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Saturday, March 13, 2010

Buffalohair California Valley Miwok Tribe Press Release

California Valley Miwok Tribe Press Release



Posted in America’s with tags on March 13, 2010 by buffalohair


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Event Date:
Friday March 19, 2010

Location: California Valley Miwok Tribe, 10601 Escondido Pl., Stockton,

California 95212

Time: 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

The California Valley Miwok Tribe proudly presents Ms. Elouise Brown. Ms. Brown’s presentation is in regards to the resistance to coal development on Indigenous land. Ms. Brown will speak in Stockton, CA as a part of her state-wide lecture tour on the current environmental and Native resistance to coal mining initiatives on Indigenous land.

As the Paredon Oil & Gas Drilling Initiative controversy continues in Carpinteria CA. Elouise Brown, a Diné (Navajo) Traditionalist and President of the Doodá Desert Rock committee, will speak out about the dangers and the ongoing exploitation of indigenous land and people by energy companies.

This lecture will be held at the Tribal Offices of the California Valley Miwok Tribe 10601 Escondido Pl., Stockton, CA 10:00 am – 1:00 pm on Friday, March 19, 2010


This Event/Lecture is free


BACKGROUND – Doodá Desert Rock – The community of Chaco Rio in the Navajo Nation (SW of Farmington, New Mexico) has been blockading entry to the site of a proposed 1,500 megawatt coal fired power plant since December 2006. Desert Rock would be the third coal plant within a 20-mile radius in a region already suffering from extreme levels of toxic emissions. http://www.doodadesertrock.com/


Ms. Brown will give an update on The Paredon Oil & Gas Drilling Initiative, or Measure J. http://www.edcnet.org


For more information please contact:

Silvia Burley, CVMT Chairperson (209) 931-4567

s.burley@californiavalleymiwoktribe-nsn.gov