Robby Romero will join Ta’Kaiya Blaney to stand in solidarity with Alaska Natives, Indigenous Peoples, and environmental and human rights activists during US President Barack Obama’s visit to Alaska on August 31. President Obama, Indigenous leaders, and leaders of other countries with interests in the Arctic will be in Anchorage to attend the U.S. State Department’s Conference on Global Leadership in the Arctic: Cooperation, Innovation, Engagement and Resilience (GLACIER).
Photo: Heather Craig
Today, the climate crisis is harming the Arctic at twice the rate of other regions of the globe.
“President Obama’s decision to let Shell drill for oil in the Chukchi Sea is fossil foolish and undermines his policies and promise to reduce the global warming pollution that causes climate change.” – Robby Romero
“This engaging hybrid music picture delivers an undeniable message…a powerful plea for Mother Earth, a compelling call to action and a heartfelt warning of impending doom if we fail to change our ways. The alter-native music and novel storyline with haunting imagery locks in your attention, empathy and interest.”
– Daniel Gibson, Native Peoples Magazine
10 years after Hurricane Katrina the deadly impacts of Climate Change continue to warn us all. 2015 marks the hottest year on record yet the political will and public outcry to reduce the global warming pollution that causes climate change has yet to reach the tipping point. Is it too late?
A Voice on Climate Change From an Indigenous Perspective
“Climate change is possibly the biggest challenge the world now faces. Romero tackles the tough topic of climate change from an Indigenous perspective.”
On Saturday, July 4th at 1:00 PM Pacific time join Native Children’s Survival Youth Ambassador Ta’kaiya Blaney at Sunset Beach, Beach Avenue at the foot of Bute Street, Vancouver, V6C 1V2, Canada for a family-friendly, community event and to create a giant human chain on the sea wall.
The event is to be held on the unceded Indigenous territories of the xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish),and Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations.
The theme of Jobs, Justice & Climate Action is about wanting an economy where workers win and communities have more democratic control. An economy that honors Indigenous Peoples’ rights and recognizes their role in protecting land, air and water for everyone. An economy that respects the limits of the environment made clear by climate science.
Urge World Leaders To Reduce The Global Warming Pollution That Causes Climate Change.
June 13, 2015 – NCS Youth Ambassador Ta’Kaiya Blaney joins Green Peace to send a message that people — not oil — belong on the beaches.
The event is taking place on the unceded Coast Salish Territory of the Xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and Səl̓ílwətaʔ (Tsleil-Waututh) nations.
As if this beautiful coast wasn’t facing enough threats, Shell is right now moving its Arctic fleet into position to begin drilling for oil in Alaska’s ice-covered waters — oil they want to eventually ship in super-tankers South along the coast.
Join the movement to urge world leaders to sign a universal agreement that seriously reduces the Global Warming pollution that causes Climate Change.
SAVING MY TOMORROW is a six part documentary series from children who will inherit the planet. Part 1 through 4 will air back to back on June 9 beginning at 7:00 PM on HBO.
Native Children’s Survival Youth Ambassador Ta’Kaiya Blaney alongside children and scientists explore subjects ranging from endangered animals to climate change, with stories of plants and animals affected by a changing earth.
Sign The NCS Climate Action PetitionHEREto Urge World Leaders To Reduce The Global Warming Pollution That Causes Climate Change.
EARTH REVOLUTION is an inspiring music picture from the front lines of the environmental movement. Written and performed by recording artist and Native Children’s Survival Youth Ambassador Ta’Kaiya Blaney, EARTH REVOLUTION is the essence of the youth movement to protect Mother Earth.
Experiencing the environmental crisis through the eyes and the voices of our children, EARTH REVOLUTION calls for real solutions while offering hope and understanding for a safe, healthy, renewable, and sustainable future.
EARTH REVOLUTION will have its global premiere during the United Nations Conference Of The Parties, (COP21) in Paris, France in December 2015. COP21 will bring together world leaders to negotiate an International Agreement to Reduce the Global Warming Pollution that causes Climate Change.
Indigenous Peoples, civil society, non-governmental organizations, scientist, business leaders, celebrities, and world press will be in attendance. On everyones mind… Is it too late?
Native Children’s Survival Youth Ambassador Ta’Kaiya Blaney of the Sliammon Nation, British Columbia is #7 in The Starfish Canada’s Top 25 Environmentalists Under 25. The Starfish Canada recognizes and rewards young Canadian leaders creating positive environmental change in their local communities.
The Starfish: Ta’Kaiya Blaney is speaking out to protect our planet. A person is never too young to speak up for what they believe in. Indeed that is true.
However, our number seven environmentalist gives a whole new meaning to what it means to speak out for the environment, to defend Mother Earth, and to stand in solidarity for the causes that we are deeply passionate about.
Narrated by Rita O’Connel of livetaos, the much-anticipated Iron Horse Summer Of the Red Willow PSA video launches today on www.nativechildrenssurvival.org, where you can also sign the petition to Change The Name of Kit Carson Park.
To participate in this grass-roots groundswell, and to read more, visittaoStyle.
Join us in a celebration of Planting, Blessings, and Farming April 11, noon to 5:00 pm . The 2015 Seed Exchange will be followed by an organic farm to the table dinner and live performance by IRON HORSE to benefit the organic school program and Taos Pueblo Head Start Garden.
Today marks the 25th anniversary of the Global Broadcast of Robby Romero’s 1st music video campaign for Native Children’s Survival.
On January 19, 1990, following President Mikhail Gorbachev’s historic environmental message at the Global Forum of Spiritual and Parliamentary Leaders in Moscow, Is It Too Late, was broadcast around the world from the Kremlin, shinning the light on the climate crisis.
25 years later real solutions to the climate crisis have yet to be implemented.
21 years ago, as part of MTV’s “Free Your Mind” campaign, Robby Romero created several stereotype-breaking public service announcements to help dispel myths and misconceptions about Native Peoples in pop culture. On January 16, 1994, “Free Your Mind” won the industry’s prestigious CableACE Award. The Native American PSA’s shined the light on stereotypes and derogatory names perpetrated in sports and pop cultural against Native Peoples. Today the campaign continues…