Oil,Congress And The People Of The Caribou
Mary Frens To Speak At HTRJ
"Oil Drilling and the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge Don’t Mix"
The public is invited to a presentation on the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) in northern Alaska and the effect that Oil Drilling will have on the Environment, the Porcupine Caribou Herd and the lifestyle of the Alaska Native Gwich’in Indians, also known as the “ People of the Caribou”.
The Gwich’in live in northeast Alaska and northwest Canada and are integrally and nutritionally connected to the Caribou whose birthing grounds are in ANWR. This presentation will be given by Mary Frens, retired Episcopal priest from Fremont, who lived with the Gwich’in People in Alaska for 3 years.
Mary has been an advocate for the Gwich’in Nation and the protection of ANWR and the Porcupine Caribou Herd since 2005 when oil drilling in ANWR was placed in a Congressional Bill just as it has been recently placed in the new Tax Bill.
This presentation will be at “Hit the Road Joe Café” located at 7291 Elm Ave. in Newaygo (past Croton, and off from M-82) on Tuesday, December 5 at 6:30pm and at the Fremont Area District Library at 104 E. Main St. in Fremont on Tues, Dec. 12 at 6:30pm in the Community Room
All are invited. Questions? Call 231-519-2792
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