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March 07, 2018 at 7:30pm
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The Registry Theatre
122 Frederick St
Kitchener, ON N2H 2L9
Canada
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Aamjiwnaang, an indigenous community of 800 residents, is smothered by Canada's petrochemical industry. Two sisters, Vanessa and Lindsay Gray, have dedicated themselves to fighting environmental racism and protecting their community's land and water. In The Chemical Valley Project, Broadleaf Theatre artists Kevin Matthew Wong and Julia Howman document and explore environmental racism,...
The Chemical Valley Project

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Mark your calendars to join us on March 7th, 2018 for The Chemical Valley Project, an innovative documentary-theatre performance telling story of a small Indigenous community smothered by Canada’s petrochemical industry in our own backyard.  It will spark conversations on Canadian environmental policy, treaty rights and Indigenous relations, as well as the current nature of Canadian identity and values.

Where: The Registry Theatre, 122 Frederick St, Kitchener
When: Wednesday, March 7, 2018 at 7:30pm

Indigenous Allyship is about relationships

 

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“Salmon” by Don Skillen, Métis Artist 4. Change.

“Mitakuye Oyasin. All my relations.” Lakota Nation.

We need to return to the original relationships. That’s the repeated message heard at a recent Waterloo forum hosted by Faith & the Common Good, Divest Waterloo, the Green Awakening Network and a number of other groups concerning climate justice and what Indigenous allyship would mean.

Welcome Divest Waterloo!

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In early 2016, Faith & the Common Good welcomed Divest Waterloo as our partner in the Kitchener/Waterloo area. Here is a little about them

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Faith & the Common Good supports our network members to work collectively to raise awareness and encourage action to ensure that all, including future generations, have access to clean water, clean air and toxic-free living environments. We helped established and continue to support Fossil Free Faith — a multi-faith Canadian consortium addressing climate justice, fossil fuel divestment and reinvestment, and the role of bold faith in strengthening our shared future.     Our 2016 annual forum focused on bridging two areas that are deeply important to our members — reconciliation with First Peoples and climate justice. Many in our interfaith...
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Waterloo Contact:
Laura Hamilton
Email:
laura@divestwaterloo.ca

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