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Un-Grounded, Un-Earthed, Un-Believable!

I'm pleased to announce our upcoming speakers are environmental activists Sarah Lachance (left), Lee Chisholm (center), and Hilary Clark (right).
Un-Grounded, Un-Earthed, Un-Believable! Tar Sands Mining and its Effects on a People, a Place, a Planet Sunday, November 23, at 12:30pm Midcoast Friends Meetinghouse 77 Belvedere Road, Damariscotta

Three Maine environmental activists will recount their experience of participating in last summer’s Healing Walk organized by Canadian First Nations peoples. Lee Chisholm, Hilary Clark and Sarah LaChance will share their photos and stories of a remote homeland sacred to dozens of Canadian First Nations tribes where  a vast and devastating industrial operation the size of Florida is underway.  They witnessed how the open-pit mining of the tar sands has created a wasteland that is sickening and robbing the culture and way of life of indigenous peoples. It is also destroying the boreal forest habitat for many wildlife species.  They’ll show how this…