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Posts Tagged ‘First Nations’

Montreal Festimania 2011: First Peoples’ Festival Review

Between 2nd - 9th August 2011 the Montreal First People's Festival celebrated indigenous cultures across the Americas and beyond. Centred around the Place des Festivals, with events happening throughout the city.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Mohawk Dancer by Maria Papadimitriou aka Slowly The Eggs
Mohawk Dancer by Maria Papadimitriou aka Slowly The Eggs.

At the Place des Festivals in downtown Montreal there were iridescent reindeer wading through sparkling fountains of water next to a giant suspended teepee under which loitered a colourful turtle. Children splashed happily in the water as parents munched on freshly roasted chicken and blueberry corn bread.

Montreal Festimania 2011 First peoples
All photography by Amelia Gregory.

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Climate Camp 2010 at the RBS HQ in Edinburgh: a Break the Banks action round up.

I've just got back from this year's Climate Camp in Edinburgh. We camped on the grounds of the global headquarters of RBS to highlight the financial links to the climate crisis, and took direct action every day. Here's my round up of the best actions I took part in.

Written by Amelia Gregory

All photography by Amelia Gregory unless otherwise stated. Over the past few years I have become increasingly embedded in the process of Climate Camp, see so I am well aware […]

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BP – Beyond Petroleum and head-first into Tar Sands

Shareholders and NGOs revolt over BP's investment into "the biggest environmental crime in history..."

Written by Zofia Walczak

I have spent the last 12 years of my life, ask with the exception of 4 years at university, price travelling Europe alongside some of the world’s best freestyle rollerbladers […]