A Warning About The Indigenous Genocide In Colombia

By Francisco Quintana, Opendemocracy.net -

For more than five decades, Colombian indigenous peoples resisted the power of warfare, refusing to abandon their land. When the peace agreement eventually passed in November 2016 many thought [...]

Tribes Win Ruling Against Copper Mine On Ancestral Territory

By Amanda Slee, Intercontinentalcry.org -

Phoenix – A federal judge has halted plans to begin digging an open-pit copper mine this month south of Tucson, citing an “inherently flawed” analysis of surface-use rights by the U.S. Forest [...]

Court Upholds North Dakota Law Stripping Voting Rights From Native Americans

By Imani Gandy, Truthout.org -

The case is as much about local infrastructure and lack of regard for North Dakota’s indigenous population as it is about voter suppression and a state forcing voters to comply with a requirement [...]

Indigenous Food Security Is Dependent On Food Sovereignty

By Andy Murphy, Civileats.com -

New research shows that hunting, fishing, and foraging for traditional Native foods help nourish tribal members—but first they need access to their ancestral lands. Several times a year, the [...]

The Fight For Mauna Kea Is A Fight Against Colonial Science

By Keolu Fox and Chanda Prescod-Weinstein, Thenation.com -

Kānaka ʻŌiwi, or Native Hawaiians, have long gazed into the sky to develop sophisticated knowledge systems about the stars, and have even welcomed non-Hawaiian communities to join in doing so. In [...]

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 [...]