Posted by: Through the Eyes of Women | September 10, 2018

September 10, 2018: Local Artist & Activist Marion Nina Amber Discusses Being A Mother Of An Activist And The Death Of Earth First! Forest Defender “Gypsy” Chain 20 Years Ago

It’s been 20 years since Earth First activist David Nathan Chain, known as “Gypsy”, died while trying to prevent illegal logging.

Gypsy’s Mom Cindy Allsbrooks and others have planned an event to mark the 20 years since the Action near Grizzly Creek in the Van Duzen Watershed . On Sunday September 16, 2018 at the Eagle House in Eureka (now known as the Inn at 2nd & C) there will be a memorial and a fundraising event for the David Nathan “Gypsy” Chain Memorial Scholarship. The scholarship is administered by the Humboldt Area Foundation

 Marion Nina Amber joins host Brenda Starr to discuss the Memorial Scholarship and fundraising event in honor of Gypsy’s life. Her son Shawnee Alexandri currently serves as Board President of the Environmental Protection Information Center (EPIC) and she  reflects on being a mother of an activist.

To listen to and/or download this episode, click hereTTEOW David ‘Gypsy’ memorial

EPIC is one of the Sponsors of the David “Gypsy” Chain 20th Anniversary Memorial along with:
Humboldt Baykeeper, Friends of the Van Duzen River, Sanctuary Forest, Salmonoid Restoration Federation,Northcoast Environmental Center and TREES Foundation.

The Event is Hosted by JULIA “BUTTERFLY HILL and “GYPSY’S” Mother CINDY ALLSBROOKS will be among the Speakers. The evening will include Music, Refreshments and an Art Auction. The festivities begin at 8pm.

For more information about the scholarship fund visit: HAFOUNDATION.ORG/GYPSYCHAIN or call (707) 442-2993







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