Indigenous Climate Action Welcomes Eriel Tchekwie Deranger as Executive Director

Treaty No. 6, Alberta, Canada - Canada’s only Indigenous-led climate justice organization, Indigenous Climate Action, is welcoming Eriel Tchekwie Deranger as the organization's first Executive Director. Deranger was a founding member of Indigenous Climate Action (ICA) and spent two years in the role of interim director, helping to build the strategic direction of the organization. A member of the Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation(ACFN), Deranger has a far reaching reputation for challenging fossil fuel development and championing the implementation of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. “We are thrilled to have Eriel officially take on the Executive Director

Conference of Youth (COY13) in Bonn, Germany 2017

Indigenous Climate Action encourages the youth, ages 15-35, who follow our network to apply for an upcoming 13th Conference of Youth (COY) hosted in Bonn Germany from November 2-4, 2017. It is integral to have Indigenous youth participate in gatherings like COY to ensure there is representation of Indigenous people's at every organisational level of our fight for climate justice, mitigation, prevention, and activism. COY13 will provide a informative and interactive experience for youth from across the globe and leads up to the 23rd Conference of Parties (COP23) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). This gathering aims to build capacity between youth leaders a

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