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  • RadioActive 5/8/14

    Producer/Host: Meredith DeFrancesco

    Issue: Environmental and Social Justice

    Program Topic: Cowboy and Indian Alliance Demonstration Against Tar Sands and Keystone XL Pipeline

    Key Discussion Points:
    a) The Cowboy and Indian Alliance, made up of tribal members, ranchers and farmers along the proposed Keystone XL tar sands pipeline, demonstrated for a week in Washington DC at the end of April.
    b) Tipis were erected for the week on the mall, and a painted tipi was presented to the Smithsonian to represent the Alliance’s opposition to Keystone XL and tar sands mining and their demand that President Obama reject approval of the Keystone XL.
    c) On Saturday, May 17th, the Tar Sands Coalition and Hands Across the Sand/ Hands Across the Land has called for a national day of action/ In Miane , a really in oppostion to the Keystone XL and the reversal of the Montreal Portland pipeline will take place at Deering Oaks Park in Portland at 11am.

    Casey Camp-Hornick, Ponca Tribe, Oklahoma region
    Dallas Goldtooth, Lower Sioux Dakota Nation
    Jane Kleeb, Bold Nebraska
    Megan Hammond, Nebraska
    Diana Harrelson, Nebraska
    Eriel Deranger, Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation (AFCN), of Northern Alberta
    Neli Young
    Rubin George, Sundance Chief, member of Tsleil-Waututh First Nation, British Columbia

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    Published on May 8, 2014 · Filed under: RadioActive; Tagged as: , ,
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