Solidarity With Grassy Narrows, Resistance & River Run A Workshop

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This Spring members of Grassy Narrows First Nation will travel 1,700km to Toronto for a week of events calling on Premier Kathleen Wynne to finally clean up the 9,000 kg of mercury poison that was dumped into their river in the 1960s.

This week of events will culminate in River Run 2016 - a march beginning at Queens Park demanding justice for Grassy Narrows and protection for their waters and forests.

Come learn about the history of Grassy Narrows' struggle for justice, about decolonization and about ways you can support River Run and engage in solidarity with the people of Grassy Narrows!

When: Tuesday May 17th 7pm - 9pm
Where: Harvest Noon Cafe (16 Bancroft Ave, 2nd Floor)

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ACCESSIBILITY:
- Harvest Noon is located upstairs in an older building without a lift or elevator. There are 2 and a half short flights of stairs leading up to the cafe and a step to enter the building. There is a landing between each flight of stairs.
- There is a single stall gender neutral washroom located on the same floor as the cafe.
- Please be conscious of wearing scented products or perfumes --> leave them at home! Harvest Noon is a scent reduced space.
- While alcohol is served by the GSU Pub on the first floor, please respect the boundaries of those in attendance at this workshop who may not want to be near alcohol & other substances, or be witness to the effects of such by not bringing glasses etc upstairs.
- ASL interpretation will not be available for this event.
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And remember to come out to Grassy Narrows River Run 2016: Healthy river, healthy people. on Thursday June 2nd at 12pm at Queen's Park!

There's also a public speaking event Tuesday May 31st at 6:30pm at Ryerson's Vari Engineering building - room 103 (245 Church St) featuring Grassy Narrows youth, singers, elders, leaders & more. Further details linked to here Grassy Narrows Speaks, with Avi Lewis #RiverRun2016.

If your organization would like to endorse River Run, please email: riverrun2016@gmail.com
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By: Harvest Noon