Posts Tagged ‘ indigenous resistance ’

Lummi Nation Takes Totem Pole Across Country to Unite Indigenous Anti-Fossil Fuel Struggles

Lummi Nation Takes Totem Pole Across Country to Unite Indigenous Anti-Fossil Fuel Struggles

by Monsy Alvarado / North Jersey A totem pole arrives in Mahwah MAHWAH — A 16-foot colorful totem pole made a visit to the township Saturday at a ceremony where members of the Ramapough Lenape Nation prayed and sang and hoped to bring awareness to the struggles of Native American tribes across the country...
read more »

Chile: Mapuches Fight Tourism Project to Protect Sacred Lands

Chile: Mapuches Fight Tourism Project to Protect Sacred Lands

from TeleSur Mapuche communities in Chile are opposing the construction of the Sky Lican Ray – Pinohuacho recreational center in Ruka Pullan, by the Villarrica volcano, a place considered sacred by its inhabitants for its spiritual significance and natural resources. “We totally oppose the intervention in a space with such great cultural and spiritual meaning for our fellentun kay...
read more »

Malaysia: Indigenous People in Defense of Their Lands

Malaysia: Indigenous People in Defense of Their Lands

by Real World Radio / Intercontinental Cry For the past two months, approximately 800 Orang Asli Indigenous Peoples have maintained blockades at several sites in Gua Musang district, Kelantan State, Malaysia in defense of the environment and their customary rights over land. “We want to block any activity that would destroy the environment”, said...
read more »

Gwich’in Nation Resolves to Fight Trump’s Rush to Drill in the Arctic Refuge

Gwich’in Nation Resolves to Fight Trump’s Rush to Drill in the Arctic Refuge

from Native News Online GWICH’IN NATION – The Gwich’in Nation stands united in denouncing Thursday’s advance publication of the Department of the Interior Notice of Intent to initiate the process for an oil and gas lease sale on the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. “The Interior Department has chosen to rush oil and...
read more »

Indigenous Environmental Campaigner Killed by Myanmar Government

Indigenous Environmental Campaigner Killed by Myanmar Government

by Jonathan Watts / The Guardian Indigenous activists in Myanmar’s Karen state are mourning the killing of a community leader who campaigned for a peace park to protect a local forest and its residents’ land rights. Saw O Moo was ambushed by government troops on 5 April as he was riding a motorbike with...
read more »

Monopod Blocking Mountain Valley Pipeline Sets Record as it Nears 3rd Week of Occupation

Monopod Blocking Mountain Valley Pipeline Sets Record as it Nears 3rd Week of Occupation

submitted to the Earth First! Newswire GILES COUNTY, VA Well, we think we’ve set a record! The sun is setting on the 11th running day  (editors note, 13th day as of this posting!) of the monopod blockade on the road leading up Peters Mountain to where two other sitters are also resisting Mountain Valley...
read more »

How First Nations Are Keeping Watch Over an Embattled Canadian Pipeline

How First Nations Are Keeping Watch Over an Embattled Canadian Pipeline

by Brian Kahn / Earther BURNABY, BRITISH COLUMBIA—At 6:30 a.m., workers started hacking away at blackberry bushes in a small clearing, wading through ankle-deep mud from the rains the day before. Just steps away, bright yellow signs staked into a berm warned of a high pressure pipeline buried beneath. First Nations’ leaders at the...
read more »

Canada: Arrests to Continue as Kinder Morgan Protests Heat Up

Canada: Arrests to Continue as Kinder Morgan Protests Heat Up

by Duncan Anderson / The Tyee BC Indigenous leaders led a 5,000-person march against the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline expansion March 10. Photo by Rogue Collective. Organizers of the recent wave of protests at the Kinder Morgan site on Burnaby Mountain say we can expect more large protests and arrests as the battle...
read more »

North Dakota Judge Upholds Iron Eyes’ Discovery Demands

North Dakota Judge Upholds Iron Eyes’ Discovery Demands

from Native News Online Chase Iron Eyes MANDAN, NORTH DAKOTA – On Wednesday, April 4, 2018, Judge Lee Christofferson upheld earlier rulings that the state of North Dakota, law enforcement agencies and private security contractors must comply with discovery demands from former congressionl candidate, Dakota Access pipeline protestor and Lakota People’s Law Project attorney,...
read more »

Coast Salish Territories: Indigenous Land Defenders Denounce Criminalization at Burnaby Mountain

Coast Salish Territories: Indigenous Land Defenders Denounce Criminalization at Burnaby Mountain

from It’s Going Down As resistance to a Kinder Morgan pipeline continues in so-called British Columbia, indigenous land defender SunTree Johnson Larue has been arrested and is in need of solidarity. The following press release discusses the current situation. For ongoing updates, follow Camp Cloud. For the past six days, Secwepemc land defender SUNTREE...
read more »

Water Protectors Construct Longhouse to Block Doors of Puget Sound Energy HQ in Bellevue

Water Protectors Construct Longhouse to Block Doors of Puget Sound Energy HQ in Bellevue

from Puget Sound Anarchists Water Protectors have constructed a Longhouse to block the doors of the Puget Sound Energy HQ in Bellevue, WA. Permits were applied for but it was thought with the way PSE operate, they would understand if it was built while it is pending. Puget Sound Energy continue to build a...
read more »

North Dakota: Iron Eyes Demands Withheld Evidence

North Dakota: Iron Eyes Demands Withheld Evidence

from Native News Online 2016 North Dakota Democratic congressional nominee Chase Iron Eyes will head back to court on Wednesday, charging that the state of North Dakota is withholding key evidence needed for his defense against charges stemming from protests of the Dakota Access pipeline. Attorneys for the Standing Rock Sioux tribal member say...
read more »