June 22 PANEL. Standing Rock to Six Nations: Land Defense Across Turtle Island


Thursday June 22, 6-8:30pm

University Centre (UC) room 441, U of G


Join Guelph Anti Pipeline for a panel that will explore land defense movements and efforts across Turtle Island and how to act in solidarity with them.

Speakers will include:
Vanessa Gray, Aamjiwnaang
Myeengun Henry, Chippewa of the Thames
Todd Williams, Six Nations
Kayla Sutherland

This event is FREE for everyone. Soup and bread will be provided!

* IMPORTANT: In light of the ongoing targeting and harrassment of Indigenous land defenders and those working in solidarity with them, anyone affiliated with a police force, intelligence service, or private security agency is not welcome at this event and will be asked to leave.

If you have any questions or concerns about the event please email guelphgap@gmail.com

*Guelph is on the traditional territory of the Attawandaron/Attawandaronk/Chonnonton and is a gathering place for many nations. We strive to be accountable to this in all aspects of our work by fostering positive relationship while challenging destructive ones.*


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This event is the second in the Summer Institute series, which runs from June 19 to July 11.  For general information and the list of workshops, go to http://opirgguelph.org/2017/06/summer-institute/ or https://www.facebook.com/SummerInstituteGuelph/


Accessibility information:
– this workshop is FREE!
– the room is wheelchair accessible.
– there will be access to an accessible and gender-neutral washroom.
– Vegan and gluten-free snacks (but not a meal) will be provided – feel free to bring additional food for your break if you’d like.
– Child care is available upon request with 48 hours notice. Babies are welcome in the workshop.
– Handouts can be made available in alternative formats with advance notice.
– Bus tickets will be available at the workshop.
– Unfortunately we cannot offer ASL interpretation but please get in touch to talk about how we can make the workshop accessible to you in other ways.
* Please help us to ensure a scent-reduced space. Perfumes, fragrances, scented products and cigarette smoke can be barriers for facilitators and participants. For more information on how to eliminate and reduce scents please see