To Dismantle A Gas Pipeline And Sell It As Scrap Metal

By Daliri Oropeza and Reyna Haydee Ramirez, It's Going Down. -

Loma de Bácum, Sonora: A gigantic metal pipe can be seen at the bottom of a hole in the earth. The family of Carmen García look into the hole which was dug by the people of Loma de Bácum to [...]

Protesters Block Intersection In Support Of Jailed Indigenous Elder

By Lindsay William-Ross and Thor Diakow, Vancouver is Awesome. -

A group of protesters has blocked the port access at Clark and Hastings in Vancouver since Tuesday night. The action was organized by Braided Warriors, a newly formed group, made up of [...]

Honduras: Solidarity Needed As More Activists Are Killed

By Christine Blower, Labour Outlook. -

Two Indigenous activists were murdered in Honduras during December in less than a week, confirming the country as amongst the deadliest in the world for those opposing land grabs and [...]

Portland Indigenous Land Defenders Address Targeted Violence

By Carissa Dez, Village Portland. -

On the early morning of February 5th in downtown Portland, members of Oregon’s Indigenous Tribes held a press conference at Portland City Hall among a large showing of community. They [...]

Indigenous-Led Patrol Keeps Peace, Assists People In Inner City

By Chad Pawson, CBC.ca. -

An Indigenous-led patrol in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside is hoping for funding from the city so it can expand to provide services similar to a well-known patrol in Winnipeg. The Sweet Grass [...]

Black Hills Treaty Defender Faces Felony Charges

By Dalton Walker, Indian Country Today. -

The leader of an Indigenous-led advocacy organization, who spent the holiday weekend in jail after defending his people’s unceded territory in the Black Hills, called the serious charges he’s [...]

Livin’ On Tulsa Time: Infiltrating ‘Trump Country’ To Fly A Different Flag

By Danny Sjursen, Scheer Post. -

Once spotted — read: ironically snitched on by onlooking National Guardsmen — our group was rapidly swarmed by a boatload of aggressive, somewhat violent, police officers.  My Marine Corps [...]

Lummi Tribal Members Fight To Free Orca From 50 Year Captivity

By Earth Law Center. -

The two Lummi Nation tribal members working for the release and return of the captive orca Sk'aliCh'elh-tenaut (also known as Tokitae or her stage name, Lolita) announced today that they will be [...]

3 Arrested At Alton Gas Site As RCMP Enforce Injunction

By Staff, Cbc.ca -

RCMP officers enforcing a court-ordered injunction arrested three protesters Wednesday at an encampment next to the site of a controversial natural gas project at Fort Ellis, N.S. Police said in [...]

Indigenous Wisdom Provides Path For Positive Change

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, Clearing the FOG Radio. -

Sherri Mitchell, Penobscot, an Indigenous lawyer, writer and activist, has a new book, "Sacred Instructions: Indigenous Wisdom for Living Spirit-Based Change," which explains her personal journey [...]

Still Struggling For Freedom After 43 Years

By Leonard Peltier, Counterpunch.org -

I am overwhelmed that February 6th is the start of my 43rd year in prison. I have had such high hopes over the years that I might be getting out and returning to my family in North Dakota. And [...]

Indigenous Rights Activists Respond To White Supremacists

By Jenni Monet, www.yesmagazine.org -

By Jenni Monet for Yes! Magazine - Half a city block away, a peaceful gathering had erupted in rapid but short-lived chaos after, police say, someone lodged a burning projectile at an officer, [...]

Clemency For Leonard Peltier ‘In Best Interest Of Justice’

By Kari Ann Boushee, www.whoisleonardpeltier.info -

By Kari Ann Boushee for International Leonard Peltier Defense Committee - Last month, a letter in support of clemency for federal prisoner Leonard Peltier was sent to President Obama by former [...]

What’s Next For Water Protectors At Standing Rock?

By Staff, www.sacredstonecamp.org -

By Staff of Camp of the Sacred Stones - As we reflect on the decision by the US Army (NOT the US Army Corps) to suspend the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) river crossing easement and conduct a [...]

Guatemala’s Indigenous Water Protectors Organize To Challenge Hydroelectric Projects

By Jeff Abbott, www.wagingnonviolence.org -

By Jeff Abbott for Waging Nonviolence - Thousands of indigenous Q’eqchi, Achí and Pomcomchí Mayas took part in a series of protests on October 17 against hydroelectric projects along the Cahabón [...]

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