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TA’KAIYA BLANEY

Vancouver, BC: Ta’Kaiya Blaney to perform on Mother Earth Day. The Metro Vancouver Collaborative Cascadia Green Building Council is launching Vancouver’s biggest Earth Day event with an evening of entertainment and inspiration entitled “Innovation in Sustainability.”

Speakers include Grand Chief Stewart Phillip.

Mother Earth is inviting and encouraging us to party hearty on her behalf, as if our lives depended on it. Since 2011, Vancouverites have flocked to Commercial Drive for a parade (begins at Commercial and Broadway at 1pm) and festival (Grandview Park 2-5pm).

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SAVING MY TOMORROW

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A MOTHER EARTH DAY SPECIAL

New York, New York: Native Children’s Survival Youth Ambassador Ta’Kaiya Blaney featured in the HBO Special “Saving My Tomorrow”.

This Mother Earth Day Special premiers Saturday, April 22 at 7PM/6C on HBO Family and is also available on HBO Now, HBO GO and HBO On Demand.

For additional times and listings, go to HBO.com

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Watch all episodes of Saving My Tomorrow Beginning at 4:30PM/3:30C on HBO Family.

STANDING WITH MOTHER EARTH

DENNIS BANKS & ROBBY ROMERO

Los Angeles, CA: On the eve of Mother Earth Day UCLA American Indian Studies Center presents “Standing With Mother Earth” with Dennis Banks and Robby Romero. Special guests include Raye Zaragoza (singer songwriter) with opening blessings by Tongva elder, Gloria Arellanes.

The event is open to the public and will be held at UCLA Haines Auditorium A18 on Friday, April 21, 2017, 5-7pm.

On April 22, 2009, the United Nations General Assembly proclaimed April 22 International Mother Earth Day. Bolivia’s Indigenous President Evo Morales Ayma commended members of the world body who had “taken a historic stand for Mother Earth”.

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INDIGENOUS CALL TO ACTION

Rise With Standing Rock

MNÍ WIČÓNI ~ WATER IS LIFE

Oceti Sakowin Camp, Standing Rock:  Native Children’s Survival is calling all friends and allies around the world to Rise with Standing Rock in prayer and action at the NATIVE NATIONS MARCH ON WASHINGTON March 10, 2017.

“The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and Indigenous grassroots leaders call on our allies across the United States and around the world to peacefully March on Washington DC. We ask that you rise in solidarity with the Indigenous peoples of the world whose rights protect Unci Maka (Grandmother Earth) for the future generations of all.” – SRST

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Stand With Standing Rock

STANDING ROCK YOUTH

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THE GROUP THAT LAUNCHED A MOVEMENT AT STANDING ROCK

In the fight over the Dakota Access Pipeline, Native American
activists achieved one of the most galvanizing environmental
victories in years — and it all began with a group of teenagers.

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