Melina Laboucan-Massimo

Melina Laboucan-Massimo is a member of the Lubicon Cree First Nation. She has worked with a range of organizations including Redwire Media Society, the Indigenous Media Arts Group and the Indigenous Environmental Network. She currently works as a tarsands climate and energy campaigner with Greenpeace. In 2011 Melina was declared the Godmother of the Rainbow Warrior III ship, which is powered by wind, diesel engines and an electric motor, has a crew of 32 and advanced waste recycling abilities. It was built in Poland and Germany and cost EUR 16 million, much of which was financed through private donations. In 2012 Melina testified before the US Congressional Committee on the impacts of tar sands projects in northern Alberta.

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June, 2013

    Melina Laboucan-Massimo, member of the Lubicon Cree First Nation, discusses the impacts of the Tar S ...

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