Making Relatives Solidarity Visit

CAIM was involved with Making Relatives, a solidarity visit to Ireland of Indigenous communities from North America affected by extractivism.

Lakota Water Protectors. organisers from Standing Rock, were in Ireland in May 2023. They visited Leitrim, the Sperrins and Belfast.  You can read about the powerful event in Leitrim here.

Water Walk elder Sharon Day and the Ikidowin Youth Theatre Ensemble visited in June. They walked from the source of the River Foyle to the sea, and ended with a three day climate festival in Derry, in partnership with the Playhouse and The Gathering. The Ikidowin Theatre Ensemble performed their play ‘We do it for the Water’.