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Rod Coronado, an animal rights activist who helped sink an Icelandic whaling fleet and spent time in prison for an arson attack on animal research facilities at Michigan State University, will speak at 7 p.m. Feb. 26 at Burning Books, 420 Connecticut St.

Body copy rag: Coronado, a Pascua Yaqui who was a member of the eco-anarchist groups Animal Liberation Front, Earth Liberation Front and Earth First!, now rejects violence in bringing about social change but remains committed to protecting the earth and its animals.