[HCCN] Fwd: Healing Walk Presentation

Larry Dansinger rosc at psouth.net
Thu Nov 20 08:24:08 EST 2014


Please pass along to others in your group or area. Thanks.

Larry Dansinger
(207) 525-7776 or rosc at psouth.net

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> Subject: Healing Walk Presentation
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> Un-Grounded, Un-Earthed, Un-Believable!
> Tar Sands Mining and its Effects on a People, a Place, a Planet
> Sunday, November 23, at 12:30pm
> Midcoast Friends Meetinghouse
> 77 Belvedere Road, Damariscotta
>
> Far from population centers and the public eye, in a remote homeland  
> sacred to dozens
> of Canadian First Nations tribes, a vast and devastating industrial  
> operation the size of Florida is underway. There the oil industry’s  
> open-pit mining of the tar sands is creating a wasteland that  is  
> sickening and robbing the culture and way of life of indigenous  
> peoples. It is also destroying the boreal forest habitat for many  
> wildlife species.  We’ll show how this story connects to us in Maine.
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> The three Walk presenters are Lee Chisholm, Hilary Clark and Sarah  
> LaChance.
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> Lee, of Freeport, was a practicing attorney in Portland for 15 years  
> before he became a Waldorf School class teacher. Since 2008 he has  
> taught science, math, history, and geography at the Friends School  
> of Portland. He is a nonviolence trainer for the Keystone Pipeline  
> Pledge of Resistance and a committed member of 350 Maine.
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> Hilary, of York, is a lifelong environmental activist.  Currently  
> she is coordinator for 350 Maine York Region, a member of the York  
> Energy Steering Committee, President of the York Land Trust,  
> Convener of the South Church Unitarian Universalist Green Sanctuary,  
> and a member of Population Matters Maine.
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> Sarah, of Cape Porpoise, started Campaign Earth in 2000 to educate  
> the public about climate change.  She currently volunteers as 350  
> Maine's Tar Sands Team Co-coordinator.  Her passion is educating  
> everyone about the enormous environmental harm and social injustices  
> that result from tar sands extraction.
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