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Title: Indigenous Resistance to Energy Infrastructure & KeystoneXL Pipeline
START DATE: Monday March 03
TIME: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location Details:
La Peña Cultural Center
3105 Shattuck Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94705­­­
(Two blocks from Ashby BART)
Event Type: Panel Discussion
The International Forum on Globalization and Winona LaDuke Honor the Earth invite you to an informative and important discussion regarding resistance to on the ground energy projects both locally and across the nation, as well as the overarching issues of oil money in the United States.

Winona LaDuke, Lyana Monterrey, and Victor Menotti will discuss various issues including Indigenous resistance to the Keystone XL pipeline, local crude oil project resistance, and opposition to the Koch Brother's growing influence.

La Peña Cultural Center
3105 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley CA 94705­­­
(Two blocks from Ashby BART)

Suggested Donation $10-$25… No one turned away for lack of funds

Winona LaDuke - Honor the Earth

Native American author/activist will show a new short film of the Lakota and Anishinaabe peoples’ horse rides along routes of proposed pipelines that would cross North American prairies to carry Canadian crude oil/tar sands.

Lyana Monterrey - Pittsburg Ethics Council/Pittsburg Defense Council

Co-founder of local community coalitions will talk about the proposed WesPac project in Pittsburg, CA, a massive crude oil storage and transfer facility to feed ultra-dirty oil to Bay Area’s five refineries and export across the Pacific.

Victor Menotti - International Forum on Globalization

IFG Executive Director will share visualized data from the recent report, Billionaires’ Carbon Bomb: The Koch Brothers and the Keystone XL Pipeline, plus interactive mapping of the Kochs’ influence network, known the Kochtopus.


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