November 18th – November 29th, 2019
The North American Megadam Resistance Alliance will be holding the third annual Megadams = Megadamage Speaking Tour this coming November. This tour will bring Indigenous speakers from hydro-affected communities in Canada to the Northeast United States to speak with the general public and key decision-makers on the topic of Canadian hydropower and transmission corridors such as NECEC and the detrimental effects that these have on their communities and the environment.
Press coverage from our last tour.
Governors across New England are considering or have approved proposals from Hydro-Quebec to supply New England with electricity to help the region move away from fossil fuels; however, hydro-power is not the clean and green power that it is marketed to be. Our tour will bring individuals on the frontlines of the fight against big Canadian hydro to the U.S. to share their experiences.
The tour will be making stops in Maine, Massachusetts, New York, and Vermont. Our speaker will be making an appearance at the 50th National Day of Mourning in Plymouth, MA on November 28th.
Click here to learn more about our powerful lineup of speakers.
Wednesday, Nov. 20
Worcester, MA Worcester State University
Eager Auditorium, Sullivan Building, 486 Chandler St, Worcester, MA
7 p.m. Forum
Hosted by 350 Central Massachusetts
Thursday, Nov. 21
Boston, MASierra Club Massachusetts Chapter
50 Federal St 3rd Floor, Boston, MA
6 p.m. Forum
Friday, Nov. 22
Kingston, MA Jones River Trading Post, 42 Elm St.
11 a.m. River Restoration Celebration
Hosted by Jones River Watershed Association
Monday, Nov. 25
Augusta, MaineMaine State House Welcome Center,
1 p.m. Press Conference
Farmington, Maine, University of Maine Farmington,
6 p.m. Forum
Thomas Auditorium, Prebble Hall, 173 High St.
Co-Hosts: Natural Resources Council of Maine and Sierra Club Maine Chapter
Thursday, Nov. 28
Plymouth MA 50th National Day of Mourning at Noon
Hosted by: United American Indians of New England
Friday, Nov. 29
Forum 5 p.m.
128 Herring Pond Road
Host: Herring Pond Wampanoag Tribal Council
•United American Indians of New England •Herring Pond Wampanoag Tribe
•Grand Riverkeeper Labrador, Inc.
•Council of Canadians •Natural Resources Council of Maine
•Sierra Club •Sierra Club Canada
•Say No to NECEC
•Jones River Watershed Association
•New Community Project
•New York Environmental Law & Justice Project
•Toxics Action Center
•Connecticut River Conservancy
•Arctic Eider Society
•Global Justice Ecology Project
•Forest Ecology Network
•Sierra Club Quebec Chapter
•350 Maine •Solidarity Committee of the Capital District
•Save the Pine Bush