Posts Tagged ‘ indigenous resistance ’

Canada: Totem Pole Raised on Lelu Island after LNG Project Falls

Canada: Totem Pole Raised on Lelu Island after LNG Project Falls

by Shannon Lough / The Northern View See The Northern View for a related video Photo from The Northern View. In a stand of defiance against federal authorities, members of the Gitwilgyoots Tribe and supporters raised a totem pole on Lelu Island on Oct. 20 to signify their claim to the land. The occupation...
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B.C. Fish Farm Injunctions Against Protestors Lifted

22. Oktober 2017
B.C. Fish Farm Injunctions Against Protestors Lifted

by Laurie Hamelin / APTN News Injunctions against three First Nations activists protesting a fish farm off the northern coast of Vancouver Island was temporarily suspended Wednesday by the company. Marine Harvest Canada, the owner of Port Elizabeth Fish Farm, was officially occupied by activists Sunday night. Notices were served to two protesters occupying...
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Activists Travel to Europe to Tell Backers of Trans Mountain Pipeline the Project Won’t Survive Indigenous Resistance

20. Oktober 2017
Activists Travel to Europe to Tell Backers of Trans Mountain Pipeline the Project Won’t Survive Indigenous Resistance

from The Guardian Secwepemc activist Kanahus Manuel in front of a tiny house being built in the path of Kinder Morgan pipeline’s planned route through her Nation’s territory in British Columbia, Canada. Photograph: Ian Willms/Greenpeace The controversial expansion of a pipeline that would carry tar sands crude from Alberta to British Columbia’s coast will...
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A Third Marine Harvest Fish Farm Has Been Occupied in British Colombia, Canada (Video)

by Musgamagw Dzawada’enuxw Cleansing Our Waters / Warrior Publications
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The Indigenous Environmental Network Responds to Judge’s Decision to Keep the Dakota Access Pipeline Operational While Under Review

The Indigenous Environmental Network Responds to Judge’s Decision to Keep the Dakota Access Pipeline Operational While Under Review

by Indigenous Environmental Network Bemidji, MN — On October 11th, U.S. District Judge James Boasberg ruled that the Dakota Access Pipeline will continue to operate while a new environmental impact review is underway. In June, Boasberg ruled that the review by the Army Corps of Engineers was insufficient therefore a new review was ordered. This decision comes...
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City of Mahwah New Jersey Using Zoning Violations to Try and End Split Rock Sweetwater Prayer Camp

City of Mahwah New Jersey Using Zoning Violations to Try and End Split Rock Sweetwater Prayer Camp

by Onion / Earth First! Newswire The seal of Bergen County, New Jersey greets folks not only as they enter the Justice Center, but almost every room inside the giant white building in the middle of Hackensack. The seal features what is supposed to be a native person, peace pipe in hand, greeting what...
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Hawai’i: Telescope on Sacred Mountain Approved, Opponents Vow to Keep Resisting Construction

10. Oktober 2017
Hawai’i: Telescope on Sacred Mountain Approved, Opponents Vow to Keep Resisting Construction

from Intercontinental Cry Thirty Meter Telescope protest, October 7, 2014. Local police stand in the background as Mayor Billy Kenoi talks with Hawaiian cultural practitioner, Joshua Lanakila Mangauil, Kahookahi Kanuha and other protectors. Photo: Occupy Hilo In what its chairperson deemed ‘one of the most difficult decisions the board has ever made’, the Hawai’i...
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Three of Four Mapuche Political Prisoners End 116 Day Hunger Strike

Three of Four Mapuche Political Prisoners End 116 Day Hunger Strike

from Women’s Coordinating Committee for a Free Wallmapu Oct 2nd, 2017 – On Friday, September 29th, family members of Mapuche Political Prisoners on hunger strike gathered at the Chilean Presidential palace to put forward the demands of their relatives, many of whom were nearing their deathbeds after fasting for 115 days.  The meeting  took...
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First Nations Begin Court Challenge Against Trans Mountain Pipeline

First Nations Begin Court Challenge Against Trans Mountain Pipeline

from CBC News Tsleil-Waututh Nation spokesperson Rueben George at Vancouver press conference about a legal challenge to NEB’s Kinder Morgan pipeline hearing. Photo by Mychaylo Prystupa, National Observer. First Nations, environmental groups and local governments appeared in the Federal Court of Appeal in Vancouver Monday continuing their fight against the expansion of the Trans...
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In Defense of the Arctic Refuge, in Defense of Life

In Defense of the Arctic Refuge, in Defense of Life

from Native News Online I’m writing to respond to “Arctic policy nonprofit voices support for ANWR development” (September 15, 2017). The article reported that the people who live in the Arctic are the ones that are undeniably the most affected by Arctic policy decisions and should be included in the debate. I agree. The...
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Aamjiwnaang Water Gathering and Toxic Tour 2017, “Canada”

Aamjiwnaang Water Gathering and Toxic Tour 2017, “Canada”

from Aamjiwnaang Solidarity Stand with the community of Aamjiwnaang First Nation in their fight against environmental racism in Canada’s toxic Chemical Valley Aanii Boozhoo, Chi-miigwetch (Big Thank you) for your understanding of Aamjiwnaang Water Gathering and Toxic Tour 2017 postponement. We are officially moving the Date till September 29- October 1, 2017! Same weekend...
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Eight Mapuche Movement Leaders Arrested Amidst Mapuche Hunger Strike

25. September 2017
Eight Mapuche Movement Leaders Arrested Amidst Mapuche Hunger Strike

from Women’s Coordinating Committee for a Free Wallmapu September 23rd, 2017 WALLMAPU – This past Saturday, a series of violent raids and arrests against Mapuche movement leaders – dubbed “Operation Hurricane” by Chilean authorities – were carried out by Special Police Forces (PDI) throughout the regions of Bio-Bio, Arauco and Los Rios in southern...
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