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New Zine: “Junexit: Another End of the World is Possible”

New Zine: “Junexit: Another End of the World is Possible”

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Banner Drop Against Junex

Banner Drop Against Junex

from MTL Counter-Info This morning, a huge banner was dropped outside the riding office of the Minister of Energy and Natural Resources, Pierre Arcand. This action comes in the wake of the River Camp being established at the entry to the oil company Junex’s Galt 4 drilling site. No to fracking, Junexit from Gaspésie,...
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Victory for Indigenous Peoples as Brazilian Supreme Court Rejects Lawsuit

Victory for Indigenous Peoples as Brazilian Supreme Court Rejects Lawsuit

from el Periodico At the gates of the court about 50 members of various tribes gathered, who celebrated the ruling as “a victory of the rights of the original peoples.” translated by Earth First! Journal Wednesday, 08/16/2017 at 18:17 CEST The Brazilian Supreme Court today rejected a lawsuit filed by the state of Mato...
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Police Dismantle Blockade Against Junex Inc. Galt Wells Oil Project in Eastern Quebec

by Brent Patterson / The Council of Canadians A blockade established by land defenders on August 6 against the Junex Inc. Galt Wells oil project site in eastern Quebec was dismantled by police last night. Radio-Canada reports (in French), “At approximately 8:00 pm on Monday , police officers dismantled the barricade established by...
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Indigenous Rights at Stake in Brazilian Land Claims Ruling

Indigenous Rights at Stake in Brazilian Land Claims Ruling

from TeleSur Indigenous people take part in the “Free Land Camp” to decide protest strategies, Brasilia, Brazil, April 24, 2017 | Photo: EFE All of the 748 demarcation cases currently pending could be halted. 2,000 ethnic leaders have gathered in Brasilia on the eve of a Supreme Court verdict which could deal the greatest...
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Panama Trial of Three Ngäbe Leaders “A Pattern” of Intimidation and Criminalization

Panama Trial of Three Ngäbe Leaders “A Pattern” of Intimidation and Criminalization

by Tracy Barnett / IC Magazine Manolo Miranda, one of three Ngäbe leaders facing trial, explains the impacts of the Barro Blanco Dam on the Tabasará River and surrounding communities. (Jonathan González photo) Manolo Miranda, leader of an indigenous community recently flooded by the Barro Blanco dam, now faces up to two years in...
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The Sápara Nation vs. the Slimy Oil Mungia (in so-called Ecuador)

The Sápara Nation vs. the Slimy Oil Mungia (in so-called Ecuador)

by Sarah Belle Lin / Intercontinental Cry For the Sápara Peoples of the Ecuadorian Amazon, “Sinchi”, or “sacred” is the term that best describes their ancestral language and forests. Though abundant with meaning, the Sápara never had a word for “sacred”. There was simply no need for it until they faced the threat of...
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Yankton Sioux Tribe Unconstitutionally Denied Due Process & Equal Protection Rights at Nebraska PSC Hearing on KXL Pipeline

Yankton Sioux Tribe Unconstitutionally Denied Due Process & Equal Protection Rights at Nebraska PSC Hearing on KXL Pipeline

from Native News Online The Yankton Sioux Tribe is outraged and flabbergasted at the restrictions placed on its sovereign rights in the Nebraska Public Service Commission Keystone XL (“KXL”) pipeline siting hearing. The scope of the Tribe’s participation was limited to the areas of cultural resource and social issues, with no opportunity to present...
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Aamjiwnaang Solidarity Against Chemical Valley

Aamjiwnaang Solidarity Against Chemical Valley

from Aamjiwnaang Solidarity The Aamjiwnaang Water Gathering focuses on the Anishnaabe culture practices towards water teachings. Happening August 18-20 a weekend with a full schedule. A free educational, family friendly event welcoming to every walk of earth. We have a responsibility towards our region’s fresh water and want to share that with people of...
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Indigenous Women Led Environmental Struggle in 2016

Indigenous Women Led Environmental Struggle in 2016

from telesur Women are leading the struggle in Latin America against environmental destruction as well as Indigenous rights, but they often face assassination, jail, threats and violence. They not only fight against gender inequality, but also demand wider societal transformation of a patriarchal system that doesn’t work for them as women — even though...
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Young Climate Activists Lead Minnesota Pipeline Battle

Young Climate Activists Lead Minnesota Pipeline Battle

from The Progressive Sixteen-year-old Rose Whipple doesn’t have much experience canoeing. Yet this week she is joining more than a dozen other young water protectors from around the country—all of them either indigenous or people of color—paddling 250 miles across Northern Minnesota to resist a proposed tar sands pipeline. The new pipeline would carry...
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Mi’gmaq Territory: Galt Blockade, Call for Action!

Mi’gmaq Territory: Galt Blockade, Call for Action!

from It’s Going Down On stolen Mi’gmaq territory, far from our barricades, we see the river that flows into the majestic Baie de Gaspe. In the distance, we see the forest, that was infinite, being devoured piece by piece by the colonial industries. The greediest of this world have come to extract these oil...
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