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Joan Carling: "Dangerous Journey: Tales of an Indigenous Activist"
posted by: Kate O'Halloran <email@example.com>, on: Mon, October 02, 2006
Oak Institute for the Study of International Human Rights at Colby College presents:
Dangerous Journey: Tales of an Indigenous Activist
2006 Oak Fellow: Joan Carling, Chair of the Cordillera Peoples Alliance
September 27, 2006
Ms. Carling has been an activist and grassroots organizer in the Cordillera region of the Philippines for twenty years. She is one of the foremost activists working on indigenous peoples' rights and campaigning against dam and mining projects that are destructive to their communities.