International Women’s Day with Bev Sellers (First Nations Women Advocating Responsible Mining), and Photographer Isabella La Rocca

Bev Sellars is former Chief at the Xat’sull First Nation, she’s a best selling author of They Called Me #1: Secrets and Survival at an Indian Residential School and her most recent book is Price Paid: The Fight for First Nations Survival. Bev is now Chair of the First Nations Women Advocating Responsible Mining group and she’s received national coverage after purchasing the mineral rights on Energy and Mines Minister Bill Bennett’s private property.

Isabella La Rocca is an award winning photographer, she’s an ecofeminist, art professor, and a board member of the Women Environmental Arts Directory. Her photo exhibits, including Fast Food and Censored Landscapes, is intended as “part of a long tradition in photography: to bring to light and find beauty in the disregarded – hidden, unconscious, commonplace, distasteful – not in the service of commerce or reportage, but with integrity, compassion, and generosity.

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About Janine Bandcroft

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