Change Author / Owner : Energy for Change Symposium 2: Ava Hill
Across the globe, leaders and innovators are creating sustainable societies that include both environmental and economic success. "Energy for Change: Green Leaders Building a Sustainable Future" features expert, inspiring look at new projects that are helping to build a clean economy and promote local job creation, energy savings, and greater self-reliance in indigenous communities around the globe. In this segment, Chief Ava Hill of the Six Nations of the Grand River discusses the Six Nations joint venture with Samsung on Grand Renewable Energy Park, which will generate enough clean energy to power 60,000 homes and create jobs for Six Nations and the province of Ontario, Canada. The symposium was moderated by Tim Johnson, NMAI Associate Director for Museum Programs and Executive Committee member of the Smithsonian's Living in the Anthropocene Initiative, and recorded in the Rasmuson Theater of the National Museum of the American Indian on July, 18, 2014 as part of the fifth annual Living Earth Festival.