First Nations Leaders Speak Out Against Canada’s Trans Mountain Pipeline Approval

Kinder-Morgan’s application for approval of the Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion (TMX) has been bouncing around in Canada’s federal courts like a pinball since 2013. First Nations tribes and [...]

First Nations In Canada And US Sign Treaty Opposing Pipelines

By Derrick Broze, -

By Derrick Broze for Activist Post. Indigenous nations from Canada and the United States have signed a treaty agreeing to oppose future proposals for pipeline, rail, and tanker projects that [...]

Vowed Summer Of Action Against Trans Mountain Pipeline

By Ron Johnson, -

By Ron Johnson for Earth Island Journal - Environment and Indigenous rights organizations are indicating it’s going to be a long, hot summer of civil disobedience in British Columbia following a [...]

Blockade Remains As Hydro CEO, Band Talk

By Randy Turner, -

By Randy Turner for Winnipeg Free Speech - A blockade to three Manitoba Hydro sites in northern Manitoba by the Fox Lake Cree Nation was still in effect early Friday evening as negotiations [...]

Targeting Trudeau’s Climate Plan With Indigenous Action

By Eriel Deranger, -

By Eriel Deranger for National Observer - UNDRIP is an international declaration that is built on a premise of Free, Prior and Informed Consent (FPIC). Or, more plainly, Indigenous rights to not [...]

Mohawks Threaten To Block Energy East

By Philip Authier, -

By Philip Authier for Montreal Gazette - The Mohawk nation is threatening to do everything legally in its power to block the Energy East pipeline project, calling it a threat to their way of [...]

Red Lake Band to Go Fully Solar Within Five Years

By Michael Meuers, -

By Michael Meuers for Indian Country Today Media Network - The Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians has signed a formal agreement with the Winkelman Building Corp. and Innovative Power Systems Inc. [...]

“No More Stolen Sisters”

By Sarah Scott, -

By Sarah Scott for Radical Women - “Even though the grave has silenced my granddaughter’s voice, I will continue to speak for her,” vows Renee Hess of Helyna Rivera, a Mohawk woman who was [...]

Human Rights Violations Of First Nations, Indigenous Fight Back

By Daniel Lak for Al Jazerra. Afederal Human Rights Tribunal issued a stinging ruling. For decades, the tribunal found, children living on reserves - aboriginal communities mandated by [...]

Six Nations Oppose Lack Of Boundary Adjustment Consultation

By Mike Peeling, -

By Mike Peeling for Brant News - Six Nations members let Brantford and Brant politicians know just how upset they are with a lack of consultation over boundary adjustment negotiations during a [...]

Impact Of Confederation On Aboriginal People And Governance

By Craig Takeuchi, -

By Craig Takeuchi for The Georgia Straight - Then Jody Wilson-Raybould was elected in the 2015 federal election for Vancouver Granville and sworn in as Minister of Justice of Canada on November [...]

First Nations Win Permanent Protection From LNG Projects

By Salmon Nation Summit, -

By Salmon Nation Summit for IC Magazine - Prince Rupert, BC: Lelu Island and Flora Bank, critical habitat for wild salmon at the mouth of the Skeena River in northwestern B.C., have been declared [...]

David Suzuki, Chief Stewart Phillip & First Nations Say No To Dam

By Sage Birley, -

By Sage Birley for Vancouver Observer - Members of Treaty 8 and their supporters have drawn a line in the snow at the historic Rocky Mountain Fort to stop ongoing clearing for the $8.8 billion [...]

Gustafsen Lake Standoff: Protesters Renew Calls For An Inquiry

By Daybreak Kamloops, -

By Daybreak Kamloops for CBC News - Several First Nations protesters involved in the 1995 Gustafsen Lake standoff are calling for a national inquiry into the level of force used by the RCMP [...]

Hydro Site Not Done Deal; Ottawa Reviews First Nations Issues

By Mark Hume, -

By Mark Hume for The Globe and Mail - With work already under way on the banks where the dam is to be built, it might seem as if Site C is a done deal. Premier Christy Clark certainly hopes so. [...]