Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Fractivist, Shane Davis and Honor The Earth's, Winona LaDuke Team up for Anti-Fracking Speaking Tour in Michigan


April 6, 2015

Contact: LuAnne Kozma, Committee to Ban Fracking in Michigan

Winona LaDuke and Shane Davis to speak on fracking and pipelines at “Honor the Earth” events in Detroit and Bloomfield Hills

Charlevoix, Michigan – Internationally known activists and environmentalists Winona LaDuke, of Honor the Earth and Shane Davis, who founded the blog, will speak about fracking and pipelines at two events in Bloomfield Hills and Detroit. On April 13 at Birmingham Unitarian Church and on April 14 at Marygrove College, the Committee to Ban Fracking in Michigan and seven other sponsors are hosting “Honor the Earth.”

Winona LaDuke-- Native American activist, environmentalist, economist, candidate and writer, known for her work on tribal land claims and preservation, and sustainable development with the non profit organization Honor the Earth (, —and Shane Davis—biologist, data-miner, activist,
researcher, and founder of, an investigative blog that exposes the harm to the environment by government and the oil and gas industry, empowering the nationwide anti-fracking movement—are also part of the Tar Sands Resistance Tour sponsored by and Honor the Earth, with events here and in other Midwest states. While in Michigan, Shane and Winona are presenting on these two special nights in support of the Committee to Ban Fracking in Michigan’s efforts to protect the Earth and ban fracking and frack wastes in Michigan.


Event details
April 13, 7-9:30 PM
Birmingham Unitarian Church, 38651 Woodward, Bloomfield Hills 48304
Info: 248-390-3198

April 14, 3 to 5 PM
Marygrove College, Liberal Arts Theatre
8425 McNichols, Detroit 48221
Info: (313) 717-6151

The complete list of sponsors:
American Indian Health and Family Services
Birmingham Unitarian Church
Committee to Ban Fracking in Michigan
Great Lakes Bioneers Detroit
IHM Justice, Peace and Sustainability Office
Marygrove College
Michigan Citizens for Water Conservation
Zero Waste Detroit

The Committee to Ban Fracking in Michigan is a ballot question committee conducting a ballot initiative that collected over 70,000 signatures in 2013 for a statewide ban on fracking and frack wastes. The group is working on placing a ballot proposal on the next statewide ballot in 2016. The Committee’s website is:

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