Four speakers will share their perspectives about the social and historical context of the Animas-San Juan river system and the impacts to communities affected by the Gold King Mine Spill.
1. Perry Charley, Director of Research and Outreach, Diné Environmental Institute, Diné College
2. Carmenlita Chief, Sr. Program Coordinator, Center for Health Equity Research, Northern Arizona University
3. Jonathan Thompson, journalist and author of River of Lost Souls: The Science, Politics, and Greed Behind the Gold King Mine Disaster
4. Marcel Gaztambide, Animas Riverkeeper, San Juan Citizens Alliance
The Sharing Stories Across the Watershed Series is an effort for the upper and lower reaches of the watershed to learn about experiences from each other.