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Protecting Our Sacred Waters

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Protecting Our Sacred Waters

Time: April 21, 2012 from 7pm to 9:30pm
Location: Unitarian Church of Vancouver
Street: 949 West 49th Avenue
City/Town: Vancouver
Website or Map: http://g.co/maps/n4vs5
Phone: Yumi Onozawa - 604-782-7817
Event Type: community, gathering, -, everyone, invited
Organized By: Vandy Savage
Latest Activity: Apr 10, 2012

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Protecting Our Sacred Waters: Young Adult Symposium & Public Event

The InterSpiritual Centre of Vancouver Society presents Protecting Our Sacred Waters, a two-part event examining how political decisions and global economic activities have affected the condition of our rivers and oceans. The daytime symposium is for young adults (16-22) and the evening event is open to the general public. Both sessions will involve evidence-based and respectful discussions about how to protect and restore our sacred waters, a limited and precious resource for life now and for future generations.

DATE: Saturday April 21, 2012
LOCATION: 949 West 49th Avenue, Vancouver – Unitarian Church of Vancouver
YOUNG ADULT SYMPOSIUM (10:00 am – 5:00 pm), Registration at 9:30 am
PUBLIC EVENT (7:00 – 9:00 pm), Doors open at 6:30 pm
Donations at the door (Suggested amount of $ 20.00)

GUEST SPEAKERS THROUGHOUT THE DAY INCLUDING:
Rex Weyler
– journalist, author, co-founder of Greenpeace, Hollyhock Institute, and Tanker Free BC
Aline LaFlamme and Daughters of the Drum
– Dene leader, InterSpiritual Centre of Vancouver Society
Chief Phil Lane Jr. M.Ed, M.P.A
. – Four Worlds family of organizations; Native American (Dakota-Chickasaw), traditional pipe carrier, sweat lodge keeper, leader in human and community development
David Lavallee
– Film producer, “White Water, Black Gold”(screening included)
Jamie Biggar
– Founder of LeadNow.ca
Emma Pullman
– Blogger for DeSmog Blog and LeadNow.ca,
Michelle Morningstar Doherty
– Leader, Educator, Media spokesperson for Tsleil-waututh Nation
Karl Perrin and Eliza Olson
– Burns Bog Conservation Society
Nigel Haggen
– Coastal and Marine Science, Policy and Planning, UBC

Plus a guest performance by acclaimed BC singer/songwriter: Aidan Knight!

Registration through the Eventbrite.

Co-sponsored by Georgia Straight Alliance, Village Vancouver, and Interfaith Institute.


 
Yumi Onozawa, Coordinator - 604-782-7817 coordinator@interspiritualcentre.com

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