Celebrate Peoples’ Resistance: International Festival of People’s Rights and Struggles in Montréal

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SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2011
3 pm to 7 pm
Côte-des-neiges Community Centre
6767 Côte-des-neiges, Room 687
(Metro Côte-des-Neiges) Montréal, QC

Join us for an afternoon of cultural events, ceremonies, information-sharing, celebration and food.

1. Report-back by Montreal and Ottawa delegates to the International Conferences held July 2011 in the Philippines: IMA, IWA, People’s Art and ILPS 4th International Assembly*
2. Ceremony to transfer newly arrived gongs from indigenous people in Cordillera region of Philippines to Montreal indigenous Cordillera cultural group.
3. Commemorate James Balao – 3rd anniversary of enforced disappearance of this indigenous leader from Cordillera region, Philippines.
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Enjoy the food for thought with a delicious Lechon dinner (vegetarian dishes also served)

*Organized by the Centre d’appui aux Philippines / Centre for Philippine Concerns (CAP-CPC), Pinay (Quebec Philippine Women’s Group), Filipino Workers’ Support Group, International Migrant’s Alliance (IMA), International Women’s Alliance (IWA) and International League of Peoples’ Struggle – Canada (ILPS-Canada).

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