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 [...]

#NoDAPL Camp Responds To Eviction: Refuses To Give Up

By Whitney Webb, www.nationofchange.org -

By Whitney Webb for Nation of Change. The federal government finally made its intentions public when the Corps sent a letter to Sioux tribal leaders, telling them that their camps of peaceful [...]

83 People Arrested, Maced in North Dakota

By Nadia Prupis, www.commondreams.org -

By Nadia Prupis for Common Dreams. More than 80 people were arrested in North Dakota on Saturday, as police armed with pepper spray descended on a protest near the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) [...]

Tribal Activists Defy Lawsuit, Vow Continued Resistance Against Dakota Pipeline

By Lauren McCauley, www.commondreams.org -

By Lauren McCauley for Common Dreams - An epic battle over land rights is being waged in the Dakotas, as a local Indigenous community, facing arrests and litigation, is standing firm in its [...]

Power Of Indigenous Activists At Summit Of Climate Justice Movement

By Betsy Taylor, www.huffingtonpost.com -

By Betsy Taylor for The Huffington Post - I just witnessed one of the most moving and tragic tales of this country and its people I have ever encountered. A caravan of Indigenous people traveled [...]

Charmaine White Face Honored For Lifelong Achievements

By Staff, www.nsweekly.com -

By Staff of Native Sun News - RAPID CITY –– Charmaine White Face of Rapid City has been commended as a Giraffe Hero, an award given to people around the world who stick their necks out for the [...]

Mohawks Threaten To Block Energy East

By Philip Authier, www.montrealgazette.com -

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 [...]

Indigenous Activist Berta Cáceres Assassinated

By Staff, www.soaw.org -

By School of Americas Watch, HONDURAS - At approximately 11:45pm last night, the General Coordinator of COPINH, Berta Caceres was assassinated in her hometown of La Esperanza, Intibuca. At least [...]

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 [...]

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