Are you a visual or spoken word artist? Your art is needed to show solidarity with people who are in danger of intimidation and violence as they work to protect the air, land and water in their communities impacted by Canadian mining operations.
The Mining Justice Action Committee (MJAC) is a group of residents on Vancouver Island/unceeded Coast Salish Territories (British Columbia, Canada) united by concerns that many Canadian mining companies are responsible for human rights violations, social degradation and environmental crimes around the world.
Osorio, Jesus Tecu. Memoir of the Rio Negro Massacres. 2012. Translated from the Spanish & published with assistance of Rights Action & Breaking the Silence Solidarity Network. www.mayawuj.nawalwuj.com ISBN 978-9929-634-008
Review by Theresa Wolfwood
Images from the book
Watch the short video to learn about MJAC.
Vidalina Morales podcast
Listen to the full presentation by Vidalina Morales on March 13, 2013 as part of the Water is More Precious Than Gold tour in opposition to metallic mining in El Salvador.
Thanks to Cadboro Bay United Church for recording this event.
Go to the podcast.