Posts Tagged ‘ land rights ’

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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Tank Goodness We Are Here: An Update From the ZAD

Tank Goodness We Are Here: An Update From the ZAD

from ZAD Forever This text is an update from some inhabitants of the zad claiming that they will continue to fight to defend this unique territory, this “commons of resistance”. Written just before the 15th of May which was the deadline after which the French government promised to evict the Zadists who had refused...
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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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NoDAPL Water Protector Sentenced to Thirty-Six Months by Federal Judge

NoDAPL Water Protector Sentenced to Thirty-Six Months by Federal Judge

from Unicorn Riot Leoyla Cowboy and Little Feather Bismarck, ND – Micheal “Little Feather” Giron was sentenced by Chief Judge Daniel Hovland to thirty six months for Civil Disorder charges stemming from the October 27th, 2016 defense of the Oceti Sakowin treaty camp during the #NoDAPL movement. The treaty camp, erected in the direct path of the...
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MVP and Federal Marshals Force New Tree-Sitter to Abandon Post

MVP and Federal Marshals Force New Tree-Sitter to Abandon Post

by Little Teel Crossing / It’s Going Down The following report comes from those at Little Teel Crossing, a tree sit that is resisting the destruction of wildness and family farms in the path of the Mountain Valley Pipeline (MVP). At 8am on May 28th, Mountain Valley Pipeline employees were forced to cease construction...
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Honduran Villagers Take Legal Action to Stop Mining Firm Digging Up Graves for Gold

Honduran Villagers Take Legal Action to Stop Mining Firm Digging Up Graves for Gold

by Heather Gies / The Guardian Nothing is sacred in the path of gold miners in northwestern Honduras – not even the dead. A transnational mining company, Aura Minerals, has been digging up graves in the 200-year-old cemetery near the community of Azacualpa, La Union, to clear the way to dig for gold. As many as 350...
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France: Live Blog of the Second Wave of Expulsions of la ZAD

France: Live Blog of the Second Wave of Expulsions of la ZAD

from Squat!net You can see the live ticker over on enoughisenough 09:52am Clashes at the edge of the forest at Bellevue. Images by @ZAD_NDDL Klaxon radio: If you are north of the Rohan forest, to the Datchacha, there is a a special unit of cop dressed in light blue who ambush people and make surprise...
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Canada: Kinder Morgan Warns of “Significant” Delay After Court Urged to Consider Release of Trudeau Government Secrets

Canada: Kinder Morgan Warns of “Significant” Delay After Court Urged to Consider Release of Trudeau Government Secrets

from Red Power Media A lawyer for energy giant Kinder Morgan is warning that its Trans Mountain expansion project is facing “significant and unwarranted delay” following an unexpected legal letter filed Thursday in the wake of dramatic revelations reported by National Observer about the project’s approval by the Trudeau government. Maureen Killoran, a Canadian lawyer for the Texas-based...
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Defend Black Mesa Resistance Camp Launching in May

Defend Black Mesa Resistance Camp Launching in May

from Dine’ Land and Water On May 14, 2018, the Diné elders of Black Mesa and Big Mountain are calling resisters from near and far to converge at Black Mesa! On that day, they will launch a continuous camp to defend Diné sovereignty and share traditional ways of life with the younger generation. Participants...
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