Indigenous Voices: A Call to Keep the Oil in the Ground – http://huff.to/1zZQWvu
We, indigenous peoples, use our resources in a way that promotes regeneration and regrowth. We preserve our cultural identity and we take care of the environment to ensure that future generations can peacefully and safely coexist with nature in the same way. But oil exploitation would inevitably mean an end to our life and culture as we know it. It would lead to environmental disaster and social destruction, and would contribute to the devastating consequences of climate change that we are already facing.