Gathering of Voices: Standing Rock

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    “Whisper n Thunder is honored to present Gathering of Voices: Standing Rock. There will be a panel discussion on what is happening at Standing Rock with the water protectors/pipeline protests, possibilities etc, with time for questions & commentary from the audience.

    Update on speaker info: Panel discussion & audience commentary on what is happening at Standing Rock with the water protectors/pipeline protests & recent developments. First hand accounts from panelists include Sonia Martinez, Yaqui, attorney & Whisper n Thunder board member; Chase Voirin, Navajo, Wildlife Biologist M.S. & former Whisper n Thunder WINDS Scholar; Stephanie Big Crow, Oglala Lakota, Healthcare Consultant, and Natali Segovia, Quechua, Chair, Indigenous Peoples Rights Committee of the National Lawyers Guild. Moderated by Billie K. Fidlin, President, Whisper n Thunder. Free Admission.

    Moderated by Billie K. Fidlin, President, Whisper n Thunder.

    Event is open to the public. Free of charge. Please only respond ‘going’ if you are actually coming, so we may have an accurate idea for attendance. Thank you!”

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    Carolyn Classen
    Carolyn Sugiyama Classen, a life long Democrat, was born & raised in the State of Hawaii, was a Legislative Aide for U.S. Senator Daniel K. Inouye on Capitol Hill, and practiced law for a while. In Tucson she worked as a tribal staff attorney for the Pascua Yaqui Tribe and later was the Interim Executive Director of the now defunct Domestic Violence Commission. In 2008 she became a “My Tucson” guest columnist for the Tucson Citizen newspaper, then continued blogging for Tucsoncitizen.com for over four and a half years. Her blogsite was entitled “Carolyn’s Community” about community events and some political news, until Gannett Publishing shut down the site on January 31, 2014. She started with Blog for Arizona on Feb. 11, 2014. Part time she has been sitting as a Hearing Officer in Pima County Consolidated Justice Courts Small Claims Division since April, 2005. She is married to University of Arizona Distinguished Professor Albrecht Classen, a native of Germany. They have one son, who lives in Seattle, WA with his wife and daughter. She is also the Editor of the Southern Arizona Japanese Cultural Coalition website, www.southernazjapan.org (since Jan. 2013).

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