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E-M:/ PROTECT WILD ALASKA! - March 5 Program



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Posted on behalf of:


Derek Brockbank

Field Organizer, Alaska Coalition of Michigan

Green Corps

Phone: (734) 662-6597

Fax: (734) 662-8393

derek@alaskacoalition.org



PROTECT WILD ALASKA!  A multi-media presentation on the ecological importance 
of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge and the Culture of the Gwich'in people 
who live there.  Presented by Jillian Morrissey, a wilderness advocate for 
Caribou Commons who has spent time as a educator and photographer in remote 
Athabaskan villages in the Arctic Refuge.  Sponsored by ECO, Michigan State and 
the Alaska Coalition of Michigan.


Date:         Friday March 5th

Time:         7-8:30pm

Location:     First Unitarian-Universalist Church of Detroit

                  4605 Cass Ave.

                   Detroit, MI 48201


Jillian Morrissey, nature photographer of the Yukon-based Caribou Commons 
Project will speak and present a slide show at First Unitarian-Universalist 
Church of Detroit (4605 Cass Ave., Detroit 48201), Friday March 5th, 7pm.  The show 
features a stunning collection of slides from the Arctic Wilderness and 
offers pertinent information regarding oil-drilling issues in the Arctic National 
Wildlife Refuge and the potential impacts on the Gwich'in culture.  It will 
also include discussion on more efficient energy solutions that will allow us to 
control pollution, cut back on greenhouse gases and protect our environment.  
The show is free and open to all ages.


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