Tom Goldtooth keynote address at the Indigenous Climate Justice Symposium, November 5, 2015, “The Paris Climate Accord: Will it be a Crime Against Humanity and Mother Earth?”
Speaks about the upcoming COP21 talks in Paris in December.
Opposes REDD (Reduced Emissions from Deforestation and Degradation) or Cap and Trade as false solutions.
The 1st annual Indigenous Climate Justice Symposium at The Evergreen State College Longhouse on November 5-6, 2015 brings together Native speakers who are working to keep fossil fuels in the ground, by stopping coal terminals, oil trains and fracking, and protecting treaty resources from the threat of climate change.
Tom Goldtooth is Exec. Director of Indigenous Environmental Network (ienEarth.org). The IEN was formed by grassroots Indigenous Peoples in 1990 to address environmental and economic justice issues. IEN is in Bemidji, Minnesota
Tom B.K. Goldtooth was born in 1956. He is of Diné (Navajo Nation) and Bdewakantonwan Dakota Oyate descent. He lives in Bemidji, Minnesota, near the headwaters of the Mississippi River.