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Minnesota: Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe Opposes Line 3

Minnesota: Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe Opposes Line 3

by Faron Jackson / Native News Online Recently there has been a lot of misinformation surrounding Tribal interests regarding the Line 3 Public Utilities Commission (PUC) process. “Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe” and “Tribal interests” are being used interchangeably to fit different agendas. I would like to set the record straight with our Tribe’s position...
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“Historic First”: Nebraska Farmers Return Land to Ponca Tribe in Effort to Block Keystone XL

“Historic First”: Nebraska Farmers Return Land to Ponca Tribe in Effort to Block Keystone XL

by Jessica Corbett / Common Dreams In a move that could block the path of the Keystone XL pipeline, a couple in Nebraska signed over a portion of farmland to the Ponca Tribe. (Photo: @BoldNebraska/Twitter) In a move that could challenge the proposed path of TransCanada’s Keystone XLpipeline—and acknowledges the U.S. government’s long history of...
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Canada: All Charges Against Blockader Dismissed

Canada: All Charges Against Blockader Dismissed

by Leslie Knibbs / Anishinabek News A Quebec judge has ruled that Freddy Stoneypoint’s presence alone at the site of the blockade on August 15, 2017 was not enough to prove criminal intent. According to her ruling there was no direct evidence linking Stoneypoint to any of the charges. As a result, Stoneypoint was...
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Louisiana: Urgent Call for Help From Water is Life Camp

Louisiana: Urgent Call for Help From Water is Life Camp

by Cherri Foytlan / Popular Resistance Water protectors, I’m writing to you personally because my hope is shrinking and my worry is deeper than it has ever been. Quite frankly and equally unashamed – WE NEED YOU. I am asking you to make plans to joins us at L’eau Est La Vie Camp ASAP, within...
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Public Statement from Happi: June 11th Solidarity With All Eco/Anarchist Prisoners

Public Statement from Happi: June 11th Solidarity With All Eco/Anarchist Prisoners

sent to Earth First! Newswire / from Support Happi Happi June 11th to those in the struggle! This is Happi here and I am so grateful to be free from Morton KKKounty’s corruptive imperialistic grasp! I would like to take this time to not only remember our friends/relatives/homies/comrades but to also take collective action...
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BC First Nation Files Aboriginal Title Claim Challenging Fish Farms in their Territory

BC First Nation Files Aboriginal Title Claim Challenging Fish Farms in their Territory

by Laurie Hamelin / APTN News Dzawada’enuxw leaders outside BC Supreme Court in Vancouver. Photo courtesy Lindsey Mae Willie The Dzawada’enuxw First Nation of Kingcome Inlet filed a claim of Aboriginal title in British Columbia’s Supreme Court that affects ten fish farms in their traditional territory that they say are operating without their consent. “We have...
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Canada: Protesters Greet PM at Meeting With Trans Mountain Pipeline’s Indigenous-Led Oversight Committee

Canada: Protesters Greet PM at Meeting With Trans Mountain Pipeline’s Indigenous-Led Oversight Committee

from Warrior Publications Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was greeted by dozens of protesters as he arrived at the Cheam Multiplex in the B.C. Fraser Valley for a meeting about the Trans Mountain pipeline. He arrived in the Stó:lō community of Cheam early Tuesday to meet with members of the Indigenous Advisory and Monitoring Committee. The Indigenous-led...
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Minnesota: Trans, Non-Binary, and Womxn Activists Continue to Fight Line 3 Pipeline

Minnesota: Trans, Non-Binary, and Womxn Activists Continue to Fight Line 3 Pipeline

sent to Earth First! Newswire / from Enbridge Lies Early in the morning of June 6, a group of trans, non-binary, and womxn activists fighting Enbridge’s Line 3 pipeline rigged and anchored two large banners across the entrances of the Enbridge office in downtown Park Rapids, Minnesota. The banners read “Pipelines Poison Communities #StopLine3”...
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Indigenous Land Defender Killed in Mexico

Indigenous Land Defender Killed in Mexico

from IC Magazine On May 14, Manuel Gaspar Rodríguez was taken from the offices of the MIOCUP (Movimiento Independiente Obrero, Campesino Urbano y Popular) and brutally stabbed to death by unknown assailants. He had been the subject of repeated death threats for his work against large-scale mining and hydroelectric projects in the Sierra Norte de Puebla in...
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BC First Nation Files Aboriginal Title Claim Challenging Fish Farms in Their Territory

BC First Nation Files Aboriginal Title Claim Challenging Fish Farms in Their Territory

from Warrior Publications The Dzawada’enuxw First Nation of Kingcome Inlet filed a claim of Aboriginal title in British Columbia’s Supreme Court that affects ten fish farms in their traditional territory that they say are operating without their consent. “We have been saying no for 30 years,” says Lindsey Mae Willie of Dzawada’enuxw First Nation. “We have always...
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Ecuadorean Judge Halts Excavation of Gold Mine

Ecuadorean Judge Halts Excavation of Gold Mine

from Telesur A judge in the southern city of Cuenca, Ecuador suspends a Chinese company’s mining concession saying that it’s unconstitutional. A major gold and silver mine site in southern Ecuador was forced to suspend exploring for minerals after a local judge ruled its operation unconstitutional. Judge Paul Serrano of the Cuenca civil court...
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Vancouver Protesters Rally, Vow to Continue Pipeline Fight

Vancouver Protesters Rally, Vow to Continue Pipeline Fight

from Warrior Publications Indigenous and environmental groups organized a flash rally in Vancouver Tuesday evening in reaction to the announcement the federal government is buying out the Trans Mountain pipeline. Hundreds of First Nations groups, environmentalists and other concerned residents gathered on the grounds of Science World to protest the federal government’s plan. Will George,...
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