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WHO: Sheila Watt-Cloutier-In February, 2007, she was publicly nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize for her work to end the impacts of global warming in the Arctic and world-wide. Olay Mathis Eira-Is a member of the Executive Board of the Saami Council, an international organization that represents the indigenous Saami in the four countries in which they have traditional lands: Norway, Sweden, Finland, and Russia. Sarah James-In 2001, she was one of the first recipients of the Leadership for a Changing World award from the Ford Foundation. Also, in 2002, she was a co-recipient of the prestigious Goldman Environmental Prize. WHAT: This event presents the opportunity to hear from Arctic residents about immediate impact of climate change, and potential long-term global implications. The Circumpolar Conservative Union, in association with the Arctic Council Indigenous Peoples Secretariat, will bring three Arctic indigenous spokespersons to the campus of John Carroll University. The tour will enable these leaders to speak about their appeal for U.S. action to curb global warming and protect all of its citizens from the effects of climate change. WHERE: D.J. Lombardo Student Center, LSC Conference Room John Carroll University 20700 North Park Boulevard University Heights, Ohio 44118 WHEN: Tuesday, May 1, 2007 7 p.m. CONTACT: Miles Coburn, PhD, John Carroll University 216.397.4253