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Upcoming events not to be missed! r1 What's Up in the Woods, Administering the Revolution and more! r33 ... Next SEA members meeting: 
Tues. October 10 at 5:30 pm,
Paul Phillips Hall, 1923 Fernwood Rd. 

And don't forget to stick around for our next SEA skills workshop 'Administering the Revolution'
(info below)



Raffle prizes courtesy of Patagonia! Beer & cider available.



T'Sou-ke Solar Community Tour
Saturday, October 7th, 12:30-5:30pm.

Join Wilderness Committee for a tour of one of the world's most innovative and important solar communities! Just down the road from Victoria, the T'Souke First Nation has launched it's own solar revolution, and now draws much of its energy from entirely renewable sources. This is climate leadership -- the kind we so desperately need at the provincial and federal level. 
Sliding scale $10-20. Carpooling organized from Victoria to Sooke. 
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Tuesday October 10 @ 7:00 pm
Paul Phillips Hall, 1923 Fernwood Road

Join this participatory discussion and strengthen your skills to effectively administer logistics, communications, outreach and other components of social change work.

The workshop will engage the following topics:
  • Managing correspondence
  • Organizing meetings and events
  • Organizing outreach activities
  • Engaging core members, supporters & allies
  • Other topics as identified by participants
Part of the SEA Skills workshop series, this event aims to strengthen capacity and confidence among activists and within organizations to increase effectiveness of social change organizing. 


We are excited to announce an upcoming visit from
PAUL CHEOKETEN WAGNER during the Common Vision Common Action Conference October 13 to 15!  

Join us for the Annual Social Justice Studies Lecture,
co-sponsored by the University of Victoria Social Justice Studies Program and the Common Vision, Common Action conference:

Paul Cheoketen Wagner

"Restoring the Circle of Life in this Region:
Indigenous Perspectives for Social and Ecological Justice"

Friday October 13 @ 7:00 pm
University of Victoria, Hickman Auditorium

W̱SÁNEĆ activist Paul Cheoketen Wagner shares his perspective on the movement for social and ecological justice in the Salish Sea bioregion. He draws from his cultural work as a Coast Salish story-teller and his community organizing work encouraging municipalities around Puget Sound and the Salish Sea to transition to the post-petroleum economy. Paul articulates a vision for restoring the circle of life, promoting inter-cultural healing and peace, and rebalancing relationships among humans and between humans and the natural world.

This FREE public lecture coincides with the opening of the Common Vision, Common Action conference, taking place from October 13-15 at the University of Victoria.

To register for this conference, visit:

Mining Justice Action Committee (MJAC) and Central American Support Committee (CASC) present:

Karuara: People of the River (Peru)

Tuesday October 24th at 7 pm-9 pm
First Metropolitan United Church
932 Balmoral Rd (at Quadra)
Room 200 (upstairs)

Mari Luz Canaquiri: Indigenous Kukama leader from Peru’s Amazon, and president of the Kukama Women’s Federation.

Miguel Araoz: Peruvian artist and film maker from the Andes.

Stephanie Boyd: Canadian film maker who resides in Peru.
Miguel and Stephanie are supporting Mari Luz and the women’s federation in their struggle to defend the Amazon’s rivers from big oil and other mega development projects.

The speakers will present a book of stories about the origins of the rivers and the “karuara” — river spirits who live underneath the waters and protect the indigenous peoples and their environment. In solidarity with Indigenous communities around the world, they believe that the water sources are sacred.  Indigenous communities are guardians of their rivers, lakes and streams in the spirit of conservation and protection.

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