Join us for a screening of award-winning documentary "The Good Neighbour" along with a discussion on the film, tar sands developments, Indigenous rights, and local oil pipeline resistance. In the documentary, a Norwegian citizen travels to Canada's tar sands, camera in-hand, to find out if Norway's STATOIL is respecting Canadian First Nation's treaty rights — as the company promised.
Myeengun Henry is an educator, community leader, and band Councillor of the Chippewas of the Thames First Nation. Myeengun helped lead his community's challenge at Canada's supreme court to Enbridge's "Line 9" tar sands and fracked oil pipeline project which runs through the Indigenous band's traditional and treaty territory in southwestern Ontario.
Astrid Schau-Larsen is an award-winning documentary filmmaker and co-founder of Ramz Media production house, which released "The Good Neighbor" in 2014.
ChippewasSolidarity.org is a K-W based grassroots organization formed to support Chippewas of the Thames First Nation in their efforts to see their treaty and constitutional rights upheld.