Indigenous Resistance As Re-occupation Of Land At The Forefront Of Climate Justice

By Litsa Chatzivasileiou, Dissidentvoice.org -

I write as a settler on this land. I am not speaking on behalf of Aboriginal people but rather as an unconditional ally to their struggles. I will specifically address Indigenous resistance in [...]

As Climate Chaos Escalates In Indian Country, Feds Abandon Tribes

By Saul Elbein, News.mongabay.com -

Violent storms known as bomb cyclones usually appear over oceans or coastal areas, not over the U.S. High Plains, but one struck there in March 2019 causing major wind and flood damage. Image [...]

Bureau Of Land Mg’t Gives Big Oil Permits To Drill Chaco Canyon, Ignores Courts

By Carmen Gucwa, Nationofchange.org -

Last month, Indigenous and environmental activists won a crucial court victory against the Bureau of Land Management  after tirelessly waging a years-long fight for the preservation of Chaco [...]

The Indigenous Resistance Against Brazilian President Bolsonaro

By Sue Branford, The New Internationalist -

The young indigenous man, bent double in pain, uttered a deep, heart-wrenching moan. The pain was unbearable. After a while he withdrew from the circle of chanting people and threw himself on the [...]

Mexico: Indigenous Demand Demilitarization Of Zapatista’s Lands

By Staff, Telesurenglish.net -

A "Global Action" is being carried out in defense of Mexican indigenous peoples' right to land, territory and autonomy. International networks supporting the Indigenous Council of Government [...]

Unist’ot’en/Wet’suwet’en Frontline Solidarity Request

By Staff, Earthfirstjournal.org -

The Unist’ot’en are counting on supporters to mobilize in a big way for the next step in our legal battle. From June 11-14, the BC Supreme Court will rule on the interim injunction. It will [...]

Populist Alliances Of ‘Cowboys And Indians’ Are Protecting Rural Lands

By Zoltan Grossman, Theconversation.com -

The sea of red on recent election maps make it look like rural areas are uniformly populated by Republicans. And conventional wisdom suggests that those Americans are largely conservative [...]

Chicago: Indigenous & Climate Activists Disrupt Chase Meeting

By Staff, Risingtidenorthamerica.org -

JPMorgan Chase is banking on climate change and fossil fuels. We’re banking on fierce resistance to Big Oil, Big Coal and the Wall street banks funding them.  Today, Indigenous and climate [...]

Indigenous Leaders Decry Colombia’s Deadly Crackdown On Land Protesters

By Taran Volckhausen, News.mongabay.com -

One person has reportedly died and another was injured after police in Colombia cracked down on a protest by indigenous groups demanding a meeting with the country’s president over land rights. [...]

Washington State Senate Passes Missing And Murdered Indigenous People Bill

By Staff, lrinspire.com -

“This measure takes the important step of creating two liaison positions within the Washington State Patrol to increase trust between governmental organizations and native communities and to [...]

Sacred Headwaters Summit Strengthening Alliances Across Borders

By Staff, News.pachamama.org -

The Sacred Headwaters region of the Amazon, which the indigenous people are now also referring to as Territories for Life, is made up of 60 million acres of tropical rainforest in Ecuador and [...]

Indigenous Activists Set Up Protest Camp At South Texas Cemetery To Stop Trump’s Wall

By Gus Bova, Texasobserver.org -

The 154-year-old Eli Jackson Cemetery sits about a mile from the Rio Grande, south of the Hidalgo County town of San Juan. Encompassing about a quarter-acre, it hosts the remains of some 150 [...]

Urgent-Colombia Minga Betrayed, Uribe Defends Possible Massacre Of Protesters

By Staff, Afgj.org -

The Alliance for Global Justice is saddened and enraged that Colombia’s President Iván Duque, just 200 yards away, decided to abandon his visit with indigenous and popular movement leaders in [...]

Unist’ot’en Camp Preparing For Spring Work And Resistance

By Staff, Itsgoingdown.org -

With spring coming early to the north, plans are underway for new projects across WET’SUWET’EN TERRITORY, including cabin construction for WET’SUWET’EN PEOPLE. Following the invasion of our [...]

All Of This, We Have To Defend

By Caitlin Manning and Joe Bender, Roarmag.org -

An indigenous community in the highlands of Chiapas is learning about the theory and practice of agroecology to lessen their dependency on pesticides. ispatches from Resistant Mexico is a series [...]