Native American View Of The Grand Canyon’s Centennial Celebration

By Staff, -

Most people view the Grand Canyon as a place of recreation; they go there to sightsee, hike, raft and camp. But the people who have lived there for millennia see it differently. Native Americans [...]

Defendants Accuse Coastal GasLink Of Trying To ‘Subvert Authority’ Of Wet’suwet’en Hereditary Chiefs

By Chantelle Bellrichard, -

Two Wet'suwet'en Nation members are accusing Coastal GasLink of attempting to "subvert the authority" of their hereditary chiefs, in their response filing in B.C. Supreme Court Wednesday opposing [...]

Fulfilling The Prophecy: The Indigenous Peoples March

By Nikki Sanchez, ROAR Magazine -

The Mayan prophecy that I have been raised with teaches that this time in history is an era of great significance for global human consciousness. Through our prophecy, we are taught that as of [...]

Racism Is A Far Too Common Experience For Native People

By Ivan Star Comes Out, -

Due to its unusual growth spurt, this narrow-minded activity is now openly assailing “people of color,” physically and emotionally. An obvious activity is to tell people to return to where they [...]

‘If the Water Is Rising, Then So Must We’: Indigenous Peoples March In Washington Against Global Injustice

By Jessica Corbett, -

"It's a collective cry for help because we're in a time of crisis," said one organizer. "Indigenous people from around the world are suffering from the same colonization." In an event described [...]

Brazilian Indigenous Respond To Bolsonaro: ‘We Are Not Animals In Zoos, We Are People In Our Homeland’

By Elaine Tavares, -

The Bolsonaro government’s racist attacks on indigenous peoples, the administrative change in the Agricultural portfolio, and responsibility for the demarcation of original lands are already [...]

Canadian Police Block Journalists From Covering Indigenous Pipeline Protest

By Andrew Emett, -

While arresting indigenous pipeline protesters in northern British Columbia, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) recently began prohibiting reporters from covering the demonstrations. In [...]

Dominion Attempted To Buy-Off Indigenous Peoples Silence On Atlantic Coast Pipeline

By Lisa Sorg, -

According to a draft version of the document dated May 30, 2018, the tribes “would not petition any state or federal regulatory agency or court of law” or “submit additional comment letters, [...]

14 Arrested As RCMP Break Gate At Gidimt’en Camp Checkpoint Set Up To Stop Pipeline Company Access

By Chantelle Bellrichard and Michelle Ghoussoub, -

The RCMP have arrested 14 people and entered a fortified checkpoint on a forest service road in northern B.C. where people at the Gidimt'en camp were barring a pipeline company from access. The [...]

B.C. Indian Chiefs Condemn RCMP Enforcement Of TransCanada Injunction

By Staff, -

VANCOUVER, B.C. – The Union of B.C. Indian Chiefs says they are concerned about the safety and well-being of the Wet’suwet’en as the RCMP set up nearby the Gidimt’en camp to enforce the interim [...]

Researchers Say RCMP Action Against Wet’suwet’en Would Place Corporate Interests Over Indigenous Rights

By Justin Brake, -

As police prepare to enforce a court injunction against two Indigenous camps standing in the way of a proposed B.C. pipeline, the authors of a new report say their research indicates the RCMP’s [...]

B.C. Indigenous Group Anticipating RCMP Action At Anti-LNG Pipeline Camp Protest

By Amy Smart, -

Supporters of an Indigenous camp blocking access to a planned pipeline in northern British Columbia say they are anticipating RCMP action over an injunction filed against them. Jennifer Wickham, [...]

Dakota Prayer Ride And Water Walk

By Stephanie Dodaro, -

MANKATO, Minn. — On Wednesday, the Dakota Prayer Ride and Water Walk reached its destination, Mankato’s Reconciliation Park, concluding the ceremony that started in Sisseton, South Dakota on [...]

Wet’suwet’en Stand Unwavering As Judge Expands Coastal GasLink Injunction

By Unist’ot’en Camp, -

The Wet’suwet’en people have never signed treaties with Canada or sold their lands, a fact confirmed by Canada’s Supreme Court in 1997 in a landmark case known as Delgamuukw. When TransCanada [...]

Indigenous Group Sues Exxon, Energy Majors Over Fracking Waste Contamination in Patagonia

By Lorraine Chow, -

A major indigenous group in the Argentine Patagonia is suing some of world's biggest oil and gas companies over illegal fracking waste dumps that put the "sensitive Patagonian environment," local [...]