GOLD, DUST AND POWER

The Social Justice Committee invites you to…

GOLD, DUST AND POWER
Indigenous Activism and Canadian Mining in Guatemala

Photo Exhibit and Vernissage

VERNISSAGE
April 7th, 5:30pm-9:30pm
5:30pm – Exhibit opening. Free wine and cheese.
6:00pm – Panel discussion with:

Annie Pelletier: As the Guatemala office coordinator for Projet Accompagnement Québec-Guatemala from 2007 to 2009, Annie accompanied human rights activists struggling against impunity and in the defense of natural resources. She worked closely with those opposing the Canadian-owned Marlin Mine in San Miguel Ixtahuacán.

Ernie Schibli: With more than thirty years of experience accompanying and working with activists in Guatemala, Ernie has worked directly with Central America leaders like Frank Larue and Rigoberta Menchú. Ernie co-founded the SJC in 1975.

7:00pm Performance by Chesley Walsh, myspace.com/chesleywalsh

PHOTO EXHIBIT
April 7-18, 2010
FEM International/ETHIK BGC
6050 Saint-Hubert, Montreal

Photos by James Rodriguez (www.mimundo.org) and Paul Lemieux. Exhibit text and vernissage panel in French and English. Whisper translation available. Free admission.

More information: www.sjc-cjs.org

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