Sayokla Kindness Williams at COP27

“They’re looking for critical minerals to supply the Electric Vehicle batteries (…) most of the minerals are found on or near Indigenous lands around the world (…) so our lands are going to be targeted as sacrifice zones.”

Sayokla Kindness Williams

UBC Climate Hub and PWIAS partnered to document critically-engaged voices at COP27, especially Indigenous voices. These videos were recorded by Indigenous youth communicator Isaka Huni Kui, from the Huni Kui delegation at COP27, led by Chief Ninawa Huni Kui, Wall International Indigenous Scholar at UBC.

In this video, Sayokla Kindness Williams with the Indigenous Environmental Network shares her story.

Watch more in this series.