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South meets North at IEN Rights of Nature Conference

Indigenous leaders Marlon Santi and Patricia Gualinga of Sarayacu, Ecuador traveled to Haskell Indian Nations University, Lawrence Kansas to participate in the Rights of Mother Earth Restoring Indigenous Life Ways of Responsibility and Respect in April, 2012.

The two leaders shared the bold movement by the peoples of Sarayacu and of Ecuador to protect their natural ecosystems and their stand for Rights of Nature with the Indigenous Peoples of the North.