Opening ceremony of ‘Our Village’ exploring Indigenous perspectives on consciousness followed by a discussion with Nia Tero, Jenny and Vicky Tauli-Copuz and the ‘Guardians of the Forest’ from the Global Alliance of Territorial Communities (COICA, AMAN, APIB, AMPB).
The Environmental Investigation Agency, If Not Us Then Who and Rainforest Foundation UK, along with Kaoem Telapak and the Tenure Facility, present a showcase of short films highlighting the role local communities play in forest protection, and the urgent need to include them as partners to protect the threatened forests of the world.
Featuring a new theatre piece from Complicité & Fehinti Balogun. Fehinti tells the story of how, as a Black British man, his path was forever changed by what he learnt about our planet. Followed by a discussion with the Black & Indigenous Liberation Movement, NDN on ‘What is Climate Justice?’
Connecting Scotland to indigenous community-based solutions to land protection and transformation. Exploring individual local people’s connection to the land and why that matters. How does their advocacy for and stewardship of the land engage with the climate crisis?
NDN Collective with share key learnings from their recently published book, ‘Required Reading: Climate Justice, Adaptation and Investing in Indigenous Power’, the Collective will also screen short films produced by the Climate Justice and LANDBACK campaigns and open dialogue about Indigenous self-determination and land management as climate solutions.
The global warming fever is the symptom of a disease that has been in our territories for more than 500 years, that is why indigenous women ask how to cure our territories, our bodies and our spirits in times of pandemic, ecocide and genocide?