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[Directed, and Edited.  Featured in The Guardian]
Paris – An all-Indigenous flotilla of kayaks took to the waters of Paris, followed by a press conference featuring Indigenous leaders from the Americas delivering strong messages: warnings of the worst consequences of climate change, and holistic solutions to protect Mother Earth. This event, proposed by the Kichwa community of the Sarayaku, served as a platform to reject false climate solutions, and to deliver three key documents designed as a means to address climate change.

Full Press Release here.


 

Trailer | WOMEN ON THE RISE – Connecting Stories From The Frontlines from Indigenous Environmental Network on Vimeo.

[Directed and Edited]
Trailer for a short film chronicling & connecting the stories of Indigenous Women worldwide leading the charge to protect the rights of Mother Earth and the generations to come; representing frontline communities most impacted by extractive industries.
Stories shared from:
Kandi Mossett (Mandan, Hidatsa, Arikara), Native Energy & Climate Campaign Organizer for the Indigenous Environmental Network; Melina Laboucan-Massimo, (Lubicon Cree First Nation ) Climate and Energy Campaigner for Greenpeace Canada; Crystal Lameman (Beaver Lake Cree Nation) Climate and Energy Campaigner for The Sierra Club; Eriel Tchekwie Deranger, communications manager of the Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation; Patricia Gualinga Montalvo, Kichwa Leader from the Ecuadorian Amazon | Amazon Watch; Pennie Opal Plant of Idle No More Bay Area California, and more to come.