Indigenous Peoples Lead Historic 400,000-Strong People’s Climate March

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Voices at the People’s Climate March: Indigenous Peoples Lead Historic 400,000-Strong People’s Climate March

Close to 400,000 people turned out in New York City on September 21, 2014 for the People’s Climate March, the largest environmental protest in US history. With participation far exceeding expectations, the streets of Manhattan were filled with Indigenous Peoples, environmentalists, politicians, musicians, students, farmers, celebrities, nurses, labor activists, and other concerned citizens united in their demand for urgent action on climate change. Cultural Survival also attended the historic event and captured the voices of participants demanding climate justice and fulfillment of Indigenous rights. 

Mililani Trask Native Hawaiian Indigenous rights lawyer and activist…. Read More

Source: http://www.culturalsurvival.org/publications/cultural-survival-quarterly/voices-peoples-climate-march-indigenous-peoples-lead-2

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