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The cofounder of Greenpeace shares the battles he fought on behalf of native peoples, including his journey with British Columbian Indian chiefs to intercept the 1992 Columbus 500year commemorative fleet, where he managed to extract an apology from Spain for its treatment of indigenous peoples.
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r's courageous activism as a founder of the Greenpeace movement (and the man behind the Rainbow Warrior theme) often placed him shoulder-to-shoulder with Native peoples fighting the same "good fight" on behalf of Mother Earth. In Red Blood, this straight-talking storyteller takes readers along for a wild ride as he recounts some of his most dramatic escapades in the fight for social and environmental justice.
Hunter's adventures include a spectacular (and at times hilarious) Caribbean journey aboard the Sea Shepherd II with a group of British Columbian Indian chiefs. Their mission: intercept the Columbus 500-year commemorative fleet of 1992 and, with cameras rolling, extract an official apology from Spain for the resulting centuries of unfair treatment of indigenous peoples. Hunter also describes a ceremony in which he was adopted as an honorary Brother of the Kwakiutl; a transforming experience in a Cree sweat lodge; and a tense sacred powwow with radicals of the N
“It’s a joyful romp through his encounters with Canada’s first nations people, spanning several decades. You’ll smile and frown and call your kids over to, ‘just listen to this.’”
–Winnipeg Free Press
“An exciting read, with a cocky narrative that keeps the story moving between high adventure and Hunter’s bouts of depression and disillusionment.”
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Book Description Sierra Club Books, 2000. Hardcover. Condition: New. The binding is in good shape. There is very little shelf wear. The pages of this book are clean and unmarked. A good solid copy. FAST SHIPPING & FREE TRACKING!. Seller Inventory # 166775
Book Description Sierra Club Books, 2000. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M1578050480