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Direct Action Training for Sacred Site Protection
Date Sunday January 28
Time 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location Details
Communication Workers of America Local 9423 offices
2015 Naglee Avenue , San Jose , CA 95128.
Event Type Class/Workshop
Organizer/AuthorMorning Star Gali


Pizza will be served at 6 p.m. PLEASE RSVP WITH THE NUMBER OF PEOPLE YOU ARE COMING WITH SO WE CAN HAVE ENOUGH FOOD.

Thanks, and see you there.




ACTION TRAINING!

DIRECT ACTION TO PROTECT INDIGENOUS PEOPLES,
LANDS, CULTURE AND SACRED SITES

SUNDAY, JANUARY 28, 2007 6 P.M.

Communication Workers of America Local 9423 offices
2015 Naglee Avenue , San Jose , CA 95128.

Advocates for the Protection of Sacred Sites, Indigenous Environmental Network, International Indian Treaty Council and Greenaction for Health and Environmental Justice are putting on this training to teach people about direct action to protect Indigenous peoples, lands, culture and sacred sites.

Topics will include:
∑ What is direct action? What is civil disobedience? What are other forms of direct action?
∑ How activism has been used to protect Medicine Lake and other sacred sites from desecration and destruction.
∑ Why engage in direct action?
∑ What are the risks of direct action?
∑ Direct Action in the context of Spiritual/Ceremonial Gatherings
∑ Examples of successful direct actions and lessons learned
∑ video/dvd footage of Indigenous actions!
∑ Learn about the successful 113 day occupation of the proposed nuclear waste
dump at Ward Valley that led to victory for the Colorado River Native Nations Alliance?
∑ Learn about the successful 13 day blockade by the Torres Martinez Desert Cahuilla and allies that stopped illegal sewage sludge dumping on their land
∑ Learn about Native-led actions in Hawaii.
∑ Native/non-Native alliances – principled collaboration
∑ How direct action can be used to save Medicine Lake and sacred sites from desecration and destruction.
∑ Discussion about the Monday, January 29th protest at Calpine – what will happen.




Mapquest Map for Communication Workers of America offices in San Jose:
http://www.mapquest.com/maps/map.adp?formtype=address&country=US&popflag=0&latitude=&longitude=&name=&phone=&level=&addtohistory=&cat=&address=2015+Naglee+Avenue&city=San+Jose&state=ca&zipcode=95128

Directions:
From the East Bay ( Berkeley , Oakland ) and Sacramento :
Take I-880 toward San Jose .
Take the Bascom Avenue exit 0.1 miles
Keep left at the fork to go on N. Bascom Ave 0.6 miles
Turn right on Naglee Avenue to 2015 Naglee Avenue , San Jose

From San Francisco :
Take Highway 101 south to I-880 South toward Los Gatos/Santa Cruz and go 2.7 miles.
Take the Bascom Avenue 0.1 miles then keep left at the fork to go on N Bascom Avenue 0.6 miles
Turn right onto Naglee Avenue <0.1 miles
CWA office is at 2015 Naglee Ave, San Jose.
Added to the calendar on Saturday Jan 20th, 2007 10:07 AM
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