#14-22 Indigenous Climate Action … Eriel Deranger on resistance to fossil fuel mining
The rousing keynote address by Eriel Tchekwie Deranger of the Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation, at the American Public Health Association 2017 annual meeting in 2017. Native peoples still need a seat at the climate negotiating table.
Host(s): Melinda Tuhus
Featured Speakers/Guests: Eriel Tchekwie Deranger is the executive director of Indigenous Climate Action and a member of the Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation (ACFN) of Northern Alberta, Canada. Starting with tar sands development opposition, she has become an international spokesperson for indigenous people opposing corporate pollution and demanding formal representation at climate talks.
Credits: Recorded and produced by Melinda Tuhus. WINGS series editor, Frieda Werden.
Comments: For more information, visit https://www.indigenousclimateaction.com/ and https://www.aptnnews.ca/nation-to-nation/glasgow-climate-deal-incredibly-watered-down-on-indigenous-rights/