panels on self-determination in the context of three current struggles: anti-capitalist & anti-racist opposition to the Charter, indigenous resistance to tar-sands pipelines (Line 9/Energy East), and sex workers against unsafe and exploitive working conditions.
All events have childcare and whisper translation EN-FR. Any specific accessibility needs? Please contact us at educationpopulaire@clac-montreal.net.
–> Wednesday April 16th @ 7pm: Anti-capitalist solidarity with sex workers
UQAM (room tba).
A panel-discussion to discuss and build anti-capitalist solidarity with sex workers. With Betty Iglesias, Robyn Maynard and Fréderique Chabot. Background: http:// robynmaynard .com/2012/07/15/carceral-

This anticapitalist teach-in is the fourth in a series organized by the CLAC Popular Education Committee. If you would like to get involved in the Popular Education Committee of the CLAC, please contact us!
Please contact us if you would like to have an info-table during the discussion series: educationpopulaire@clac-montreal.net.
The Popular Education Committee of the CLAC is a committee of GRIP UQAM and a working group of QPIRG Concordia.
Organized by the
Popular Education Committee of the CLAC

This event is co-sponsored by QPIRG Concordia.