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Peru's Achuar Find Common Ground With Canadian First Nations in Oil Sands


Green Lifestyle  (tags: ecosystems, environment, native activism, native rights, destruction, green, world, politics, humanrights, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!' )

Cal
- 803 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
They live thousands of miles from the oil sands of Canada's north, but their refrain is familiar. The Achuar people, a tribe from the Peruvian Amazon, are contending with a Canadian oil company that they say has polluted their land, their way of life, an



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Past Member (0)
Saturday April 28, 2012, 5:49 am
Sad, very sad. This oil companies are destroying our planet.
 

Past Member (0)
Saturday April 28, 2012, 3:13 pm
silence is acceptance, we are change
life has value beyond measure
the earth is our shared home
Peace and Love
 

Eileen R. (13)
Saturday April 28, 2012, 4:50 pm
hopefully these people will get justice rolling because in canada/alberta native people are despised and discriminated against by it's own people and governments. if you don't believe me go to any yahoo news site and read some of the disgusting things people comment about them. as far as northern alberta, which is the location of the oilsands, david suzuki's the nature of things did a piece on this subject. very eye opening.
 

KS Goh (0)
Saturday April 28, 2012, 6:23 pm
Thanks for the article.
 

Carmen S. (607)
Sunday April 29, 2012, 1:01 pm
so sad, thanks Cal for sharing this
 

Jennifer C. (172)
Sunday April 29, 2012, 7:59 pm
Thanks for the post.
 
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