Indigenous people resisting extractive industry

in their territory: voices from Chile, Colombia, Mexico, and Panama. 1st IRGTE conference
Tuesday, 10 October 2017 - 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Los Filos, Guerrero, Mex. © Christian Leyva
Location
Contact information
Contact person: 
Karine Vanthuyne
Email: 
indigenousminingconf2016@gmail.com
Phone: 
613-562-5800
Extension: 
1193
Registration
Registration required: 
No
Cost to attend: 
Free of charge
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Co-organized with Mining Watch with grassroots representatives from Mexico and Chile (Panama and Ecuador to be confirmed)

PROGRAM

Mining, hydroelectric dams, hydraulic fracking and territory: indigenous peoples resisting to extractivist encroachment

Opening by

  • Karine Vanthuyne, IRGTE director
  • Willow Scobie, IRGTE codirector
  • Pierre Beaucage, emeritus professor, departement of anthropology, Université de Montréal, GREPIP member

Followed by

  • Jen Moore, programme officier for Latin America, Mining Watch

Conferences

From Puebla (Mexico):

Nazario Diego : « les gardiens du Territoire », Maseual (Nahua) communities

Miguel Sánchez Olvera : Totonakú (Totonac) communities

Miriam Bautista Gutiérrez : Frente de Defensa del Apulco

Alejandro Marreros Lobato: from the committee against Almaden Mining project in Ixtacamaxtitlán

From Chile

Sergio Campusano : Diaguitas Huasco Altinos community

José Aylwin : « Globalization and Human Rights » Programme, Citizen Observatory

To be confirmed

Pedro Nola Flores (Panama) : Congreso Ngäbe-Buglé President

Hector Jaime Vinasco (Embera, Colombia) Cañamomo Loma Prieta community leader