Grassy Narrows Blockade – 10 years in resistance (Ottawa solidarity event Dec 5th)

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December 2nd, 2002 is the date when the courageous indigenous people of Grassy Narrows Ontario decided to halt further clear cutting of their forests.

To mark the 10th anniversary of the ongoing blockade, we are holding a film-screening and follow-up talk in solidarity.

7:00PM Wednesday December 5th

University of Ottawa, Faculty of Social Sciences Building, 4th Floor, Room 4006

(FSS building on map:

Video “As Long as the Rivers Flow – The Grassy Narrows Blockade Story” by David Clement and Thunder Bay Indymedia

There will be questions and discussions afterward with Craig Benjamin of Amnesty International. Craig has spent some time at Grassy Narrows.

Event hosted by IPSMO (Indigenous Peoples Solidarity Movement Ottawa) and Amnesty International.

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