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TAOS PUEBLO Musician and filmmaker Robby Romero will kick start the Project Protect Awareness Campaign's educational initiative at the Taos Pueblo Day School on February 14. Romero will screen the music picture, "Who's Gonna Save You" and lead an open conversation with the children regarding climate change.
Musician and filmmaker Robby Romero
Supporters including Taos Pueblo artist Jonathan Warm Day and award winning photographer Bruce Gomez will also be on hand to share with the children ways to use art to help raise awareness for the protection of "Mother Earth."
While at the Kindergarten to 8th grade school, the United Nations Ambassador of Youth for the Environment and founder of Native Children's Survival, will lead three group conversation on these issues. On behalf of the Project Protect Awareness Campaign, Romero is helping to spread the word to the next generation at schools across the country regarding climate change and the rights of Mother Earth. The United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues supports this initiative.
Robby Romero will invite the children in attendance to email firstname.lastname@example.org with a special speech on how they will help protect and love Mother Earth. Native Children's Survival (NCS), including actress Irene Bedard, will choose one speech to have recorded for the NCS YouTube Channel and Project Protect web site to help the youth's voice be heard on an international level.
Romero will also showcase the winning speech and video during the 12th Session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, May 20-31 at the United Nations.
The Project Protect Awareness Campaign is exclusively funded by six Native nations including:
Native Children's Survival's supporters include the American Indian Law Alliance and the Seventh Generation Fund.
Kick start the Project Protect Awareness Campaign's Educational Initiative
8:00 am to 10:30 am
Taos Pueblo Day School
Day School Road 716
Taos, New Mexico 87571
posted February 12, 2013 6:30 am est