This teach-in is for you if you’re concerned about Land, Food and Water, and who isn’t? It’s organized by Idle No More, with local groups such as AWARE Simcoe, and the Springwater Park Citizens Coalition.
Thursday, January 17, 2013, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
outside the Ministry of Natural Resources office, 2284 Nursery Road, Midhurst
The teach-in opens and closes with drumming, singing and dancing.
Jeff Monague of Bausoleil First Nation will lead off with a presentation on history and the Indian Act. Don Morgan of AWARE Simcoe will talk about gathering alliances followed by Les Stewart on saving Springwater park lands. Richard Peters will then speak on sovereignty, and Elizabeth Brass Elston will wrap things up with a talk on the Crown Forest Sustainability Act and stewardship roles of first nations.
For more info about the teach-in contact Jeff Monague at 705-427-6881.
For Idle No More see www.idlenomore.ca.
For AWARE Simcoe see www.aware-simcoe.ca.
For info about saving Springwater park lands see www.springwaterparkcitizenscoalition.wordpress.com. You can get their buttons and signs at the Farmers Market (Saturday mornings) on January 19 and 26, Barrie City Hall, 70 Collier Street, Barrie.