From Africville to Alton Gas: A Pop-Up Book Launch for There's Something in the Water: Environmental Racism in Indigenous & Black Communities

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Event date: 
Wednesday, October 3, 2018 - 18:00
Name of Organization: 
Dalhousie University
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Location: 
Halifax Central Library

Please join Dr. Ingrid Waldron for her free Halifax book launch From Africville to Alton Gas: A Pop-Up Book Launch for There's Something in the Water: Environmental Racism in Indigenous and Black Communities. Ingrid will be joined by friends and colleagues who will read passages from the book and contribute their own experiences and perspectives on the issues and stories documented in the book.

The following speakers will be joining Ingrid to deliver talks: 

Geri Musqua-LeBlanc, Elder, Dalhousie University Elders in Residence Program

Lenore Zann, Nova Scotia NDP Party

Ellen Sweeny, Atlantic PATH

Mikiko Terashima, School of Planning, Dalhousie University

Irvine Carvery, Africville Genealogy Society

Michelle Paul, Environmental Activist

Louise Delisle, South End Environmental Injustice Society

Dorene Bernard, Grassroots Grandmothers Circle 

Free refreshmentsIngrid will be signing copies of her book, which will be available for purchase.