Open Letter To Prime Minister Trudeau And Premier Horgan Re: Wet’suwet’en Hereditary Chiefs’ Opposition To Coastal GasLink Pipeline Project

By Staff, Firstpeopleslaw.com -

As most of you will be aware, the possible RCMP enforcement of an injunction against the Unist’ot’en (a client of ours) in response to their continued opposition to the Coastal GasLink pipeline [...]

Indigenous Leaders Call On Minister Wilkinson To Reject The Teck Frontier Mine

By Staff, Indigenousclimateaction.com -

January 20, 2020, Vancouver, BC, Coast Salish Territories - Indigenous Climate Action (ICA) gathered Indigenous leaders and land defenders outside Minister Wilkinson’s office in North Vancouver [...]

Louisiana Tribes File Complaint With United Nations Over U.S. Inaction On Climate Change

By Sara Sneath, Nola.com -

Four coastal Louisiana tribes that claim the U.S. government has violated their human rights by failing to take action on climate change submitted a formal complaint Wednesday to the United [...]

Wet’suwet’en Hereditary Chiefs Pose Monumental Challenge To $40-Billion LNG Project And The B.C. NDP Government

By Charlie Smith, Straight.com -

Tensions continue to run high over the 670-kilometre Coastal GasLink pipeline project, which has been approved by the federal and B.C. governments, as well as by 20 elected First Nations councils [...]

Wet’suwet’en Hereditary Chiefs Evict Coastal GasLink From Territory

By Staff, Roarmarg.org -

The situation in British Columbia, Canada, where the Indigenous Wet’suwet’en nation is resisting the construction of fractured gas and bitumen pipelines through their unceded territories, is [...]

All Eyes On Wet’suwet’en: International Call For Week Of Solidarity!

By Staff, Itsgoingdown.org -

Unceded and sovereign Wet’suwet’en land is under attack. On December 31, 2019, BC Supreme Court Justice Marguerite Church granted an injunction against members of the Wet’suwet’en nation who have [...]

Canadian Police Were Prepared Shoot Indigenous Land Defenders Opposed To Megaproject On Their Territory

By Brent Patterson, Pbicanada.org -

In 2018, 164 land defenders were killed while protecting their land and ecosystems from destructive extractivist industries. Nearly one quarter of those killed were Indigenous. Many of those [...]

Indigenous Bolivia Ready To Go To War Against Fascism

By Andre Vltchek, Informationclearinghouse.info -

December 12, 20D19 "Information Clearing House" - Bolivia, December 2019, three weeks after the fascist coup. It is devilishly cold. My comrade’s car is carefully navigating through the deep mud [...]

Shifting Our Comfort Zones To Face The Realities Of Colonization, American Genocide And Slavery

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, Popular Resistance. -

Clearing the FOG co-hosts, Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, interviewed Jean-Luc Pierite, a member of the Tunica-Biloxi Tribe from New Orleans. Pierite is president of the North American Indian [...]

Native American COP 25 Delegation Removed From US Embassy

By Jennifer Falcon, Native News Online. -

Madrid, Spain, U.S. Embassy — Over 75 Indigenous activists and their allies demonstrated in front of the US Embassy in Madrid, Spain to demand justice for missing and murdered Indigenous women, [...]

The Centuries-Long History Of Extractive Greed

By Josue De Luna Navarro, Inequality.org -

Two years after spilling 407,000 gallons of oil in South Dakota, the Keystone Pipeline erupted again. In November, a North Dakota portion of the pipeline leaked another 380,000 gallons – adding [...]

Decolonization Requires Black, Brown And Indigenous Voices At The Forefront

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

Native Americans and allies recently commemorated the 50th Annual National Day of Mourning at Plymouth Rock in Massachusetts. Next year will be the 400th anniversary of the pilgrims landing as [...]

COP 25 Climate Summit Opens With Controversy

By Anne Peterman, Global Justice Ecology Project. -

Santiago, Chile–While the annual UN Climate Summit (COP25) commences in Madrid, protesters across Chile, the country in which the COP was originally planned, are demanding that Chile be stripped [...]

50th National Day Of Mourning

By United American Indians of New England, UAINE.org. -

An annual tradition since 1970, Day of Mourning is a solemn, spiritual and highly political day. Many of us fast from sundown the day before through the afternoon of that day (and have a social [...]

The Two Faces Of America

By Tim Giago, Indianz.com. -

America has parallel histories, which it displays by wearing two faces. The first face is that of a near-perfect country filled with honest, hardworking American patriots, a country where all [...]