Monday November 6: Mercury Justice Now! Grassy Narrows in Toronto
Judy Da Silva
Join Judy Da Silva, Lee Maracle, and other special guests to hear updates from Grassy Narrows and learn about their vision for mercury justice
Monday, November 6
Toronto, location TBA
Judy Da Silva, Grassy Narrows
Lee Maracle, Stó:lō
Other special guests TBA
After a decades-long campaign by Grassy Narrows activists, this year the Ontario government set aside $85 million to clean up the English-Wabigoon river system, which was contaminated with 9 tonnes of mercury in the 1960s by a paper mill. Yet at this time, little has been done for the people of Grassy Narrows who have experienced decades of mercury poisoning. Come to this event to hear from Grassy Narrows activists about their struggle for mercury justice, and how you can support it.
ASL interpretation will be provided.
Pay What You Can event. Donations are welcome.
This event is family friendly! There will be a person to hang out with kids and some books, toys, and art materials. Please get in touch if you have any questions about bringing kids.
Tokens will be available.
We will have snacks.
Please try to come scent-free.
For more info, visit FreeGrassy.net or the Facebook page, or email RiverRun2014@gmail.com.