Tribal Lands Climate Conference

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Co-hosted by the Cocopah Indian Tribe and National Wildlife Federation

What:     The Cocopah Indian Nation and the National Wildlife Federation have partnered to host a Tribal Lands Climate Conference--the first event of its kind. The conference will gather representatives from more than 50 tribes throughout the Southwest, Northwest, Midwest, and Alaska, and political leaders, climate scientists, and NGOs.

When:     December 5-6, 2006

Where:     Cocopah Indian Nation Casino

15318 South Avenue B

Somerton, AZ

Rooms at the Shilo Inn in Yuma, AZ (available through

Contact: Aileo Weinmann, National Wildlife Federation, 202-797-6801 office, 202-538-5038 cell, weinmanna @

  •     First-ever event gathering Tribal leadership on global warming.
  •     Eyewitness accounts of global warming impacts on Tribal lands.
  •     Alternative energy solutions to global warming.


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