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Challenging the Legacy of Columbus: Indigenous People's Day Brunch featuring
Saturday, October 12, 2002
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Ecology Center, 2530 San Pablo Avenue, near Dwight Way, Berkeley.
Saturday, October 12, 2002 Ecuadorian Activist Willam Trujillo Join us for an educational and inspiring brunch! Willam Trujillo, Campaign Coordinator for the most powerful national campesino federation in Ecuador, will visit the Ecology Center on his national tour to share his perspectives about Indigenous Rights, Farmer Rights and food security, the impacts of corporate globalization and the petroleum industry on local people, and resistance efforts in Latin America. This event will focus on the effects of 500 years of colonization and exploitation of people and nature, and on building solidarity in our resistance. Willam Trujillo has been active within the campesino movement since his early childhood. As campaign coordinator and a member of CONFEUNASSC-CNC_s political council, his work has included the Campaign Against the FTAA, electoral participation within the Pachacutik movement, food sovereignty, local development, and alternative communication. In addition to working with CONFEUNASSC-CNC, he has also organized student campaigns to democratize education, and done theater and puppet work and traditional dance with youth in poor barrios. Willam's presentation will be in Spanish with an English translation, (translator provided by Global Exchange), with opportunities for questions and discussion. Bring a brunch treat to share if you wish. free, donations accepeted
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