April 6, 2015

Contact: LuAnne Kozma, Committee to Ban Fracking in Michigan

(231) 944-8750

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 activist and environmentalist Winona LaDuke, of Honor the Earth and Colorado activist 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-- 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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