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Film Forum and Roundtable Discussion: North American Indigenous Peoples on the Frontlines of the Climate Crisis

  • Aeroport de Paris -Le Bourget 180 Esplanade de l’Air et de l’Espace, 93350 Paris France (map)

Organizers: North America Caucus of the IIPFCC; International Indian Treaty Council (IITC).

For Indigenous Peoples in North America the discussion of climate change is not simply a matter of adaptation and mitigation, but addressing the root causes of the crises.  This program will present recent short films documenting the devastating impacts of fossil fuel production and the responses of Indigenous Peoples in the U.S. and Canada. The films will be followed by an interactive dialogue with frontline indigenous advocates. 

Roundtable Discussion:

  • Eriel Deranger, Chipewyan First Nation (Alberta, Canada);
  • Kandi Mossett, Mandan/Hidatsu/Arikira Nations, Indigenous Environmental Network (North Dakotta, USA).

Moderator: Dene Nation Chief Bill Erasmus, North West Territories, Canada.

Location: Indigenous Peoples' Pavilion (Auditorium)

Contact: Roberto Borrero,