LOCATION CHANGE: Now in Bulman Students’ Centre next to UWSA Offices
We hope that UWinnipeg students and larger community give a warm welcome to our sister from Guatemala.
Indigenous activist Ana Guadalupe Matzir Miculax will be in Winnipeg speaking about mining in her home country of Guatemala. Ana will be in Canada participating in the Truth and Reconciliation process in Ottawa, and is coming to Winnipeg to present at the UCC’s annual conference.
While in Winnipeg, she will also be sharing her story of Guatemalan mining and human rights for the Canadian Museum for Human Rights’ Oral History Project. She is a student of legal and social sciences and works with CEIBA, the Association for Community Development and Promotion in Guatemala. Ana has been involved in issues related to Indigenous rights including the rights of women, youth and Indigenous land.
She will speak alongside Jo Seenie, Gi-gaa-aki-kwe, Healing Earth Woman, Wolf Clan (Marten Clan) and Anishinabe Nation. She is a mother of two sons and two daughters. A member of the Warrior Alliance Movement. As a member of the Wolf Clan, she is a land and water defender.
And, Rachel Warden, a Latin American Partnerships and Gender program coordinator for KAIROS: Canadian Ecumenical Justice Initiatives.
The event is sponsored by the UWSA, KAIROS, Amnesty International and Migrante Manitoba.
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