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Moana Nui 2013

2013/04/27
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Moana Nui streaming on APEX Express (This audio archive will be available until Thursday, July 4th 2013)
http://www.kpfa.org/archive/id/92700

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The International Forum on Globalization (IFG) and Pua Mohala I Ka Po, in cooperation with Oceanic Coalition of Northern California (OCNC) presents: Moana Nui 2013:  ”PEOPLES OF THE PACIFIC–CONFRONTING MILITARIZATION, RESOURCE THEFT,
GLOBALIZATION & THE PACIFIC PIVOT ”
(see announcement)

45 Speakers/ 20 nations:  May 31 – June 2

 

May 31 “We Define Economics” Open-Space program

(Free by invitation, request or ask)

Location: Berkeley Adult School, 1701 San Pablo Avenue Berkeley, CA 94701 map and directions from BART

• June 1-2, PUBLIC TEACH-IN

see below for schedule or go to IFG.org
Location: Martin Luther King Auditorium, 1781 Rose St. Berkeley, CA. 94701
map and directions from BART

tickets for June 1 and 2 available from brownpapertickets.com

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*PLEASE NOTE THAT THERE IS A TAX-DEDUCTIBLE CROWD-SOURCING CAMPAIGN TO PROVIDE FUNDS FOR VIDEO DOCUMENTATION AT http://www.indiegogo.com/projects/moana-nui-2013

SCHEDULE OF PANELS (See Poster)
(Partial List; Subject to Change)

FRIDAY, MAY 31
“Day One” Open Space gathering:
We Define Economics
(by invitation or request)
RALPH REGENVANU – Keynote.
Local indigenous and Pacific Island communities, panelists and organizers gather for a civil society “Open-Space” program, aimed towards creating a Moana Nui 2013 statement. contact LoaNiumeitolu@gmail.com

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“Day Two” PUBLIC TEACH-IN SATURDAY, JUNE 1

10-11:00AM
TRADITIONAL WELCOME:
CORRINA GOULD, Ohlone, (U.S.)

OVERVIEW:WHY ARE WE HERE?
JERRY MANDER: Int’l Forum on Globalization, (U.S.)
JON OSORIO: Kanaka Maoli,
Chair, Hawaiian Studies, U. of Hawaii
MOANA JACKSON: Maori Aotearoa, (New Zealand)
VICTORIA TAULI CORPUZ:
Igorot, Tebtebba Foundation, (Philippines)

11:00-1:15PM
Pacific Resource Wars
ANURADHA MITTAL: Oakland Institute:
Asia-Pacific Land Grabbing, (India/U.S.)
ROSA KOIAN: Kombigo, (Papua, New Guinea)
WALTER RITTE: Kanaka Maoli, (Hawaii)
GALINA ANGAROVA: Buryat,
Pacific Environment, (Siberia/Mongolia)
GEMMA TILLACK: Rainforest Action Netk, (U.S.)
ANNIE LEONARD: Story of Stuff, GAIA, (U.S.)

1:15-3:15PM
Globalization—Impacts from“Free Trade”
& Development Agreements: TPP, APEC,
ASEAN, EU-ACP, Pacific Plan, et al.
VICTOR MENOTTI: Int’l Forum on Globaliz’n, (U.S.)
MAUREEN PENJEULI: Rotuman,
Pacific Network on Globalization (PANG), (Fiji)
MICHELLE CHAN: Friends of the Earth, (U.S.)
ARTHUR STAMOULIS: Citizens Trade Camp’n, (U.S.)
ARNIE SAIKI: Imipono Projects, (Hawaii)

3:15-5:30PM
Indigenous Rights, Local Sovereignty,
and “Free, Prior & Informed Consent”
RALPH REGENVANU: Ni Vanuatu, Minister of Lands,
Geology, Mines, Energy and Water, (Vanuatu)
JULIAN AGUON: Chamorro, (Guam)
HERMAN WAINGGAI: Federated Republic of West Papua, Representative to the United Nations,
(W. Papua, New Guinea)
MELISSA NELSON: Anishinaabe,
Cultural Conservancy, (U.S.)
CORRINA GOULD: Ohlone, (U.S.)
VICTORIA TAULI CORPUZ: Igorot, (Philippines)
Q’ORIANKA KILCHER: Quechua, Actress, (U.S.)

5:30-7:30 PM
Militarization—The New “Pacific Pivot”
KYLE KAJIHIRO: Hawaii Peace and Justice, (Hawaii)
DAVID VINE: author, Island of Shame, (U.S.)
TRINI TORRES: Chamorro, (Guam)
HIDEKI YOSHIKAWA: Okinawan
DANTE SIMBULAN: (Philippines)
BRUCE GAGNON: Global Network, (U.S.)
AKIHIKO KIMIJIMA: Ritsumeikan Univ., (Japan)

7:30-10:00PM
60 Years Anniversary Endless U.S. War in
Korea: To Control the Pacific
CHRISTINE AHN: Global Fund for Women, (U.S.)
FILM: “Memory of Forgotten War” (37 min.)
BRUCE CUMINGS: author, Dominion from
Sea to Sea: Pacific Ascendancy and U.S. Power
CHRISTINE HONG: Korea Policy Institute,
UC Santa Cruz, (U.S.)
KOOHAN PAIK: IFG, (U.S.)
DELEGATION FROM: JEJU ISLAND PROTEST
MOVEMENT (S. Korea)
CLOSING SONG: DOHEE LEE, Tamna
Traditional Korean singer, Jeju Island

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“Day Three” PUBLIC TEACH-IN, SUNDAY JUNE 2
10:00-12:00PM
Hegemonic Battles for Pacific Domination:
U.S., China, Russia, Indonesia, Japan
Vs. Pacific Peoples
WALDEN BELLO: Philippines Legislature
JOSEPH GERSON: American Friends Service
Committee, (U.S.)
DALE WEN: IFG, (China)
MOANA JACKSON: Maori Aotearoa, (New Zealand)
MICHELLE CHAN: Friends of the Earth, (U.S.)
JOHN M. MILLER: East Timor & Indonesia Action Network (ETAN)

12:00-2:00PM
Pacific Island Resistance Movements
WALTER RITTE: Kanaka Maoli, (Hawaii)
ROSA MOIWEND: Malind (W. Papua, New Guinea)
TERRI KEKO’OLANI: Kanaka Maoli, (Hawaii)
JULIAN AGUON: Chamorro (Guam)
MANUEL YANG: Okinawan, (U.S.)
JEJU ISLAND DELEGATES (S. Korea)

2:00-4:30PM
Cross-Pacific Collaborations—A New Pacific
Monitoring Authority & Other Proposals

MELISSA NELSON: Anishinaabe,
RALPH REGENVANU: Ni Vanuatu, Minister of Lands,
Geology, Mines, Energy and Water, (Vanuatu)
SANTI HITORANGI: Maohi Rapanui, (Easter Island)
ALI’TASI STEWART: Samoan, (New Zealand)
MICHAEL LEON GUERRERO: Chamorro,
Grassroots Global Justice Alliance, (U.S.)
PAUL O’TOKO: Chuukese, (Fed. States of Micronesia)
LOA NIUMEITALU: Tongan, (U.S.)
CYNTHIA ONG: Sabah, LEAP, (Borneo)
4:30-6:00PM
OPEN DISCUSSION/NEW IDEAS
Discussion from the Floor: What
Shall We Do?

Joint Declaration of Pacific Island Peoples
Open Discusiion from the Floor: What Shall We Do?
New Collaborative Strategies

6:00PM
Summaries & Closing Remarks
VICTOR MENOTTI: Int’l Forum on Globaliz’n, (U.S.)
JON OSORIO: Kanaka Maoli (Hawaii)
Chair, Hawaiian Studies, U. of Hawaii

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