London, Ontario March 13TH, 2017 – Climate change, Ontario’s Cap-and-Trade and Action plan, Nuclear waste, water issues, are some of the many issues are affecting Indigenous people. The Association of Iroquois and Allied Indians are gathering together on March 21st and 22nd at the Four Points Sheraton in London for a chance to discuss strategy, hear from experts, and identify areas of concern for future generations.
Sharing viewpoints and knowledge the areas of interest that will be covered are:
• Climate Change
• Traditional Knowledge
• Ontario’s Cap-and-Trade and Action Plan
• Water issues
• Nuclear Waste
• Applicable legislation/policy
A.I.A.I. Grand Chief Gord Peters states “Our people were entrusted with the responsibility of looking after this land. Coming together to identify the problems and taking that first step to doing something about it is our duty”
The symposium will help to clear a path and in the future bring about brighter outcomes that will lead to solutions such as, an approach to deal with climate change, the chance to solidify our position on leading environmental concerns and identify and deal with any obstacles that have not been rendered visible before they become too big.
Media is invited to attend on the 21st from 9 – 2pm to witness, take pictures and are free to ask questions of the participants, presenters and experts. Any media wishing to attend may contact, A.I.A.I. Communications Coordinator, Ira Timothy to register.