Posts Tagged ‘ land rights ’

Rethinking Oil: Red Lake Tribal Council Votes to Rescind Deal with Enbridge Energy

Rethinking Oil: Red Lake Tribal Council Votes to Rescind Deal with Enbridge Energy

by Levi Rickert / Native News Online RED LAKE INDIAN RESERVATION – Even the though the Red Lake Tribe approved a deal in 2015, which called for Enbridge Energy to pay $18.5 million for less than a half acre of land to run pipelines on its tribal land, last week the Red Lake Tribal Council...
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Meet the 23-Year-Old Who’s Helping Lead the Indigenous Resistance Against Pipelines

Meet the 23-Year-Old Who’s Helping Lead the Indigenous Resistance Against Pipelines

from Brit + Co / Natalie Zisa Jackie Fielder quit her full-time job in June 2017. But it wasn’t to travel the world or go back to school, like some other 23-year-olds. Instead, she made a bold decision to join Mazaska Talks, an organization that aims to encourage organizations and individuals to divest from...
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Fort McKay First Nation Ready to Take Legal Action Against Oilsands Project if Approved

Fort McKay First Nation Ready to Take Legal Action Against Oilsands Project if Approved

by David Thurton / cbcnews A Fort McKay elder and some youth at the Moose Lake reserve. (Fort McKay First Nation) The Fort McKay First Nation says it’s ready to take legal action against any approval of an oilsands project near the First Nation’s ancestral homeland. The Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) began public hearings...
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Olympia, WA: Indigenous Woman Occupying State Capitol Lawn Arrested

Olympia, WA: Indigenous Woman Occupying State Capitol Lawn Arrested

By Puget Sound Anarchists / It’s Going Down In the pre-dawn hours of the fourth day of an indigenous-led occupation of the State Capitol grounds in Olympia, WA, one Native American woman was taken out of a “tarpee” (a contemporary teepee) and arrested by state patrol troopers, while 3 other occupants were allowed to...
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Defend Dinetah, a Festival to Raise Awareness of Fracking on the Navajo Nation

from Unicorn Riot Red Valley, AZ – On October 13, 2017, Unicorn Riot attended an event called “Defend Dinetah” held in the Red Valley Chapter of the Navajo Nation. We spoke with Christian J. Johnson and Bobby Leonard Mason, who helped organize what Bobby called “a small festival” made up of indigenous musicians, food,...
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Mi’kmaq Resistance; Defend the Sacred

8. Dezember 2017

from sub.media Grassroots Mi’kmaq people in the unceded territory of so-called Nova Scotia have been resisting the Alton Gas project, which aims to build salt caverns for natural gas storage. The project could have devastating repercussions for the Shubenacadie river and its unique ecosystem. Water protectors have decided to directly block the project by...
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Philippines Now One of the Most Dangerous Countries For Environmental Activists

7. Dezember 2017
Philippines Now One of the Most Dangerous Countries For Environmental Activists

by Karl Malakunas (AFP) / Digital Journal “Para-enforcers” head into the forest near El Nido, on Palawan island, to confront illegal loggers. Photograph: Karl Malakunas/AFP/Getty Images Environmental activists are being killed in record numbers around the world, with the corruption-plagued Philippines one of the most dangerous countries, according to watchdog Global Witness. At least...
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Utah: Thousands of People Take to the Streets for Second Time in Three Days to Protest Shrinking Of Bear Ears Monument

5. Dezember 2017
Utah: Thousands of People Take to the Streets for Second Time in Three Days to Protest Shrinking Of Bear Ears Monument

by Taylor W. Anderson, Rich Kane, and Taylor Stevens / The Salt Lake Tribune Protesters march from the Utah State Capitol through downtown Salt Lake City during President Donald Trump’s visit Monday, Dec. 4, 2017. (Benjamin Zack/Standard-Examiner via AP) Before President Donald Trump even arrived in Salt Lake City, he had a crowd waiting...
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‘We’ll See the Battle Lines’: Trump Faced by Native American Alliance Over Bears Ears

‘We’ll See the Battle Lines’: Trump Faced by Native American Alliance Over Bears Ears

by Andrea Smardon / The Guardian A supporter of the Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante national monuments dances with a headdress during a rally on Saturday in Salt Lake City. Photograph: Rick Bowmer/AP On Monday, Donald Trump will visit Salt Lake City. He is expected to formally announce plans to substantially shrink two Utah...
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Oaxaca: Cultural Caravan in Defense of Mother Earth and Our Territories

1. Dezember 2017
Oaxaca: Cultural Caravan in Defense of Mother Earth and Our Territories

from It’s Going Down IGD Editor’s note: This caravan is being called for by the Indigenous Rights Defense Committee (CODEDI), an autonomous and anti-capitalist organization comprised of 45 indigenous communities in Oaxaca. The caravan will end with an event held on a reclaimed coffee plantation, now a self-sustaining center promoting indigenous autonomy. To the...
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Suburbia Banner Drop Against Pipelines

Suburbia Banner Drop Against Pipelines

from Puget Sound Anarchists Banner reads: “NO PIPELINES, NO PRISONS ON NATIVE LAND. #NOLNG253 #BLOCTHEJUVIE #OLYSTAND”
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Leonard Peltier Releases Statement on Thanksgiving/Day of Mourning

25. November 2017
Leonard Peltier Releases Statement on Thanksgiving/Day of Mourning

from Warrior Publications Greetings my friends, relatives and supporters. Once again, I can’t tell you how much i am so honored that you would want to hear my words, or should i say read my words. You can’t imagine the thoughts that go through my head at times whenever everything is still and quiet...
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