Tribes To Joe Biden: Stop Dakota Access Pipeline

By Mary Annette Pember, Indian Country Today. -

Emboldened by President Joe Biden’s action to rescind former President Donald Trump’s presidential permit to the Keystone XL pipeline project, leaders of four Sioux tribes are requesting Biden [...]

Two Native Americans Arrested Over Keystone XL Protests

By Lakota People's Law Project, Indian Country Today. -

As many Trump supporters who stormed the nation’s Capitol appear poised to evade punishment, two young Native Americans from the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe in South Dakota have been arrested and [...]

During Civil Rights Era, Native American Communities In The South Armed Themselves Against The KKK

By Malinda Maynor Lowery, Scalawag Magazine. -

I first heard this story when I was probably eight or nine years old—old enough to know what the Ku Klux Klan was and why it was so dangerous, but young enough to believe the story had clear [...]

Indigenous-led Resistance To Enbridge’s Line 3 Pipeline Threatens Big Oil

By Nick Engelfried, Waging Nonviolence. -

When Dawn Goodwin went down to the bank of the upper Mississippi River on Dec. 4, she just wanted to spend some time honoring the traditions of her people. Goodwin was part of a small group of [...]

The Origins Of Anti-Extractivism

By Nick Serpe, Dissent Magazine. -

In the social science literature, there’s this sense that countries or states that rely on mining or oil for their revenues are doomed to some kind of pathology: they’re going to be [...]

Why I’m Thankful For 500 Years Of Indigenous Resistance

By Matt Remle, Last Real Indians. -

Starting in 1452, under the guise of the Papal Bull Romanus Pontifex and later the 1493 Papal Bull Inter Cetera, the Christian Doctrine of Discovery, European Christians began their efforts to [...]

Indigenous Land Defenders Shut Down Port Access

By Ben Miljure, BC CTV News. -

Vancouver, BC - A group of Indigenous land defenders have taken over the intersection of East Hastings Street and Clark Drive in Vancouver, blocking one of the access routes to the Port of [...]

Indigenous Peoples’ Victory: Largest Dam Removal In The World

By Margaret Flowers, Clearing the FOG. -

After nearly two decades, Indigenous Peoples win an agreement for the largest dam removal in the world. Four of the six dams on the Klamath River in California and Oregon will be taken down, [...]

Secwepemc Land Defenders Kanahus Manuel And Isha Jules On Trial

By Brent Patterson, Peace Brigades International. -

On October 19, 2019, Manuel and Tiny House Warrior land defender Isha Jules were charged by the RCMP with mischief when they told construction workers that they did not have consent from the [...]

Colombia: National Strike Joins The Minga As Mobilization Grows

Colombia woke up on Wednesday with a new national strike in the country's main cities, amidst the coronavirus crisis and the increase in the numbers of massacres and murders of social leaders and [...]

Solidarity With Colombia’s Indigenous Minga And National Strike!

By the Alliance for Global Justice. -

Minga is an indigenous concept that means working to build together, doing things in community for the wellbeing of all. The leaders of the Minga are also calling on President Iván Duque to meet [...]

Indigenous Defenders Are Front-Line Essential Workers

By Amy Ede, The Star. -

Canada - Expect to work 24/7 on-site. There are no benefits, no days off, and shelter is not provided. You will likely face threats, violence, criminalization, and arrest. So, why are some of [...]

Members Of Secwépemc Unity Camp Shut Down Trans Mountain Pipeline

By Michael Potestio, Kamloops This Week. -

Canada - Several people were arrested on Thursday (Oct. 15) at the Trans Mountain construction site on Mission Flats in Kamloops. Members of the We, the Secwépemc Unity Camp to Stop the Trans [...]

When Is An obelisk Not Just An Obelisk?

By Elena Ortiz, The Red Nation. -

New Mexico - When I was a child, my dad and I would sometimes walk down to Santa Fe Plaza, especially on cool autumn afternoons. We would get Cokes from Woolworth’s. My father would visit with [...]

Celebrate Indigenous People’s Day By Supporting Indigenous Resistance

By Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance. -

This weekend, celebration of Indigenous People's Day will replace the federal holiday, Columbus Day, in at least eight states and over 130 cities in 34 states. Along with the toppling of Columbus [...]

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